# How big is 1,215,000,000 square meters?

It's about as big as Los Angeles

The size of Los Angeles is about 1,215,000,000 square meters.

(a.k.a. LA, a.k.a. City of Angels) (California)

The largest city in California and the sixth-largest city in the United States, Los Angeles measures 1,215,000,000 square meters in total area. The city is known as the "Entertainment Capital of the World" for its contributions to media, entertainment, and culture.

It's about as big as Phoenix

The size of Phoenix is about 1,230,000,000 square meters.

(Arizona)

The capital of and largest city in Arizona and fifth-largest city in the United States as of 2009, Phoenix measures 1,230,000,000 square meters in total area. The city is known as an economic and cultural center of the American Southwest.

It's about nine-tenths as big as Wellington

The size of Wellington is about 1,388,000,000 square meters.

(Te Whanganui-a-Tara) (New Zealand) (Wellington metro area)

The capital of New Zealand, Wellington covers 1,388,000,000 square meters in total area. The Old Government Buildings, the former site of Kiwi government administration for over one-hundred years, is one of the largest wooden buildings in the world.

It's about one-and-one-fifth times as big as San Antonio

The size of San Antonio is about 1,056,000,000 square meters.

(Texas)

The second-largest city in Texas and the seventh-largest in the United States as of 2009, San Antonio measures 1,056,000,000 square meters in total area. The city is known for its tourist attractions, including the Alamo Mission and the annual San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo.

It's about four-fifths as big as Delihi

The size of Delihi is about 1,483,000,000 square meters.

(a.k.a. Dillī, a.k.a. Dillī, a.k.a. Dēhlī, formally National Capital Territory of Delhi) (India)

Delhi, the capital union territory of India, covers 1,483,000,000 square meters. Delhi has one of the highest road densities in the country of India, with 29,648 km of roads.

It's about four-fifths as big as Houston

The size of Houston is about 1,501,000,000 square meters.

(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-three-tenths times as big as Indianapolis

The size of Indianapolis is about 936,300,000 square meters.

(Indiana) (Metropolitan Statistical Area)

The capital of and largest city in Indiana as of 2009, Indianapolis measures 936,300,000 square meters in total area. The city is known for its sports tourism, including the Indianapolis 500 and Brickyard 400 auto races, and the Men's and Women's NCAA basketball tournaments.

It's about three-fourths as big as London

The size of London is about 1,579,000,000 square meters.

(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 one-and-two-fifths times as big as Dallas

The size of Dallas is about 887,100,000 square meters.

(Texas)

The third-largest city in Texas and the ninth-largest in the United States as of 2009, Dallas measures 887,100,000 square meters in total area. The city is known as a strong industrial, commerce, and banking center, and as an "inland port," due to its metropolitan airport, Dallas-Fort Worth International.

It's about seven-tenths as big as Stewart Island

The size of Stewart Island is about 1,680,000,000 square meters.

(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 one-and-two-fifths times as big as San Diego

The size of San Diego is about 839,900,000 square meters.

(California)

The second-largest city in California and the eleventh-largest in the United States as of 2009, San Diego measures 839,900,000 square meters in total area. The city is known for its defense manufacturing and biotechnology industries.

It's about one-and-a-half times as big as New York City

The size of New York City is about 785,500,000 square meters.

(a.k.a. The Big Apple, a.k.a. NYC, a.k.a. Gotham) (New York)

The largest city in New York and thirteenth-largest in the United States, New York City measures 785,500,000 square meters in total area. The city is known as a hub for finance, commerce, and international affairs as well as a renowned center of culture.

It's about one-and-two-thirds times as big as Bangalore

The size of Bangalore is about 741,000,000 square meters.

(officially Bangaluru) (Karnataka, India) (for Greater Bangalore)

Greater Bangalore, the metro area surrounding the city of Bangalore, and including hundreds of wards and villages and eleven municipal areas, measures 741,000,000 square meters in total area. Greater Bangalore is home to Electronic City, one of the largest IT parks in the country, covering over 3,200,000 square meters.

It's about twice as big as Manila

The size of Manila is about 619,570,000 square meters.

(a.k.a. Kalakhang Maynila) (officially the "National Capital Region (NCR)") (for Metro Manila) (Philippines)

The governmental seat of the Philippines and the one of the world's most densely-populated regions, the Manila metro area measures 619,570,000 square meters. The area is host to a population of 12,877,253 people (as of 2015).

It's about two times as big as Christchurch

The size of Christchurch is about 607,000,000 square meters.

(a.k.a Ōtautahi) (urban area) (New Zealand)

Ōtautahi Christchurch, New Zealand's gateway to Antarctica, measures 607,000,000 square meters in total area.