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It's about as big as Kangaroo Island
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The size of Kangaroo Island is about 1,088,000 acres.
(a.k.a. Karta) (state of South Australia, Australia)
Kangaroo Island, off the southern coast of Australia, measures 1,088,000 acres in total area. The island is famous for its ligurian bee colonies, exporting over 100 tonnes of honey each year.
It's about as big as Fort Bliss
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The size of Fort Bliss is about 1,120,000 acres.
(near Las Cruces, New Mexico and El Paso, Texas)
Fort Bliss is the United States Army's second-largest installation with a total area of 1,120,000 acres. It is known as the largest TRADOC (Training and Doctrine Command) site, the Army's largest maneuver area, and the country's largest contiguous tract of open airspace.
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as big as Rhode Island
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The size of Rhode Island is about 988,832 acres.
(a.k.a. The State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, a.k.a. RI) (United States)
The "Ocean State," Rhode Island measures 988,832 acres in total area. Several large bays totaling 668,667 acres make up 32.4% of its total area.
It's about nine-tenths as big as Grand Canyon National Park
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The size of Grand Canyon National Park is about 1,218,375.540 acres.
(Coconino County and Mohave Counties, Arizona, near Fredonia and Grand Canyon, Arizona)
Containing the 446 km (277 mi) Grand Canyon gorge, Grand Canyon National Park covers 1,218,375.320 acres.
It's about nine-tenths as big as Calgary
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The size of Calgary is about 1,262,760 acres.
(Calgary metro) (Canada)
One of the largest cities in Canada, Calgary measures 1,262,760 acres. Calgary has a large parks system, with 800 km of pathways connecting the city's various parks.
It's about three-fourths as big as Prince Edward Island
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The size of Prince Edward Island is about 1,404,520 acres.
(a.k.a. PEI, a.k.a. P.E.I., a.k.a. Île-du-Prince-Édouard, a.k.a. Eilean a' Phrionnsa, a.k.a. Garden of the Gulf, a.k.a. Birthplace of the Confederation, a.k.a. Île Saint-Jean)
Prince Edward Island, located off Canada's eastern coast in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, measures 1,404,520 acres in total area. Significant among Prince Edward Island's industries is agriculture, with the island producing 1.3 billion kg (1.4 million tons) of potatoes each year — almost 21% the output of the US state of Idaho with 3% as much land.
It's about seven-tenths as big as Tshwane
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The size of Tshwane is about 1,574,000 acres.
(a.k.a. Pretoria, a.k.a. ePitoli, a.k.a. Jacaranda City) (Gauteng, South Africa) (for Tshwane metro area)
Tshwane, South Africa's executive capital, measures 1,574,000 acres in total metro area. The Reserve Bank of South Africa is the city's tallest building at 150 m in height.
It's about one-and-a-half times as big as Yosemite National Park
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The size of Yosemite National Park is about 747,956 acres.
(Tuolumne, Mariposa, and Madera counties, California, near Mariposa, California) (total land area)
Famous for its granite cliffs and Giant Sequoia groves, Yosemite National Park is 747,956 acres in total area, of which 51,397.90 acres is the well-known Yosemite Valley. The Park is known as the home of Yosemite Falls — the highest waterfall in North America and sixth highest in the world at 739 m (2,420 ft)
It's about two-thirds as big as Ottawa
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The size of Ottawa is about 1,672,260 acres.
(a.k.a. Ville d'Ottawa) (Ottawa metropolitan area) (Canada)
The capital and fourth-largest city of Canada, Ottawa measures 1,672,260 acres. For many years, the skyline of Ottawa was dominated by the Peace Tower (la Tour de la Paix), with city ordinances preventing other structures from exceeding its 92.2 m height.
It's about one-and-four-fifths times as big as Cape Town
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The size of Cape Town is about 608,100 acres.
(a.k.a. Kaapstad, a.k.a. iKapa, a.k.a. The Mother City) (Western Cape, South Africa) (for Cape Town metro area)
Cape Town, South Africa's legislative capital, measures 608,100 acres in total metro area. The core of Cape Town lies at the base of Table Mountain (a.k.a. Huriǂoaxa, a.k.a. Tafelberg), a 1,084.6 m peak.
It's about two-fifths as big as Hawaii (Island)
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The size of Hawaii (Island) is about 2,577,930 acres.
(a.k.a. Hawaii, a.k.a. The Big Island) (Hawaii)
The largest of the main Hawaiian Islands and the largest island in the United States, Hawaii measures 2,577,930 acres in total area. It is known for its continuously erupting (for the past two decades, as of 2011) volcano, Kīlauea, and for the black sand beaches formed by the lava flow.
It's about two-and-a-half times as big as Stewart Island
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The size of Stewart Island is about 415,100 acres.
(a.k.a. Rakiura) (Southland, New Zealand) (total land area)
Stewart Island, New Zealand's third-largest island measures 415,100 acres. Eighty-five percent of the Island, or about 345,900 acres, is Rakiura National Park, which opened in 2002.
It's about three times as big as London
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The size of London is about 390,200 acres.
(a.k.a. Greater London) (London Region) (England, United Kingdom)
London, one of the most important global cities in the world, currently occupies a total area of 390,200 acres. For more than one hundred years, between the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, it was the largest city in the world by population.
It's about one-third as big as Sydney
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The size of Sydney is about 3,056,130 acres.
(a.k.a. Cadi) (Greater Sydney region) (Australia)
The region of Greater Sydney, the largest city of Oceania, measures 3,056,130 acres. The Royal National Park, in Sutherland Shire, located in the southern part of the city, is the second oldest national park in the world and covers 32,617.90 acres.
It's about three times as big as Houston
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The size of Houston is about 370,900 acres.
The largest city in Texas and the fourth-largest city in the United States as of 2009, Houston measures 370,900 acres in total area. The city is known for its broad corporate base, prominence in oilfield equipment, and for its port, which accepts more cargo than any other port in the United States.
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