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This Is the Smallest State in America

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Massachusetts
> Total area in sq. miles: 10,554 — 7th smallest
> Pct. of U.S. area: 0.28%

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Michigan
> Total area in sq. miles: 96,714 — 11th largest
> Pct. of U.S. area: 2.55%

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Minnesota
> Total area in sq. miles: 86,936 — 12th largest
> Pct. of U.S. area: 2.29%

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Mississippi
> Total area in sq. miles: 48,432 — 19th smallest
> Pct. of U.S. area: 1.28%

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Missouri
> Total area in sq. miles: 69,707 — 21st largest
> Pct. of U.S. area: 1.84%

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