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How big is 17,098,242 square kilometers?

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It's about 4,000,000,000,000 times as big as a King Size Bed
In other words, 17,098,242 square kilometers is 4,240,000,000,000 times the size of a King Size Bed, and the size of a King Size Bed is 0.0000000000002360 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A King-Size mattress measures 0.000004030 square kilometers in total area. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 0.00000500 square kilometers for those in positions of wealth or power.
It's about 15,000,000,000,000 times as big as a Bath Towel
In other words, 17,098,242 square kilometers is 15,776,000,000,000 times the size of a Bath Towel, and the size of a Bath Towel is 0.0000000000000633870 times that amount.
(for Fieldcrest Luxury Solid Towels)
Bath towels typically measure 142.24 cm (56 in) by 76.2 cm (30 in), for a total area of about 0.00000108380 square kilometers. The city of Bursa, Turkey is known as the birthplace of the modern towel.
It's about 150,000,000,000,000 times as big as an Airplane Tray Table
In other words, 17,098,242 square kilometers is 169,000,000,000,000.000000000000000000 times the size of an Airplane Tray Table, and the size of an Airplane Tray Table is 0.000000000000005920 times that amount.
(average)
With wide variation among different models of airplanes, in-flight tray tables measure around 41.2 cm (16.5 in) x 24.1 cm (9.5 in) for a total area of 0.0000001010 square kilometers. Flight safety rules require that the tray tables be upright and locked during takeoff and landing so as to reduce the risk of passenger abdominal injury.
It's about 450,000,000,000,000 times as big as an Apple iPad
In other words, 17,098,242 square kilometers is 427,200,000,000,000.0000000000000000000 times the size of an Apple iPad, and the size of an Apple iPad is 0.0000000000000023410 times that amount.
(for 9.7 inch, Apple iPad Air MD785LL/B)
An Apple iPad measures 23 cm (9.4 in) x 17 cm (6.6 in) for a total device area of 0.000000040020 square kilometers. The base model iPad Air features 16 GB of storage capacity.
It's about 3,000,000,000,000,000 times as big as a Post-it® Note (3M)
In other words, the size of a Post-it® Note (3M) is 0.000000000000000310 times 17,098,242 square kilometers.
(3M) (generically sticky notes, a.k.a. repositionable notes, a.k.a. repositional notes)
A Post-it® Note measures 0.00000000540 square kilometers in total area. In September, 1989, Hurricane Hugo swept through Charleston, South Carolina with winds up to 230 kph (140 mph), uprooting eight oak trees in Mr. Bruce Brakefield's yard, but leaving in place a Post-it® note attached to his front door.
It's about 3,000,000,000,000,000 times as big as a Playing Card
In other words, the size of a Playing Card is 0.000000000000000320 times 17,098,242 square kilometers.
(ISO 216 B8 size)
A single ISO 216 B8-size playing card measures 0.00000000560 square kilometers. Although this size is the most common playing card, many casinos use the smaller "bridge size" card — 0.00000000260 square kilometers smaller.
It's about 200,000,000,000,000,000 times as big as a Nailhead
In other words, 17,098,242 square kilometers is 219,900,000,000,000,000.0000000000000000000000 times the size of a Nailhead, and the size of a Nailhead is 0.0000000000000000045480 times that amount.
(for 11-gauge wire nai)
An 11-gauge nailhead measures 0.000000000077740 square kilometers. Nails have been used since ancient times; archaeologists have discovered Ancient Egyptian nails that are over 5,000 years old.