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It's about 10,000 times as big as a Polo field.
In other words, 223 square miles is 11,512.74670 times the size of a Polo field, and the size of a Polo field is 0.00008686024510 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 0.0193698347 square miles. 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-fifteen-thousandth as big as Brazil.
In other words, 223 square miles is 0.000067830380 times the size of Brazil, and the size of Brazil is 14,742.660 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Brasil, formally the Federative Republic of Brazil, a.k.a. Rep&blica Federativa do Brasil)
Brazil measures 3,287,612 square miles in total area. Brazil is the world's fifth-largest country by area and eighth-largest economy (by GDP).
It's about one-fifteen-thousandth as big as China.
In other words, 223 square miles is 0.000060182320 times the size of China, and the size of China is 16,616.180 times that amount.
(a.k.a. People's Republic of China, a.k.a. 中华人民共和国, a.k.a.中華人民共和國 , a.k.a. Zhōnghuá Rénmín Gònghég) (UN mainland area figure)
Mainland China, as measured by the United Nations (excluding China's Special Administrative Regions — Hong Kong and Macau — and disputed territories such as Taiwan, Askai Chin, and the Trans-Karakoram Tract), occupies 3,705,407 square miles in total area . China is the the most populous country in the world and the third or fourth largest (depending on areas included in the measurement) in total area.
It's about one-fifteen-thousandth as big as United States.
In other words, 223 square miles is 0.000058775460 times the size of United States, and the size of United States is 17,013.90 times that amount.
(a.k.a. United States of America, a.k.a. America, a.k.a. USA, a.k.a. US)
The third or fourth largest country in the world (there is some dispute in how China's total area is measured), the United States measures 3,794,100 square miles in total area. The United States' economy is the fifth-largest in the world, comprising a quarter of nominal global GDP.
It's about one-fifteen-thousandth as big as Canada.
In other words, 223 square miles is 0.00005784540 times the size of Canada, and the size of Canada is 17,287.50 times that amount.
Canada measures 3,855,100 square miles in total area. It is both the second-largest country in the world and one of the most-sparsely populated, in addition to having the longest coastline of any country in the world — 243,000 km (151,000 mi).
It's about 20,000 times as big as The Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool.
In other words, 223 square miles is 18,300 times the size of The Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool, and the size of The Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool is 0.00005460 times that amount.
(Washington, D.C.) (pool surface area)
The Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool has a water surface area of 0.0122 square miles. The Pool has a sloping bottom and extends to 80 cm (30 in) in depth at its center.
It's about one-thirty-thousandth as big as Russia.
In other words, 223 square miles is 0.0000337793410 times the size of Russia, and the size of Russia is 29,603.8930 times that amount.
(a.k.a Российская Федерация, formally the Russian Federation, a.k.a. Россия)
The largest country in the world, Russia measures 6,601,668.10 square miles. Russia spans eleven time zones and holds more forest than any other country in the world, as well as lakes and rivers containing totaling 25% of the world's fresh water supply.