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It's about three-fifths as big as Houston
In other words, 839,900,000 square meters is 0.5596 times the size of Houston, and the size of Houston is 1.787 times that amount.
(Texas)
The largest city in Texas and the fourth-largest city in the United States as of 2009, Houston measures 1,501,000,000 square meters 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 one-and-nine-tenths times as big as San Jose
In other words, 839,900,000 square meters is 1.85 times the size of San Jose, and the size of San Jose is 0.541 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Capital of Silicon Valley) (California)
The third-largest city in California as of 2009, San Jose measures 453,000,000 square meters in total area. The city is known for its large technology industry.
It's about half as big as London
In other words, 839,900,000 square meters is 0.5319 times the size of London, and the size of London is 1.88 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 1,579,000,000 square meters. 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 half as big as Stewart Island
In other words, 839,900,000 square meters is 0.4999 times the size of Stewart Island, and the size of Stewart Island is 2 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Rakiura) (Southland, New Zealand) (total land area)
Stewart Island, New Zealand's third-largest island measures 1,680,000,000 square meters. Eighty-five percent of the Island, or about 1,400,000,000 square meters, is Rakiura National Park, which opened in 2002.
It's about two times as big as The Isle of Wight
In other words, 839,900,000 square meters is 2.16 times the size of The Isle of Wight, and the size of The Isle of Wight is 0.463 times that amount.
(England, United Kingdom)
The Isle of Wight, located in the English Channel, just off the English mainland, measures 388,000,000 square meters in total area. The Island hosts the world's largest and longest-running regular regatta — Cowes Week — which has brought over 1,000 yachts to the island each August since 1812.
It's about two-and-a-half times as big as Detroit
In other words, 839,900,000 square meters is 2.336 times the size of Detroit, and the size of Detroit is 0.4281 times that amount.
(Michigan)
The largest city in Michigan as of 2009, Detroit measures 359,500,000 square meters in total area. The city is known for its automotive industry and its popular music legacies in the soul, hip hop, pop, and rhythm & blues genres
It's about two-and-a-half times as big as Philadelphia
In other words, 839,900,000 square meters is 2.4 times the size of Philadelphia, and the size of Philadelphia is 0.4167 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Philly, a.k.a. The City of Brotherly Love) (Pennsylvania)
The largest city in Pennsylvania as of 2009 and at one time the second-largest city in the British Empire, Philadelphia measures 349,900,000 square meters in total area. The city is known as a center of great historical importance and as the one-time capital of the United States.