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Sometimes Colorado seems like its own country. And there's a reason for that.

Colorado is actually larger than some of the most famous countries in the world — so much so that several of those nations and others could actually fit inside our state with room to spare.

This fact is graphically depicted in "If Colorado Were a Storage Unit, What Countries Would Fit Inside?," from the folks at SelfStorage.com. The site has created a series of maps that superimpose thirteen countries over Colorado, and in general, the former don't quite measure up.

Size matters. Check out the maps here.

Continue to see how seven more countries compare to Colorado in terms of size.

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