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It's about 400 times as big as Kangaroo Island
In other words, 1,717,854.30 square kilometers is 390 times the size of Kangaroo Island, and the size of Kangaroo Island is 0.002564 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Karta) (state of South Australia, Australia)
Kangaroo Island, off the southern coast of Australia, measures 4,405 sq. km in total area. The island is famous for its ligurian bee colonies, exporting over 100 tonnes of honey each year.
It's about 450 times as big as Rhode Island
In other words, 1,717,854.30 square kilometers is 429.2850 times the size of Rhode Island, and the size of Rhode Island is 0.00232945 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 4,001.66 sq. km in total area. Several large bays totaling 2,706 sq. km make up 32.4% of its total area.
It's about 550 times as big as Yosemite National Park
In other words, 1,717,854.30 square kilometers is 567.5350 times the size of Yosemite National Park, and the size of Yosemite National Park is 0.00176201 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 3,026.87 sq. km in total area, of which 20 sq. km 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 700 times as big as Cape Town
In other words, 1,717,854.30 square kilometers is 698 times the size of Cape Town, and the size of Cape Town is 0.001433 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 2,461 sq. km 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 1,000 times as big as Stewart Island
In other words, 1,717,854.30 square kilometers is 1,023 times the size of Stewart Island, and the size of Stewart Island is 0.0009775 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Rakiura) (Southland, New Zealand) (total land area)
Stewart Island, New Zealand's third-largest island measures 1,680 sq. km. Eighty-five percent of the Island, or about 1,400 sq. km, is Rakiura National Park, which opened in 2002.
It's about 1,000 times as big as London
In other words, 1,717,854.30 square kilometers is 1,088 times the size of London, and the size of London is 0.0009191 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 1,579 sq. km. 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 1,000 times as big as Houston
In other words, 1,717,854.30 square kilometers is 1,144 times the size of Houston, and the size of Houston is 0.0008741 times that amount.
(Texas)
The largest city in Texas and the fourth-largest city in the United States as of 2009, Houston measures 1,501 sq. km 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.