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It's about 10,000 times as big as a Postage Stamp.
In other words, the size of a Postage Stamp is 0.0001 times 5 square meters.
(average; United States dimensions)
A typical postage stamp measures an average of 0.0004 square meters. One of the most prized stamps among collectors is the US-issued "Inverted Jenny" stamp printed in 1918, which features an upside-down image of Curtiss JN-4 ("Jenny") airplane; a single stamp sold for $977,500 at a 2007 auction.
It's about one-ten-thousandth as big as a Polo field.
In other words, 5 square meters is 0.00009966583720 times the size of a Polo field, and the size of a Polo field is 10,033.52830 times that amount.
(for field polo) (United States Polo Association rules; unboarded side maximum)
An outdoor polo field must measure 274.32 m in length and 146.304 m to in width for a total playing area of up to 50,167.6416 sq. m. Polo traces its origins to an Iranian (then Persian) war game from the 5th Century, which was played with as many as 100 players per side.
It's about one-ten-thousandth as big as Windsor Castle.
In other words, the size of Windsor Castle is 11,000 times 5 square meters.
(Windsor, England) (total site area)
One of the official residences of the British monarch, Windsor Castle measures about 53,000 sq. m. It is the largest inhabited castle in the world and is also the oldest in continuous use, having been occupied since it was built by William the Conqueror about 900 years ago.
It's about 10,000 times as big as a Quarter.
In other words, 5 square meters is 10,820 times the size of a Quarter, and the size of a Quarter is 0.000092420 times that amount.
(United States quarter-dollar coin) (a.k.a. Quarter dollar, a.k.a. Washington quarter, a.k.a. two bits)
The George Washington quarter, in circulation in various forms since 1932, has a diameter of 24.26 mm (0.955 in) and an area of 0.0004622 square meters.
It's about 15,000 times as big as a Nickel.
In other words, 5 square meters is 14,150 times the size of a Nickel, and the size of a Nickel is 0.000070670 times that amount.
(United States five-cent coin) (a.k.a. Jefferson nickel)
The nickel, in its current design since 1938, has a diameter of 21.21 mm (0.835 in) and an area of 0.0003533 square meters.
It's about one-fifteen-thousandth as big as Buckingham Palace.
In other words, the size of Buckingham Palace is 15,000 times 5 square meters.
(a.k.a. Buckingham House) (Westminster, London, England)
Buckingham Palace, the official residence of the British monarch, contains about 77,000 sq. m of total floor space. The palace was first inhabited by Queen Victoria in 1831, although after the death of her husband in 1861, the Queen endeavored to spend as little time there as public opinion would allow.
It's about 20,000 times as big as a Penny.
In other words, 5 square meters is 17,500 times the size of a Penny, and the size of a Penny is 0.00005710 times that amount.
(United States one-cent coin) (a.k.a. Lincoln penny, a.k.a. Cent, a.k.a. One cent piece)
The Lincoln penny, in its current design since 1909, has a diameter of 19.05 mm (0.75 in) and an area of 0.000285 square meters.