It's about one-and-three-fifths times as big as The Forbidden City.
In other words, the size of The Forbidden City is 0.630 times 285 feddans.(a.k.a. Forbidden Palace, a.k.a. Purple Forbidden City, a.k.a. Zijin Cheng, a.k.a. Zǐjinchéng, a.k.a. 紫禁城) (Beijing, China)
The imperial palace complex of the Forbidden City consists of 980 buildings covering 180 feddans. The City was the home of Chinese Emperors and their cabinets from its construction in 1420 until the fall of the last ruling dynasty in 1912.
It's about three-fifths as big as Monaco.
In other words, the size of Monaco is 2 times 285 feddans.(a.k.a. the Principality of Monaco, a.k.a. Principauté de Monaco, a.k.a. Principatu de Múnegu)
One of the smallest nations in the world, Monaco is a city-state located on the French border of the Mediterranean Sea, which measures 500 feddans in total area.
It's about one-and-four-fifths times as big as Disneyland.
In other words, the size of Disneyland is 0.560 times 285 feddans.(a.k.a. Disneyland Park) (Anaheim, California) (public areas)
The public areas of Disneyland occupy 150 feddans. The park consists of nine themed "stages" — including Main Street, U.S.A; Adventureland; Frontierland; Fantasyland; and Tomorrowland — with hidden passages that allow park employees to move between each without being seen by guests.
It's about two-and-a-half times as big as Vatican City.
In other words, the size of Vatican City is 0.370 times 285 feddans.(a.k.a. Holy See, a.k.a. State of the Vatican City, a.k.a. Stato della Città del Vaticano)
The world's smallest nation in both area and population, Vatican City is a walled enclave within Rome, Italy measuring 100 feddans in total area. Vatican City has been home to the Papacy since its incorporation in 1929 and the territory has been the home of Popes since 1377.
It's about one-third as big as Central Park.
In other words, 285 feddans is 0.3510 times the size of Central Park, and the size of Central Park is 2.850 times that amount.(Manhattan, New York City, New York)
The most visited park in the country, Central Park has an area of 812 feddans. According to a 2005 appraisal, the real estate value of the Park's land is $528,783,552,000.
It's about three times as big as The Mall of America.
In other words, 285 feddans is 3.10 times the size of The Mall of America, and the size of The Mall of America is 0.320 times that amount.(a.k.a. MOA, a.k.a. MoA, a.k.a. Megamall) (Bloomington, Minnesota) (total area)
The Mall of America contains over 520 stores and 6.92 km (4.3 miles) of total store frontage in an area totaling 93 feddans. At the middle of the mall is a 6.70 feddans amusement park featuring 27 rides.
It's about five times as big as Washington National Cathedral.
In other words, 285 feddans is 5.20 times the size of Washington National Cathedral, and the size of Washington National Cathedral is 0.190 times that amount.(a.k.a. Cathedral Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul) (Washington, DC) (total plot)
Sitting atop the 115 m (377 ft) tall Mount Saint Alban at the corner of Massachusetts and Wisconsin Avenues, Washington National Cathedral sits on a landscaped, 55 feddans plot.