Bluebulb Projects presents:
The Measure of Things Logo
Enter a measurement to see comparisons


Equivalents in other units


How big is 223 square miles?

Sort Order:
Closest first | Highest first | Lowest first

It's about one-two-hundred-fifty-thousandth as big as The Land area of Earth.
In other words, 223 square miles is 0.00000387790 times the size of The Land area of Earth, and the size of The Land area of Earth is 257,870 times that amount.
The Earth has a land area of 57,506,000 square miles. Only an estimated one-eighth of this area — or 7,188,400 square miles — is inhabitable by humans, with uninhabitable terrain such as deserts and high mountains covering the rest.
It's about 400,000 times as big as a Hockey rink.
In other words, 223 square miles is 380,772.9460 times the size of a Hockey rink, and the size of a Hockey rink is 0.0000026262370 times that amount.
(per NHL specification)
Per National Hockey League Official Rules, a hockey rink should measure 60.96 m long by 25.908 m wide with a corner arc radius of 8.5344 m, for a total area of about 0.000585650851 square miles. Ice hockey is believed to have developed from field hockey after players began holding games on ice rinks, which had been traditionally used for the sport of curling.
It's about 500,000 times as big as Fort Knox.
In other words, 223 square miles is 489,000 times the size of Fort Knox, and the size of Fort Knox is 0.000002040 times that amount.
(a.k.a. the United States Bullion Depository, a.k.a. "Gold Vault") (Kentucky)
The United States Bullion Depository, commonly referred to by the metonym "Fort Knox" (in spite of the fact that the Depository is not located on the Fort proper), measures 32.0 m (105 ft) by 36.9 m (121 ft), for a total area of about 0.000456 square miles. The Depository is most famous for housing the largest portion of the national gold reserve, but has also temporarily housed the original US Declaration of Independence, an original copy of the US Constitution, and other important documents, kept there for safe keeping during World War II.
It's about 1,000,000 times as big as a Basketball court.
In other words, 223 square miles is 1,165,301.4430 times the size of a Basketball court, and the size of a Basketball court is 0.00000085814705370 times that amount.
(per NBA regulation)
Per NBA rules , a basketball court should measure 29.5656 m long by 16.764 m wide, for a total area of 0.0001913667929 square miles. The first basketball game, held in a Springfield Massachusetts YMCA, was played on a court half the size of today's NBA standard and ended with a score of 1-0.
It's about 1,500,000 times as big as an IMAX screen.
In other words, 223 square miles is 1,631,000 times the size of an IMAX screen, and the size of an IMAX screen is 0.00000061310 times that amount.
(standard)
An IMAX movie theater screen measures 22 m (72 ft) by 16 m (52 ft) for a total area of 0.0001368 square miles. Because the film used in an IMAX movie is more than eight times larger than regular film, the platters of a two-and-a-half hour feature film can weigh up to 250 kg (550 lbs).
It's about 2,000,000 times as big as a Tennis court.
In other words, 223 square miles is 2,213,989.70 times the size of a Tennis court, and the size of a Tennis court is 0.000000451673280 times that amount.
(per ITF specification; for doubles)
Per International Tennis Federation Rules of Tennis 2009, a doubles tennis court should measure 23.7744 m long by 10.9728 m, for a total area of about 0.00010068 square miles. Courts may be surfaced with crushed red stone, shale, brick, hard-soil grass, or asphalt.
It's about 40,000,000 times as big as a Parking Space.
In other words, 223 square miles is 38,500,000 times the size of a Parking Space, and the size of a Parking Space is 0.0000000260 times that amount.
(a.k.a Parking Stall) (average; surface lot; North America)
An average-size parking space in a North American surface lot measures 0.000005790 square miles. Due to the high real estate prices at the time, parking spaces in a densely-populated part of Manhattan would sell for an average of $165,000 in 2007, with some spaces fetching up to $225,000.