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It's about as big as Tokelau.
(a.k.a. Tokelau Islands, a.k.a. The Union Islands) (New Zealand Territory) (total area)
Tokelau, a territory consisting of three coral atolls under the sovereignty of New Zealand, measures 1,200 hectares. With exports consisting of small crafts and small-scale agriculture, most of which is traded only with New Zealand, Tokelau has the smallest economy of any country in the world.
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as big as Mackinac Island.
In other words, 1,200 hectares is 1.0613 times the size of Mackinac Island, and the size of Mackinac Island is 0.942240 times that amount.
(Michigan)
Mackinac Island measures 1,131 hectares in total land area. The island is located in Lake Huron and is known as a historically-cultured tourist destination and summer colony, home to the well-known Victorian Grand Hotel.
It's about nine-tenths as big as LAX.
In other words, 1,200 hectares is 0.860 times the size of LAX, and the size of LAX is 1.20 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Los Angeles International Airporta, a.k.a. KLAX) (total land area) (2012 figures)
Including nine passenger terminals and several other administrative and cargo facilities, LAX sits on 1,400 hectares of land. In 2014, LAX serviced almost 71 million passengers, 600,000 planes, and over 1.9 million tons of freight.
It's about one-and-one-fourth times as big as Oregon's Armillaria ostoyae.
In other words, 1,200 hectares is 1.240 times the size of Oregon's Armillaria ostoyae, and the size of Oregon's Armillaria ostoyae is 0.8060 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Shoestring Rot) (Malheur National Forest, near John Day, Oregon) (if considered single organism)
The Armillaria ostoyae fungus of Malheur National Forest is a giant fungus measuring 965 hectares in area. The fungus, which pathologists estimate is between 2,000 and 8,500 years old, began as a microscopic spore and is now considered the largest organism in the world.
It's about three-fifths as big as Nauru.
In other words, 1,200 hectares is 0.570 times the size of Nauru, and the size of Nauru is 1.80 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Republic of Nauru, a.k.a. Pleasant Island)
The world's smallest island nation, Nauru is a Micronesian island with a total area of 2,100 hectares. Once a prosperous phosphate mining nation with the highest per-capita income of any nation, today 90% of the population is unemployed.
It's about one-and-four-fifths times as big as Gibraltar.
In other words, the size of Gibraltar is 0.560 times 1,200 hectares.
(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 650 hectares 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 half as big as Fort Meade.
In other words, 1,200 hectares is 0.54770 times the size of Fort Meade, and the size of Fort Meade is 1.8260 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Fort George G. Meade) (near Odenton, Maryland)
Fort Meade measures 2,191 hectares. It is known as home of the Fort Meade Museum and the National Cryptologic Museum.