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It's about one-and-one-tenth times as big as The Northern Mariana Islands.
In other words, 496,000 dunams is 1.07 times the size of The Northern Mariana Islands, and the size of The Northern Mariana Islands is 0.9350 times that amount.
(formally the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, a.k.a. CNMI) (United States) (total land area)
Measuring 464,000 dunams in total land area, the CMNI's fourteen Pacific islands comprise a commonwealth in political union with the United States. The Commonwealth is known as a popular tourist destination for Japanese visitors and, although less so since 2007, as the home of a successful garment manufacturing industry.
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as big as San Jose.
In other words, 496,000 dunams is 1.09 times the size of San Jose, and the size of San Jose is 0.9170 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Capital of Silicon Valley) (California)
The third-largest city in California as of 2009, San Jose measures 453,000 dunams in total area. The city is known for its large technology industry.
It's about nine-tenths as big as Guam.
In other words, 496,000 dunams is 0.9120 times the size of Guam, and the size of Guam is 1.10 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Guåhån) (United States)
Guam, a territory of the United States in the Pacific Ocean, measures 544,000 dunams in total area. It is known as a popular tourist destination among Japanese travelers.
It's about four-fifths as big as Chicago.
In other words, 496,000 dunams is 0.84330 times the size of Chicago, and the size of Chicago is 1.1860 times that amount.
(a.k.a. The Windy City, a.k.a. Chi-town, a.k.a. Second City, a.k.a. Chicagoland) (Illinois)
The largest city in Illinois and the twenty-third-largest city in the United States as of 2009, Chicago measures 588,200 dunams in total area. The city is known as a major Global Financial Center and as host to O'Hare International, the second busiest airport in the world.
It's about one-and-three-tenths times as big as The Isle of Wight.
In other words, 496,000 dunams is 1.280 times the size of The Isle of Wight, and the size of The Isle of Wight is 0.7810 times that amount.
(England, United Kingdom)
The Isle of Wight, located in the English Channel, just off the English mainland, measures 388,000 dunams in total area. The Island hosts the world's largest and longest-running regular regatta — Cowes Week — which has brought over 1,000 yachts to the island each August since 1812.
It's about three-fourths as big as Moloka'i.
In other words, 496,000 dunams is 0.73660 times the size of Moloka'i, and the size of Moloka'i is 1.3580 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Moloka'I) (Hawaii)
The fifth-largest of the Hawaiian Islands, Molokai measures 673,400 dunams in total area. It is known as the historical home of Father Damien de Veuster, who cared for those afflicted with leprosy (a.k.a. Hansen's Disease).
It's about one-and-two-fifths times as big as Detroit.
In other words, 496,000 dunams is 1.380 times the size of Detroit, and the size of Detroit is 0.72460 times that amount.
(Michigan)
The largest city in Michigan as of 2009, Detroit measures 359,500 dunams in total area. The city is known for its automotive industry and its popular music legacies in the soul, hip hop, pop, and rhythm & blues genres