How Big Is the U.S. Economy, Really?

Last Updated Aug 20, 2007 6:48 PM EDT

US States Renamed For Countries With Similar GDPsIt's easy enough to say, "oh, yeah, the U.S. has a $13-something trillion GDP -- it's the biggest economy in the world." But when you take each U.S. state and rename it for a national economy of about the same size, a more telling picture starts to take shape. Strange Maps put together this "slightly misleading" but intriguing map of the United States, along with some qualifying commentary. Check it out here.