US States Renamed For Countries With Similar GDPs

Jan 12, 2005
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http://strangemaps.wordpress.com/2007/06/10/131-us-states-renamed-for-countries-with-similar-gdps/
Found this interesting. It is all explained on the site. US States Renamed For Countries With Similar GDPs
1. California, it is often said, would be the world’s sixth- or seventh-largest economy if it was a separate country. Actually, that would be the eighth, according to this map, as France (with a GDP of $2,15 trillion) is #8 on the aforementioned list.
2. Texas’ economy is significantly smaller, exactly half of California’s, as its GDP compares to that of Canada (#10, $1,08 trillion).
3. Florida also does well, with its GDP comparable to Asian tiger South Korea’s (#13 at $786 billion).
4. Illinois – Mexico (GDP #14 at $741 billion)
5. New Jersey – Russia (GDP #15 at $733 billion)
6. Ohio – Australia (GDP #16 at $645 billion)
7. New York – Brazil (GDP #17 at $621 billion)
8. Pennsylvania – Netherlands (GDP #18 at $613 billion)
9. Georgia – Switzerland (GDP #19 at $387 billion)
10. North Carolina – Sweden (GDP #20 at $371 billion)
11. Massachusetts – Belgium (GDP #21 at $368 billion)
12. Washington – Turkey (GDP #22 at $358 billion)
13. Virginia – Austria (GDP #24 at $309 billion)
14. Tennessee – Saudi Arabia (GDP #25 at $286 billion)
15. Missouri – Poland (GDP #26 at $265 billion)
16. Louisiana – Indonesia (GDP #27 at $264 billion)
17. Minnesota – Norway (GDP #28 at $262 billion)
18. Indiana – Denmark (GDP #29 at $256 billion)
19. Connecticut – Greece (GDP #30 at $222 billion)
20. Michigan – Argentina (GDP #31 at $210 billion)
21. Nevada – Ireland (GDP #32 at $203 billion)
22. Wisconsin – South Africa (GDP #33 at $200 billion)
23. Arizona – Thailand (GDP #34 at $197 billion)
24. Colorado – Finland (GDP #35 at $196 billion)
25. Alabama – Iran (GDP #36 at $195 billion)
26. Maryland – Hong Kong (#37 at $187 billion GDP)
27. Kentucky – Portugal (GDP #38 at $177 billion)
28. Iowa – Venezuela (GDP #39 at $148 billion)
29. Kansas – Malaysia (GDP #40 at $132 billion)
30. Arkansas – Pakistan (GDP #41 at $124 billion)
31. Oregon – Israel (GDP #42 at $122 billion)
32. South Carolina – Singapore (GDP #43 at $121 billion)
33. Nebraska – Czech Republic (GDP #44 at $119 billion)
34. New Mexico – Hungary (GDP #45 at $113 billion)
35. Mississippi – Chile (GDP #48 at $100 billion)
36. DC – New Zealand (#49 at $99 billion GDP)
37. Oklahoma – Philippines (GDP #50 at $98 billion)
38. West Virginia – Algeria (GDP #51 at $92 billion)
39. Hawaii – Nigeria (GDP #53 at $83 billion)
40. Idaho – Ukraine (GDP #54 at $81 billion)
41. Delaware – Romania (#55 at $79 billion GDP)
42. Utah – Peru (GDP #56 at $76 billion)
43. New Hampshire – Bangladesh (GDP #57 at $69 billion)
44. Maine – Morocco (GDP #59 at $57 billion)
45. Rhode Island – Vietnam (GDP #61 at $48 billion)
46. South Dakota – Croatia (GDP #66 at $37 billion)
47. Montana – Tunisia (GDP #69 at $33 billion)
48. North Dakota – Ecuador (GDP #70 at $32 billion)
49. Alaska – Belarus (GDP #73 at $29 billion)
50. Vermont – Dominican Republic (GDP #81 at $20 billion)
51. Wyoming – Uzbekistan (GDP #101 at $11 billion)
 

Little Chuckie

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I would have never of guess Florida would be #3. Nor Alaska being so low, guess the oil profits go out of state.
 

weakside

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I always thought Mississippi would be at the bottom. Good for them.
 

abudabit

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Oct 10, 2004
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It's hard to go below Wyoming. All they have is gay shephards.
 

Shaggz

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Hello os wackbaggers do companheiro isto são um local tão agradável. Eu amo estar aqui.
 

Polack

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What the fuck? Doesn't south Africa have a shitload of diamond mines? How the hell does Wisconsin even come close to that? All we have are loggers and farmers up here.
 
Jan 12, 2005
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What the fuck? Doesn't south Africa have a shitload of diamond mines? How the hell does Wisconsin even come close to that? All we have are loggers and farmers up here.
They aren't weighted for their respective populations. Somewhat misleading, but still interesting.
 

BCH

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The fact that the US uses the lion's share of "the world's natural resources" looks quite different in this context now doesn't it. We produce the most. If you look at carbon emissions vs. GDP, the US is actually one of the most efficient users of energy.
 

ChimneyFish

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"Alabama. The Iran of the United States."



Hack???? Yes. But somebody had to do it.:icon_razz
 

Budyzir

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The fact that the US uses the lion's share of "the world's natural resources" looks quite different in this context now doesn't it. We produce the most. If you look at carbon emissions vs. GDP, the US is actually one of the most efficient users of energy.
:clap::clap::clap::clap::clap:

Excellent point.
 

MetalSign

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Was I the only one wondering why there were 51 states on there, then seeing DC and realizing I'm an ass?
 

Mort

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^^^ Yep, the only one.

And I figured Washington would be higher, what with Microsoft and Boeing and all. I have a handout from my Poly Sci class in college saying that, in terms of net worth, Microsoft would be the 10th largest country in the world.