How big is 85 acres?
It's about nine-tenths as big as The Mall of America
The size of The Mall of America is about 96 acres.
(a.k.a. MOA, a.k.a. MoA, a.k.a. Megamall) (Bloomington, Minnesota) (total area)
It's about four-fifths as big as Vatican City
The size of Vatican City is about 110 acres.
(a.k.a. Holy See, a.k.a. State of the Vatican City, a.k.a. Stato della Città del Vaticano)
The world's smallest nation in both area and population, Vatican City is a walled enclave within Rome, Italy measuring 110 acres in total area. Vatican City has been home to the Papacy since its incorporation in 1929 and the territory has been the home of Popes since 1377.
It's about one-and-two-fifths times as big as Soccer City
The size of Soccer City is about 59 acres.
(a.k.a. FNB Stadium, a.k.a. First National Bank Stadium, a.k.a. The Calabash) (Cape Town, Western Cape province, South Africa) (Nasrec, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa) (total stadium footprint)
Soccer City, the football (soccer) and rugby stadium measures 59 acres and is the largest stadium in the country of South Africa and largest on the continent of Africa. The Stadium was the site of Nelson Mandela's first public speech upon being released from prison, and the site of Mandela's public memorial in 2013.
It's about one-and-a-half times as big as Washington National Cathedral
The size of Washington National Cathedral is about 57 acres.
(a.k.a. Cathedral Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul) (Washington, DC) (total plot)
It's about one-and-a-half times as big as The United States Capitol
The size of The United States Capitol is about 57 acres.
(Washington, DC) (Immediate grounds size)
The grounds of United States Capitol, at the center of Washington DC's quadrants, consists of about seventeen buildings on a 57 acres plot. While the Capitol Building is the central feature, other buildings include the Supreme Court Buildings and the Library of Congress Buildings, as well as several monuments and sculptures.
It's about three-fifths as big as Rizal Park
The size of Rizal Park is about 140 acres.
(a.k.a. Liwasang Rizal, a.k.a. Parque Rizal, a.k.a. Luneta Park, a.k.a. Luneta) (Ermita, Manila, Philippines)
Rizal Park covers 140 acres on the edge of Manila Bay. The Park is an important site in Filipino history and is the traditional location for Independence Day celebrations and Presidential inaugurations.
It's about three-fifths as big as Eden Gardens Cricket Grounds
The size of Eden Gardens Cricket Grounds is about 150 acres.
(Kolkata, West Bengal, India) (stadium size)
It's about half as big as Disneyland
The size of Disneyland is about 160 acres.
(a.k.a. Disneyland Park) (Anaheim, California) (public areas)
The public areas of Disneyland occupy 160 acres. The park consists of nine themed "stages" — including Main Street, U.S.A; Adventureland; Frontierland; Fantasyland; and Tomorrowland — with hidden passages that allow park employees to move between each without being seen by guests.
It's about two times as big as Grand Central Station
The size of Grand Central Station is about 50 acres.
(formally Grand Central Terminal, a.k.a. Grand Central, a.k.a. GCT) (New York City, New York) (total terminal area).
It's about half as big as The Forbidden City
The size of The Forbidden City is about 180 acres.
(a.k.a. Forbidden Palace, a.k.a. Purple Forbidden City, a.k.a. Zijin Cheng, a.k.a. Zǐjinchéng, a.k.a. 紫禁城) (Beijing, China)
The imperial palace complex of the Forbidden City consists of 980 buildings covering 180 acres. The City was the home of Chinese Emperors and their cabinets from its construction in 1420 until the fall of the last ruling dynasty in 1912.
It's about two-and-a-half times as big as Eden Park
The size of Eden Park is about 37.10 acres.
(Auckland, Auckland Province, New Zealand) (total grounds)
It's about two-and-a-half times as big as The Citadelle
The size of The Citadelle is about 37 acres.
(a.k.a. La Citadelle, a.k.a. Québec Citadelle, a.k.a. The Citadel) (Québec City, Quebec, Canada) (for the fortified enclosure)
It's about two-and-a-half times as big as The Pentagon
The size of The Pentagon is about 34.10 acres.
(a.k.a. United States Department of Defense Headquarters) (Washington, D.C.) (total floor area)
It's about three times as big as Ellis Island
The size of Ellis Island is about 27.40 acres.
(Jersey City, New Jersey and New York City, New York)(now officially part of the Statue of Liberty National Monument)
Ellis Island, home of the Ellis Island Immigration Station, is 27.40 acres in total area. Nine-tenths of the island were artificially created after the New York-New Jersey borders had already been defined, leading to a sovereignty dispute which was settled by the US Supreme Court in 1998.
It's about three-and-a-half times as big as King Shaka International Airport (DUR)
The size of King Shaka International Airport (DUR) is about 25.50 acres.
(a.k.a. KSIA) (La Mercy, Durban City, eThekwini Municipality, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa) (total terminal area)