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It's about one-fifth as big as United States
In other words, 1,717,854.30 square kilometers is 0.17481540 times the size of United States, and the size of United States is 5.720320 times that amount.
(a.k.a. United States of America, a.k.a. America, a.k.a. USA, a.k.a. US)
The third or fourth largest country in the world (there is some dispute in how China's total area is measured), the United States measures 9,826,675 sq. km in total area. The United States is the third-most populous country in the world, home to over 300 million people.
It's about one-fifth as big as Canada
In other words, 1,717,854.30 square kilometers is 0.1720490 times the size of Canada, and the size of Canada is 5.81230 times that amount.
Canada measures 9,984,670 sq. km in total area. It is both the second-largest country in the world and one of the most-sparsely populated, in addition to having the longest coastline of any country in the world — 243,000 km (151,000 mi).
It's about seven times as big as Michigan
In other words, 1,717,854.30 square kilometers is 6.8578770 times the size of Michigan, and the size of Michigan is 0.14581770 times that amount.
(United States)
The "Great Lakes State," Michigan measures 250,493.6 sq. m in total area. According to some studies, there is no point in Michigan that is more than 9.66 km (6 mi) from a lake or 136.79 km (85 mi) from a Great Lake.
It's about seven-and-a-half times as big as Minnesota
In other words, 1,717,854.30 square kilometers is 7.6291230 times the size of Minnesota, and the size of Minnesota is 0.13107670 times that amount.
(United States)
The "North Star State," Minnesota measures 225,170.6 sq. km in total area. Due to an error in the map used while writing the Treaty of Paris, a 1,544.5 sq. km (596.3 sq. mi) segment of Minnesota called the "Northwest Angle" lies north of the 49th parallel, which marks the border between the contiguous United States and Canada across the western remainder of the two countries.
It's about eight times as big as Kansas
In other words, 1,717,854.30 square kilometers is 8.06141 times the size of Kansas, and the size of Kansas is 0.1240480 times that amount.
(United States)
The "Sunflower State," Kansas measures 213,096.0 sq. km in total area. The point said to be the geographic center of the continental United States is located near Lebanon, Kansas.
It's about one-tenth as big as Russia
In other words, 1,717,854.30 square kilometers is 0.100469640 times the size of Russia, and the size of Russia is 9.95325550 times that amount.
(a.k.a Российская Федерация, formally the Russian Federation, a.k.a. Россия)
The largest country in the world, Russia measures 17,098,242 sq. km. Russia spans eleven time zones and holds more forest than any other country in the world, as well as lakes and rivers containing totaling 25% of the world's fresh water supply.
It's about ten times as big as Florida
In other words, 1,717,854.30 square kilometers is 10.08701 times the size of Florida, and the size of Florida is 0.09913741 times that amount.
(United States)
The "Sunshine State," Florida measures 170,303.6 sq. km in total area. Florida has 1,067 km (663 mi) of oceanfront beaches and 1,926.38 km (1,197 mi) of coastline total.