It's about four-and-a-half times as big as Maryland.
In other words, 14,574,270 hectares is 4.5355870 times the size of Maryland, and the size of Maryland is 0.22047860 times that amount.(United States)
The "Old Line State" or the "Free State," Maryland measures 3,213,315 hectares in total area. Nearly bisected by the Chesapeake Bay, 21% of Maryland's total area, or 674,793 hectares, is water.
It's about one-fifth as big as Texas.
In other words, 14,574,270 hectares is 0.209514480 times the size of Texas, and the size of Texas is 4.77293980 times that amount.(United States)
The "Lone Star State," Texas measures 69,562,113 hectares in total area. Texas covers so much area that Texarkana — a city in the state's northeastern corner — is about 30 km closer to Chicago, Illinois, than it is to El Paso — in the western corner of Texas.
It's about five times as big as Belgium.
In other words, 14,574,270 hectares is 4.77410 times the size of Belgium, and the size of Belgium is 0.209460 times that amount.(a.k.a. Kingdom of Belgium, a.k.a. Koninkrijk Belgi&, a.k.a. Royaume de Belgique, a.k.a. K&nigreich Belgien)
Belgium measures 3,052,800 hectares in total area. Contrary to their name, french fries were developed in Belgium (known at the time as the Southern Netherlands) in the late 17th century.
It's about five times as big as Hawaii.
In other words, 14,574,270 hectares is 5.1478980 times the size of Hawaii, and the size of Hawaii is 0.1942540 times that amount.(a.k.a. Moku'āina o Hawai'i) (United States)
The "Aloha State," Hawaii measures 2,831,111 hectares in total area. A total of 137 islands make up the Hawaiian archipelago, with the eight principle islands measuring 1,663,450 hectares in combined total area.
It's about five-and-a-half times as big as Massachusetts.
In other words, 14,574,270 hectares is 5.3314890 times the size of Massachusetts, and the size of Massachusetts is 0.18756490 times that amount.(a.k.a. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts) (United States)
The "Bay State," Massachusetts measures 2,733,621 hectares. The peninsula of Cape Cod, which stretches into the Atlantic near from the southern tip of the state measures approximately 103,000 hectares.
It's about five-and-a-half times as big as Lake Erie.
In other words, 14,574,270 hectares is 5.670 times the size of Lake Erie, and the size of Lake Erie is 0.1760 times that amount.(a.k.a. Lac &ri&) (surface area)
The fourth largest of North America's Great Lakes and the thirteenth largest lake in the world (by surface area), Lake Erie has a total area of 2,570,000 hectares. It borders the cities of Cleveland, Ohio and Toledo, Ohio.
It's about six times as big as Vermont.