It's about sixteen-and-a-half times as big as Hawaii (Island)
In other words, 16,963,860 hectares is 16.26060 times the size of Hawaii (Island), and the size of Hawaii (Island) is 0.0614983 times that amount.(a.k.a. Hawaii, a.k.a. The Big Island) (Hawaii)
The largest of the main Hawaiian Islands and the largest island in the United States, Hawaii measures 1,043,250 hectares in total area. It is known for its continuously erupting (for the past two decades, as of 2011) volcano, Kīlauea, and for the black sand beaches formed by the lava flow.
It's about thirty times as big as Ottawa
In other words, 16,963,860 hectares is 25.067 times the size of Ottawa, and the size of Ottawa is 0.0398931 times that amount.(a.k.a. Ville d'Ottawa) (Ottawa metropolitan area) (Canada)
The capital and fourth-largest city of Canada, Ottawa measures 676,741 hectares. For many years, the skyline of Ottawa was dominated by the Peace Tower (la Tour de la Paix), with city ordinances preventing other structures from exceeding its 92.2 m height.
It's about thirty times as big as Tshwane
In other words, 16,963,860 hectares is 26.640 times the size of Tshwane, and the size of Tshwane is 0.03754 times that amount.(a.k.a. Pretoria, a.k.a. ePitoli, a.k.a. Jacaranda City) (Gauteng, South Africa) (for Tshwane metro area)
Tshwane, South Africa's executive capital, measures 636,800 hectares in total metro area. The Reserve Bank of South Africa is the city's tallest building at 150 m in height.
It's about thirty times as big as Prince Edward Island
In other words, 16,963,860 hectares is 29.84540 times the size of Prince Edward Island, and the size of Prince Edward Island is 0.033506 times that amount.(a.k.a. PEI, a.k.a. P.E.I., a.k.a. Île-du-Prince-Édouard, a.k.a. Eilean a' Phrionnsa, a.k.a. Garden of the Gulf, a.k.a. Birthplace of the Confederation, a.k.a. Île Saint-Jean)
Prince Edward Island, located off Canada's eastern coast in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, measures 568,391 hectares in total area. Significant among Prince Edward Island's industries is agriculture, with the island producing 1.3 billion kg (1.4 million tons) of potatoes each year — almost 21% the output of the US state of Idaho with 3% as much land.
It's about thirty times as big as Calgary
In other words, 16,963,860 hectares is 33.1960 times the size of Calgary, and the size of Calgary is 0.0301241 times that amount.(Calgary metro) (Canada)
One of the largest cities in Canada, Calgary measures 511,021 hectares. Calgary has a large parks system, with 800 km of pathways connecting the city's various parks.
It's about thirty times as big as Grand Canyon National Park
In other words, 16,963,860 hectares is 34.40532870 times the size of Grand Canyon National Park, and the size of Grand Canyon National Park is 0.0290652651 times that amount.(Coconino County and Mohave Counties, Arizona, near Fredonia and Grand Canyon, Arizona)
Containing the 446 km (277 mi) Grand Canyon gorge, Grand Canyon National Park covers 493,059 hectares.
It's about forty times as big as Fort Bliss
In other words, 16,963,860 hectares is 37.40 times the size of Fort Bliss, and the size of Fort Bliss is 0.0267 times that amount.(near Las Cruces, New Mexico and El Paso, Texas)
Fort Bliss is the United States Army's second-largest installation with a total area of 453,000 hectares. It is known as the largest TRADOC (Training and Doctrine Command) site, the Army's largest maneuver area, and the country's largest contiguous tract of open airspace.