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It's about five-and-a-half times as big as San Jose.
In other words, 260,000 hectares is 5.740 times the size of San Jose, and the size of San Jose is 0.1740 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Capital of Silicon Valley) (California)
The third-largest city in California as of 2009, San Jose measures 45,300 hectares in total area. The city is known for its large technology industry.
It's about six-and-a-half times as big as The Isle of Wight.
In other words, the size of The Isle of Wight is 0.1490 times 260,000 hectares.
(England, United Kingdom)
The Isle of Wight, located in the English Channel, just off the English mainland, measures 38,800 hectares in total area. The Island hosts the world's largest and longest-running regular regatta — Cowes Week — which has brought over 1,000 yachts to the island each August since 1812.
It's about seven times as big as Detroit.
In other words, 260,000 hectares is 7.2320 times the size of Detroit, and the size of Detroit is 0.13830 times that amount.
(Michigan)
The largest city in Michigan as of 2009, Detroit measures 35,950 hectares in total area. The city is known for its automotive industry and its popular music legacies in the soul, hip hop, pop, and rhythm & blues genres
It's about one-tenth as big as Lake Ontario.
In other words, 260,000 hectares is 0.13710 times the size of Lake Ontario, and the size of Lake Ontario is 7.2940 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Lac Ontario) (surface area)
The smallest of North America's Great Lakes (by surface area), Lake Ontario has a total area of 1,896,000 hectares. It borders the cities of Toronto, Ontario, Canada and Rochester, New York.
It's about seven-and-a-half times as big as Philadelphia.
In other words, 260,000 hectares is 7.4310 times the size of Philadelphia, and the size of Philadelphia is 0.13460 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Philly, a.k.a. The City of Brotherly Love) (Pennsylvania)
The largest city in Pennsylvania as of 2009 and at one time the second-largest city in the British Empire, Philadelphia measures 34,990 hectares in total area. The city is known as a center of great historical importance and as the one-time capital of the United States.
It's about seven-and-a-half times as big as The US Virgin Islands.
In other words, 260,000 hectares is 7.510 times the size of The US Virgin Islands, and the size of The US Virgin Islands is 0.1330 times that amount.
(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 one-tenth as big as Wales.
In other words, 260,000 hectares is 0.125410 times the size of Wales, and the size of Wales is 7.97380 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Cymru) (total area)
The area of the country of Wales (in the United Kingdom) is 2,073,200 hectares. More than 76,470 hectares, or about 4% of the country's land area, is made up of the fifty-plus islands in the Irish and Celtic Seas off the coast of the Welsh mainland.