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How big is 697 city blocks?

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It's about one-and-one-tenth times as big as LAX.
In other words, the size of LAX is 0.91 times 697 city blocks.
(a.k.a. Los Angeles International Airporta, a.k.a. KLAX) (total land area) (2012 figures)
It's about one-and-three-tenths times as big as Tokelau.
In other words, the size of Tokelau is 0.77 times 697 city blocks.
(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 550 city blocks. 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-third times as big as Mackinac Island.
In other words, 697 city blocks is 1.3382 times the size of Mackinac Island, and the size of Mackinac Island is 0.74727 times that amount.
(Michigan)
It's about seven-tenths as big as Nauru.
In other words, 697 city blocks is 0.72 times the size of Nauru, and the size of Nauru is 1.4 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Republic of Nauru, a.k.a. Pleasant Island)
It's about seven-tenths as big as Fort Meade.
In other words, 697 city blocks is 0.6906 times the size of Fort Meade, and the size of Fort Meade is 1.448 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Fort George G. Meade) (near Odenton, Maryland)
It's about one-and-three-fifths times as big as Oregon's Armillaria ostoyae.
In other words, 697 city blocks is 1.57 times the size of Oregon's Armillaria ostoyae, and the size of Oregon's Armillaria ostoyae is 0.637 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Shoestring Rot) (Malheur National Forest, near John Day, Oregon) (if considered single organism)
It's about three-fifths as big as Tuvalu.
In other words, 697 city blocks is 0.58 times the size of Tuvalu, and the size of Tuvalu is 1.7 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Ellice Islands)