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It's about one-fifteenth as big as Philadelphia.
In other words, 946 city blocks is 0.05869 times the size of Philadelphia, and the size of Philadelphia is 17.04 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Philly, a.k.a. The City of Brotherly Love) (Pennsylvania)
The largest city in Pennsylvania as of 2009 and at one time the second-largest city in the British Empire, Philadelphia measures 16,120 city blocks in total area. The city is known as a center of great historical importance and as the one-time capital of the United States.
It's about one-twentieth as big as Detroit.
In other words, 946 city blocks is 0.05712 times the size of Detroit, and the size of Detroit is 17.510 times that amount.
(Michigan)
The largest city in Michigan as of 2009, Detroit measures 16,560 city blocks 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
It's about one-twentieth as big as The Isle of Wight.
In other words, 946 city blocks is 0.0529 times the size of The Isle of Wight, and the size of The Isle of Wight is 18.90 times that amount.
(England, United Kingdom)
The Isle of Wight, located in the English Channel, just off the English mainland, measures 17,900 city blocks 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 one-twentieth as big as San Jose.
In other words, 946 city blocks is 0.0453 times the size of San Jose, and the size of San Jose is 22.10 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Capital of Silicon Valley) (California)
The third-largest city in California as of 2009, San Jose measures 20,900 city blocks in total area. The city is known for its large technology industry.
It's about one-twenty-fifth as big as The Northern Mariana Islands.
In other words, the size of The Northern Mariana Islands is 22.60 times 946 city blocks.
(formally the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, a.k.a. CNMI) (United States) (total land area)
Measuring 21,400 city blocks 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-twenty-fifth as big as Guam.
In other words, the size of Guam is 26.50 times 946 city blocks.
(a.k.a. Guåhån) (United States)
Guam, a territory of the United States in the Pacific Ocean, measures 25,100 city blocks in total area. It is known as a popular tourist destination among Japanese travelers.
It's about thirty times as big as The Forbidden City.
In other words, the size of The Forbidden City is 0.036 times 946 city blocks.
(a.k.a. Forbidden Palace, a.k.a. Purple Forbidden City, a.k.a. Zijin Cheng, a.k.a. Zǐjinchéng, a.k.a. 紫禁城) (Beijing, China)
The imperial palace complex of the Forbidden City consists of 980 buildings covering 34 city blocks. The City was the home of Chinese Emperors and their cabinets from its construction in 1420 until the fall of the last ruling dynasty in 1912.