Connecticut (USA) is 8.3% larger than Qatar.
Qatar, officially the State of Qatar, is a sovereign Arab country, located in Western Asia, occupying the small Qatar Peninsula on the northeasterly coast of the Arabian Peninsula. Its sole land border is with Saudi Arabia to the south, with the rest of its territory surrounded by the Persian Gulf. Wikipedia
Connecticut is the southernmost state in the northeastern region of the United States known as New England. It is bordered by Rhode Island to the east, Massachusetts to the north, New York to the west, and Long Island Sound to the south. Its capital city is Hartford. Wikipedia