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It's about as big as Houston
In other words, 143,040 hectares is 0.953 times the size of Houston, and the size of Houston is 1.05 times that amount.
(Texas)
The largest city in Texas and the fourth-largest city in the United States as of 2009, Houston measures 150,100 hectares 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.
It's about nine-tenths as big as London
In other words, 143,040 hectares is 0.9059 times the size of London, and the size of London is 1.104 times that amount.
(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 157,900 hectares. 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 nine-tenths as big as Stewart Island
In other words, 143,040 hectares is 0.8514 times the size of Stewart Island, and the size of Stewart Island is 1.175 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Rakiura) (Southland, New Zealand) (total land area)
Stewart Island, New Zealand's third-largest island measures 168,000 hectares. Eighty-five percent of the Island, or about 140,000 hectares, is Rakiura National Park, which opened in 2002.
It's about three-fifths as big as Cape Town
In other words, 143,040 hectares is 0.5812 times the size of Cape Town, and the size of Cape Town is 1.721 times that amount.
(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 246,100 hectares 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 half as big as Yosemite National Park
In other words, 143,040 hectares is 0.472567 times the size of Yosemite National Park, and the size of Yosemite National Park is 2.1161 times that amount.
(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 302,687 hectares in total area, of which 20,800 hectares 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 one-third as big as Rhode Island
In other words, 143,040 hectares is 0.357452 times the size of Rhode Island, and the size of Rhode Island is 2.79758 times that amount.
(a.k.a. The State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, a.k.a. RI) (United States)
The "Ocean State," Rhode Island measures 400,166 hectares in total area. Several large bays totaling 270,600 hectares make up 32.4% of its total area.
It's about one-third as big as Kangaroo Island
In other words, 143,040 hectares is 0.3247 times the size of Kangaroo Island, and the size of Kangaroo Island is 3.1 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Karta) (state of South Australia, Australia)
Kangaroo Island, off the southern coast of Australia, measures 440,500 hectares in total area. The island is famous for its ligurian bee colonies, exporting over 100 tonnes of honey each year.