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It's about one-fifteenth as big as Oahu.
In other words, 988 virgates is 0.077622 times the size of Oahu, and the size of Oahu is 12.8830 times that amount.
(a.k.a. O`ahu, a.k.a. The Gathering Place) (Hawaii)
The third-largest of the Hawaiian Islands, Oahu measures 12,728 virgates in total area. It is known as the home of the state capital, Honolulu, as the site of the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, and as the filming location of numerous movies and television shows.
It's about one-fifteenth as big as Oklahoma City.
In other words, 988 virgates is 0.0743345 times the size of Oklahoma City, and the size of Oklahoma City is 13.45270 times that amount.
(a.k.a. OK City, a.k.a. OKC) (Oklahoma)
The capital and largest city in the state, Oklahoma City measures 13,291.270 virgates. The city is known for its energy exploration and information technology industries and as the location of the 1995 bombing of the Murrah Federal Building by Timothy McVeigh.
It's about one-fifteenth as big as Butte.
In other words, 988 virgates is 0.06460577 times the size of Butte, and the size of Butte is 15.478490 times that amount.
(The City and County of Butte-Silver Bow) (Montana)
The eighth-largest city in the country and the second-largest in Montana, the Butte-Silver Bow City County measures 15,292.750 virgates. The city was called "the Richest Hill on Earth" for its numerous copper, silver, and gold mines.
It's about one-fifteenth as big as Maui.
In other words, 988 virgates is 0.063684 times the size of Maui, and the size of Maui is 15.7030 times that amount.
(Hawaii)
The second-largest of the Hawaiian Islands, Maui measures 15,514 virgates in total area. It is known as the home of the Maui High Performance Computing Center and as a major tourist destination.
It's about one-fifteenth as big as Anaconda.
In other words, 988 virgates is 0.062477 times the size of Anaconda, and the size of Anaconda is 16.006 times that amount.
(Anaconda City/Deer Lodge County) (Montana)
The consolidated city-county of Deer Lodge County (of which Anaconda is the county seat) measure 15,814 virgates in total area. The town of Anaconda is named after the Anaconda Mine owned by the town's founder, Marcus Daly, and was itself the namesake of the Anaconda Copper Company, one of the largest trusts of the twentieth century.
It's about eighteen times as big as Gibraltar.
In other words, the size of Gibraltar is 0.056 times 988 virgates.
(British overseas territory) (total area)
The British overseas territory Gibraltar is located at the southern tip of Spain overlooking the Mediterranean Sea at the Strait of Gibraltar and measures of 54 virgates in total area. It is renowned as the home of the Rock of Gibraltar (a.k.a. Calpe, a.k.a. Jabal al Tariq), a well-known tourist attraction.
It's about eighteen-and-a-half times as big as Crawford Ranch.
In other words, 988 virgates is 18.720 times the size of Crawford Ranch, and the size of Crawford Ranch is 0.05342 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Prairie Chapel Ranch, a.k.a. Western White House) (Crawford, Texas)
Crawford Ranch, the private estate of President George W. Bush, is a 52.770 virgates estate, which, in addition to the house itself and its outbuildings, features seven canyons, three miles of river frontage and a man-made fish pond.