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It's about 2,500 times as big as Windsor Castle
In other words, the size of Windsor Castle is 0.00043 times 988 virgates.
(Windsor, England) (total site area)
One of the official residences of the British monarch, Windsor Castle measures about 0.440 virgates. It is the largest inhabited castle in the world and is also the oldest in continuous use, having been occupied since it was built by William the Conqueror about 900 years ago.
It's about 2,500 times as big as Rogers Centre
In other words, 988 virgates is 2,330 times the size of Rogers Centre, and the size of Rogers Centre is 0.000429 times that amount.
(f.k.a. Skydome) (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) (entire complex)
Rogers Centre, a major sports stadium in downtown Toronto, measures a total of 0.4230 virgates over the entire complex. The video board of Rogers Centre has a total area of 0.0028 virgates.
It's about 2,500 times as big as a Polo field
In other words, 988 virgates is 2,390.960 times the size of a Polo field, and the size of a Polo field is 0.000418242045 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 0.413223140 virgates. 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 3,000 times as big as The Philippine Arena
In other words, the size of The Philippine Arena is 0.00033 times 988 virgates.
(Ciudad De Victoria, Bocaue - Bulacan, Philippines) (total footprint)
The largest indoor arena in the world, the multi-use Philippine Area has a total footprint of 0.330 virgates, with the dome itself occupying 0.30 virgates. The floor the arena contains over 9,000 tons of steel.
It's about 3,000 times as big as The Principality Stadium
In other words, the size of The Principality Stadium is 0.0003 times 988 virgates.
(a.k.a. Stadiwm Principality, f.k.a. Millennium Stadium, f.k.a. Stadiwm y Mileniwm) (Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom) (total footprint)
The 70,000-person-plus capacity stadium of Cardiff, Principality Stadium has a total footprint of 0.30 virgates. Over 40,000 tonnes of concrete and steel during the construction of the stadium.
It's about one-three-thousandth as big as Montana
In other words, 988 virgates is 0.00031496017 times the size of Montana, and the size of Montana is 3,175.0046 times that amount.
(United States)
The "Treasure State," Montana measures 3,136,904.60 virgates in total area. The northwest corner of Montana is home to Flathead Lake, the largest freshwater lake in the continental United States with a surface area of 4,085.47560 virgates.
It's about 3,000 times as big as Federation Square
In other words, 988 virgates is 3,200 times the size of Federation Square, and the size of Federation Square is 0.00031 times that amount.
(Melbourne, Victoria, Australia)
Federation Square, the large public square in the city center of Melbourne, measures 0.310 virgates. The main portion of the square is floored with sandstone blocks from Western Australia.