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It's about 0.0000008 times as big as The Land area of Earth.
In other words, 988 virgates is 0.000000805350 times the size of The Land area of Earth, and the size of The Land area of Earth is 1,241,700 times that amount.
The Earth has a land area of 1,226,800,000 virgates. Only an estimated one-eighth of this area — or 153,350,000 virgates — is inhabitable by humans, with uninhabitable terrain such as deserts and high mountains covering the rest.
It's about one-one-hundred-fifty-thousandth as big as Russia.
In other words, 988 virgates is 0.00000701527240 times the size of Russia, and the size of Russia is 142,546.140 times that amount.
(a.k.a Российская Федерация, formally the Russian Federation, a.k.a. Россия)
The largest country in the world, Russia measures 140,835,590 virgates. 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.
It's about one-eighty-five-thousandth as big as Canada.
In other words, 988 virgates is 0.00001201330 times the size of Canada, and the size of Canada is 83,241.10 times that amount.
Canada measures 82,242,200 virgates 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 one-eighty-thousandth as big as United States.
In other words, 988 virgates is 0.000012206450 times the size of United States, and the size of United States is 81,923.90 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 80,940,810 virgates 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-eighty-thousandth as big as China.
In other words, 988 virgates is 0.000012498630 times the size of China, and the size of China is 80,008.770 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 79,048,690 virgates 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-seventy-thousandth as big as Brazil.
In other words, 988 virgates is 0.000014086970 times the size of Brazil, and the size of Brazil is 70,987.590 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Brasil, formally the Federative Republic of Brazil, a.k.a. Rep&blica Federativa do Brasil)
Brazil measures 70,135,730 virgates 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 Alaska.
In other words, 988 virgates is 0.0000698247950 times the size of Alaska, and the size of Alaska is 14,321.560 times that amount.
(United States)
The "Last Frontier," Alaska measures 14,149,701 virgates in total area. Alaska is home to over 100,000 glaciers — half of the world's total — including the Bering Glacier complex near the southeastern border of Alaska, which covers 48,020.8120 virgates.