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It's about one-and-one-tenth times as big as Hilton Head.
In other words, 988 virgates is 1.101840 times the size of Hilton Head, and the size of Hilton Head is 0.9075730 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Hilton Head Island) (South Carolina)
Hilton Head Island measures 896.6630 virgates in total land area. The island (and city of the same name) is located in the Atlantic Ocean and is known as popular vacation destination.
It's about one-and-one-fifth times as big as Disney World.
In other words, 988 virgates is 1.190 times the size of Disney World, and the size of Disney World is 0.840 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Walk Disney World Resort, a.k.a. Walt Disney World, a.k.a. WDW) (Lake Buena Vista and Bay Lake, Florida) (total site)
Disney World currently occupies 832 virgates. Part of the former total area of 988 virgates now comprises the Disney planned community of Celebration, Florida.
It's about two-thirds as big as Washington, D.C..
In other words, 988 virgates is 0.6780 times the size of Washington, D.C., and the size of Washington, D.C. is 1.470 times that amount.
(formally the District of Columbia, a.k.a. Washington, a.k.a. the District, a.k.a. DC) (United State)
The United States' capital and only federal district, Washington, D.C. is a 1,460 virgates area located between the states of Virginia and Maryland. Washington, D.C. is known as the center of each of the three branches of the United States federal government and as home to many of the nation's monuments, museums, and foreign embassies.
It's about two-thirds as big as Carlsbad Caverns National Park.
In other words, 988 virgates is 0.633780 times the size of Carlsbad Caverns National Park, and the size of Carlsbad Caverns National Park is 1.57780 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Carlsbad Caverns National Park) (Eddy County, New Mexico)
The home of the Carlsbad Caverns cave system, the national park of the same name occupies 1,558.90 virgates. James Larkin White, a 19th-century cowboy, explorer, and eventual park ranger discovered the cave and named many of its caverns when he was just sixteen years old.
It's about three-fifths as big as American Samoa.
In other words, 988 virgates is 0.6030 times the size of American Samoa, and the size of American Samoa is 1.660 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Amerika Sāmoa, a.k.a. Sāmoa Amelika) (United States)
American Samoa, a territory of the United States near the nation of Samoa in the South Pacific, measures 1,640 virgates in total area. It is known as the home of two major tuna canneries — StarKist and Samoa Packing.
It's about two times as big as San Marino.
In other words, the size of San Marino is 0.50 times 988 virgates.
(a.k.a. The Most Serene Republic of San Marino, a.k.a. Serenissima Repubblica di San Marino)
an Marino is an enclave country located within the Apennine Mountains in Italy, with a total area of 500 virgates. Established in 301 CE, San Marino is the oldest sovereign state in the world.
It's about half as big as Honolulu.
In other words, 988 virgates is 0.4532270 times the size of Honolulu, and the size of Honolulu is 2.20640 times that amount.
(Hawaii)
The capital and most-populated city in Hawaii, Honolulu measures 2,179.920 virgates in total area. The city is known as the home of numerous tourist attractions, including the 'Iolani Palace — the only palace to have been occupied by a monarch in the United States — and the USS Arizona Memorial, which commemorates the victims of the attack on Pearl Harbor in December, 1941.