It's about as big as Philadelphia
(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 34,990 hectares in total area. The city is known as a center of great historical importance and as the one-time capital of the United States.
It's about as big as Detroit
In other words, 34,990 hectares is 0.9733 times the size of Detroit, and the size of Detroit is 1.03 times that amount.(Michigan)
The largest city in Michigan as of 2009, Detroit measures 35,950 hectares 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 one-and-one-tenth times as big as Dublin
In other words, 34,990 hectares is 1.102 times the size of Dublin, and the size of Dublin is 0.9074 times that amount.(a.k.a. Baile Átha Cliath) (Leinster, Ireland) (for metro Dublin City)
The city of Dublin and its surrounding metro areas measure 31,750 hectares. Dublin is home to the Spire of Dublin, a stainless steel monument built in 2003 that rises to 121.2 m in height.
It's about nine-tenths as big as The Isle of Wight
In other words, 34,990 hectares is 0.902 times the size of The Isle of Wight, and the size of The Isle of Wight is 1.11 times that amount.(England, United Kingdom)
The Isle of Wight, located in the English Channel, just off the English mainland, measures 38,800 hectares 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 three-fourths as big as San Jose
In other words, 34,990 hectares is 0.772 times the size of San Jose, and the size of San Jose is 1.3 times that amount.(a.k.a. Capital of Silicon Valley) (California)
The third-largest city in California as of 2009, San Jose measures 45,300 hectares in total area. The city is known for its large technology industry.
It's about one-and-one-third times as big as Edinburgh
In other words, 34,990 hectares is 1.33 times the size of Edinburgh, and the size of Edinburgh is 0.752 times that amount.(a.k.a. Edinburgh, a.k.a. Dùn Èideann, a.k.a. Edinburgum) (Scotland, United Kingdom)
Edinburgh, Scotland's capital, measures 26,400 hectares. Edinburgh Castle, atop Castle Rock, is the centerpiece of the city and has been continuously-occupied for over 1,800 years.
It's about one-and-three-fifths times as big as Abel Tasman National Park
In other words, 34,990 hectares is 1.553 times the size of Abel Tasman National Park, and the size of Abel Tasman National Park is 0.6439 times that amount.(Tasman District, South Island, New Zealand)
New Zealand's Abel Tasman National Park measures about 22,530 hectares in total area. The size of the park has increased over the years as donated parcels of land have been added to it, with the last expansion in 2008 adding 790 hectares.