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How big is 223 square miles?

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It's about one-one-hundredth as big as West Virginia.
In other words, 223 square miles is 0.009203558 times the size of West Virginia, and the size of West Virginia is 108.65360 times that amount.
(United States)
The "Mountain State," West Virginia measures 24,229.760 square miles in total area. Located entirely within the Appalachian Mountains, West Virginia has an average elevation of 460 m (1,500 ft) above sea level - the highest elevation of any state east of the Mississippi.
It's about one-one-hundred-fiftieth as big as Lake Superior.
In other words, 223 square miles is 0.00703 times the size of Lake Superior, and the size of Lake Superior is 142 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Lac Supérieur, a.k.a. Gitchigumi, a.k.a. Gitche Gumee) (surface area)
Both the largest of North America's Great Lakes and the largest freshwater lake in the world (by surface area), Lake Superior has a total area of 31,700 square miles. It borders the cities of Duluth, Minnesota and Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
It's about one-one-hundred-fiftieth as big as South Carolina.
In other words, 223 square miles is 0.006964354 times the size of South Carolina, and the size of South Carolina is 143.58830 times that amount.
(United States)
The "Palmetto State," South Carolina measures 32,020.20 square miles in total area. South Carolina's border with Georgia is almost entirely marked by the Savannah River, which stretches for 560 km (350 mi) along South Carolina's southeastern boundary.
It's about one-one-hundred-fiftieth as big as Maine.
In other words, 223 square miles is 0.006302168 times the size of Maine, and the size of Maine is 158.67560 times that amount.
(United States)
The "Pine Tree State," Maine measures 35,384.650 square miles in total area. Machias Seal Island, about 0.03088817 square miles of Maine's area, continues to be a source of dispute between the United States and Canada, with each country claiming sovereignty over the small, treeless island.
It's about one-one-hundred-fiftieth as big as Indiana.
In other words, 223 square miles is 0.006123391 times the size of Indiana, and the size of Indiana is 163.30820 times that amount.
(United States)
The "Hoosier State," Indiana measures 36,417.730 square miles in total area. The state is bisected north-south by the Wabash River, one of the longest rivers in the United States at 661 km (411 mi).
It's about 150 times as big as Central Park.
In other words, 223 square miles is 169 times the size of Central Park, and the size of Central Park is 0.00592 times that amount.
(Manhattan, New York City, New York)
The most visited park in the country, Central Park has an area of 1.320 square miles. According to a 2005 appraisal, the real estate value of the Park's land is $528,783,552,000.
It's about one-two-hundredth as big as Kentucky.
In other words, 223 square miles is 0.005518569 times the size of Kentucky, and the size of Kentucky is 181.20640 times that amount.
(formally the Commonwealth of Kentucky) (United States)
The "Bluegrass State," Kentucky measures 40,409.03 square miles in total area. The Kentucky Bend, a 17.556070 square miles piece of land, is a non-contiguous enclave to the west of Kentucky proper, surrounded by Missouri and Tennessee, and the only such non-contiguous state area in the United States.