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It's about one-one-thousand-five-hundredth as big as North Dakota.
In other words, 988 virgates is 0.0006550586 times the size of North Dakota, and the size of North Dakota is 1,526.5810 times that amount.
(United States)
The "Peace Garden State," North Dakota measures 1,508,262 virgates in total area. North Dakota contains the city of Rugby, said to be the geographic center of North America.
It's about one-one-thousand-five-hundredth as big as Washington.
In other words, 988 virgates is 0.0006495475 times the size of Washington, and the size of Washington is 1,539.5330 times that amount.
(United States)
The "Evergreen State," Washington measures 1,521,059 virgates in total area. Washington is home to Olympic National Park, a 28,828.960 virgates area that contains part of the Hoh Rainforest — the largest of only a few temperate rainforests in the United States.
It's about 1,500 times as big as Buckingham Palace.
In other words, the size of Buckingham Palace is 0.00063 times 988 virgates.
(a.k.a. Buckingham House) (Westminster, London, England)
Buckingham Palace, the official residence of the British monarch, contains about 0.630 virgates of total floor space. The palace was first inhabited by Queen Victoria in 1831, although after the death of her husband in 1861, the Queen endeavored to spend as little time there as public opinion would allow.
It's about one-one-thousand-five-hundredth as big as South Dakota.
In other words, 988 virgates is 0.0006005525 times the size of South Dakota, and the size of South Dakota is 1,665.1330 times that amount.
(United States)
The "Mount Rushmore State," South Dakota measures 1,645,152 virgates in total area. The Black Hills mountain range area, contained within South Dakota and Wyoming, measures about 127,671.10 virgates.
It's about one-one-thousand-five-hundredth as big as Nebraska.
In other words, 988 virgates is 0.0005987107 times the size of Nebraska, and the size of Nebraska is 1,670.2560 times that amount.
(United States)
The "Cornhusker State," Nebraska measures 1,650,213 virgates in total area. The Sand Hills region of sand dunes and prairie make up almost 25% of the state, or 418,102.30 virgates (according to the US Fish and Wildlife Service figures - other organizations define the area slightly differently).
It's about one-two-thousandth as big as Kansas.
In other words, 988 virgates is 0.000562886 times the size of Kansas, and the size of Kansas is 1,776.560 times that amount.
(United States)
The "Sunflower State," Kansas measures 1,755,240 virgates in total area. The point said to be the geographic center of the continental United States is located near Lebanon, Kansas.
It's about one-two-thousandth as big as Idaho.
In other words, 988 virgates is 0.0005541756 times the size of Idaho, and the size of Idaho is 1,804.4820 times that amount.
(United States)
The "Gem State," Idaho measures 1,782,828 virgates in total area. Shoshone Falls, located in Twin Falls, Idaho on the Snake River, is 64.7 m (212 ft) tall - about 11 m taller than Niagara Falls.