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It's about 500 times as big as The US Virgin Islands.
In other words, the size of The US Virgin Islands is 0.00204 times 16,963,860 hectares.
(a.k.a. United States Virgin Islands, a.k.a. Virgin Islands of the United States) (United States) (total land area)
The US Virgin Islands are an insular area of the United States consisting of the Caribbean islands of Saint Croix, Saint John, Saint Thomas, Water Island, and others, which measure 34,600 hectares in total land area. The islands are known as popular tourist destinations and as the location of several petroleum refineries.
It's about 650 times as big as Honolulu.
In other words, 16,963,860 hectares is 640.980 times the size of Honolulu, and the size of Honolulu is 0.00156011 times that amount.
The capital and most-populated city in Hawaii, Honolulu measures 26,465.50 hectares in total area. The city is known as the home of numerous tourist attractions, including the 'Iolani Palace — the only palace to have been occupied by a monarch in the United States — and the USS Arizona Memorial, which commemorates the victims of the attack on Pearl Harbor in December, 1941.
It's about 850 times as big as American Samoa.
In other words, 16,963,860 hectares is 852 times the size of American Samoa, and the size of American Samoa is 0.00117 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Amerika Sāmoa, a.k.a. Sāmoa Amelika) (United States)
American Samoa, a territory of the United States near the nation of Samoa in the South Pacific, measures 19,900 hectares in total area. It is known as the home of two major tuna canneries — StarKist and Samoa Packing.
It's about one-nine-hundredth as big as The Land area of Earth.
In other words, 16,963,860 hectares is 0.001139 times the size of The Land area of Earth, and the size of The Land area of Earth is 877.960 times that amount.
The Earth has a land area of 14,894,000,000 hectares. Only an estimated one-eighth of this area — or 1,861,800,000 hectares — is inhabitable by humans, with uninhabitable terrain such as deserts and high mountains covering the rest.
It's about 900 times as big as Carlsbad Caverns National Park.
In other words, 16,963,860 hectares is 896.330 times the size of Carlsbad Caverns National Park, and the size of Carlsbad Caverns National Park is 0.0011157 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Carlsbad Caverns National Park) (Eddy County, New Mexico)
The home of the Carlsbad Caverns cave system, the national park of the same name occupies 18,926 hectares. James Larkin White, a 19th-century cowboy, explorer, and eventual park ranger discovered the cave and named many of its caverns when he was just sixteen years old.
It's about 950 times as big as Washington, D.C..
In other words, 16,963,860 hectares is 958 times the size of Washington, D.C., and the size of Washington, D.C. is 0.00104 times that amount.
(formally the District of Columbia, a.k.a. Washington, a.k.a. the District, a.k.a. DC) (United State)
The United States' capital and only federal district, Washington, D.C. is a 17,700 hectares area located between the states of Virginia and Maryland. Washington, D.C. is known as the center of each of the three branches of the United States federal government and as home to many of the nation's monuments, museums, and foreign embassies.
It's about 1,500 times as big as Hilton Head.
In other words, 16,963,860 hectares is 1,558.290 times the size of Hilton Head, and the size of Hilton Head is 0.000641729 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Hilton Head Island) (South Carolina)
Hilton Head Island measures 10,886 hectares in total land area. The island (and city of the same name) is located in the Atlantic Ocean and is known as popular vacation destination.