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How big is 223 square miles?

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It's about one-two-hundredth as big as Tennessee.
In other words, 223 square miles is 0.005291472 times the size of Tennessee, and the size of Tennessee is 188.98330 times that amount.
(United States)
The "Volunteer State," Tennessee measures 42,143.280 square miles in total area. Much of the 10,648.70 square miles of land in the West Tennessee Grand Division (Tennessee being divided into three "Grand Divisions") was ceded to the United States by the Chickasaw Nation in 1818.
It's about one-two-hundredth as big as Virginia.
In other words, 223 square miles is 0.005213422 times the size of Virginia, and the size of Virginia is 191.81260 times that amount.
(formally the Commonwealth of Virginia) (United States)
The "Old Dominion State," Virginia measures 42,774.210 square miles. The state's southern border with North Carolina deviates to the north by as much as 3 latitudinal minutes due to an eighteenth-century surveyor's error.
It's about one-two-hundredth as big as Ohio.
In other words, 223 square miles is 0.00497491 times the size of Ohio, and the size of Ohio is 201.009 times that amount.
(United States)
The "Buckeye State," Ohio measures 44,824.90 square miles in total area. The 467.1840 square miles region in the northern part of the state known as the "Toledo Strip" is a once-disputed region that was the impetus for an 1835 boundary conflict between Ohio and Michigan known as the "Toledo War."
It's about one-two-hundredth as big as Pennsylvania.
In other words, 223 square miles is 0.004842012 times the size of Pennsylvania, and the size of Pennsylvania is 206.52570 times that amount.
(formally the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania) (United States)
The "Keystone State," Pennsylvania measures 46,055.230 square miles. Although Philadelphia is home to one of the nation's busiest seaports (by amount of container traffic), the state of Pennsylvania has just 92 km (57 mi) of coastline along the Delaware Estuary and no coastline on the Atlantic ocean.
It's about one-two-hundredth as big as Mississippi.
In other words, 223 square miles is 0.004604566 times the size of Mississippi, and the size of Mississippi is 217.17570 times that amount.
(United States)
The "Magnolia State," Mississippi measures 48,430.180 square miles in total area. Much of this area is the 11,969.170 square miles Yazoo-Mississippi Delta, a region in the western half of the state renowned for its fertile soil.
It's about one-two-hundred-fiftieth as big as Louisiana.
In other words, 223 square miles is 0.004301723 times the size of Louisiana, and the size of Louisiana is 232.4650 times that amount.
(United States)
The "Pelican State" or the "Bayou State," Louisiana measures 51,839.70 square miles in total area. Louisiana boasts a total of 6,400 km of navigable waterways made up of its numerous rivers and streams — the most of any state in the nation.
It's about one-two-hundred-fiftieth as big as Alabama.
In other words, 223 square miles is 0.004254182 times the size of Alabama, and the size of Alabama is 235.0628 times that amount.
(United States)
Unofficially the "Heart of Dixie," Alabama measures 52,419.01 square miles in total area. Over two-thirds, or 34,363.09 square miles of Alabama is forest land.