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How big is 17,098,242 square kilometers?

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It's about 10,000,000,000 times as big as a Hockey rink
In other words, 17,098,242 square kilometers is 11,272,361,600 times the size of a Hockey rink, and the size of a Hockey rink is 0.00000000008871255510 times that amount.
(per NHL specification)
Per National Hockey League Official Rules, a hockey rink should measure 60.96 m long by 25.908 m wide with a corner arc radius of 8.5344 m, for a total area of about 0.00151682874 square kilometers. Ice hockey is believed to have developed from field hockey after players began holding games on ice rinks, which had been traditionally used for the sport of curling.
It's about 15,000,000,000 times as big as Manchester Cathedral
In other words, 17,098,242 square kilometers is 13,810,000,000 times the size of Manchester Cathedral, and the size of Manchester Cathedral is 0.000000000072410 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Cathedral and Collegiate Church of St Mary, St Denys and St George) (Manchester, England, United Kingdom) (total interior area of Nave, Chapel, Library, Chapter House, and Rectory)
Manchester Cathedral includes a total interior area of 0.001238 square kilometers between the Nave, Chapel, Library, Chapter House, and Rectory. The height of the Cathedral's bell tower is 41.1 m.
It's about 15,000,000,000 times as big as Fort Knox
In other words, 17,098,242 square kilometers is 14,500,000,000 times the size of Fort Knox, and the size of Fort Knox is 0.0000000000690 times that amount.
(a.k.a. the United States Bullion Depository, a.k.a. "Gold Vault") (Kentucky)
The United States Bullion Depository, commonly referred to by the metonym "Fort Knox" (in spite of the fact that the Depository is not located on the Fort proper), measures 32.0 m (105 ft) by 36.9 m (121 ft), for a total area of about 0.00118 square kilometers. The Depository is most famous for housing the largest portion of the national gold reserve, but has also temporarily housed the original US Declaration of Independence, an original copy of the US Constitution, and other important documents, kept there for safe keeping during World War II.
It's about 35,000,000,000 times as big as a Basketball court
In other words, 17,098,242 square kilometers is 34,497,459,260 times the size of a Basketball court, and the size of a Basketball court is 0.000000000028987642030 times that amount.
(per NBA regulation)
Per NBA rules , a basketball court should measure 29.5656 m long by 16.764 m wide, for a total area of 0.0004956377184 square kilometers. The first basketball game, held in a Springfield Massachusetts YMCA, was played on a court half the size of today's NBA standard and ended with a score of 1-0.
It's about 50,000,000,000 times as big as an IMAX screen
In other words, 17,098,242 square kilometers is 48,270,000,000 times the size of an IMAX screen, and the size of an IMAX screen is 0.000000000020720 times that amount.
(standard)
An IMAX movie theater screen measures 22 m (72 ft) by 16 m (52 ft) for a total area of 0.0003542 square kilometers. Because the film used in an IMAX movie is more than eight times larger than regular film, the platters of a two-and-a-half hour feature film can weigh up to 250 kg (550 lbs).
It's about 65,000,000,000 times as big as a Tennis court
In other words, 17,098,242 square kilometers is 65,542,715,000 times the size of a Tennis court, and the size of a Tennis court is 0.0000000000152572260 times that amount.
(per ITF specification; for doubles)
Per International Tennis Federation Rules of Tennis 2009, a doubles tennis court should measure 23.7744 m long by 10.9728 m, for a total area of about 0.00026076 square kilometers. Courts may be surfaced with crushed red stone, shale, brick, hard-soil grass, or asphalt.
It's about 1,000,000,000,000 times as big as a Parking Space
In other words, 17,098,242 square kilometers is 1,140,000,000,000 times the size of a Parking Space, and the size of a Parking Space is 0.0000000000008770 times that amount.
(a.k.a Parking Stall) (average; surface lot; North America)
An average-size parking space in a North American surface lot measures 0.0000150 square kilometers. Due to the high real estate prices at the time, parking spaces in a densely-populated part of Manhattan would sell for an average of $165,000 in 2007, with some spaces fetching up to $225,000.