It's about three-fifths as big as California.
In other words, 253,336,000 dunams is 0.597533440 times the size of California, and the size of California is 1.67354650 times that amount.(United States)
The "Golden State," California measures 423,969,580 dunams in total area. California is home to both the highest point — Mt. Whitney at 4,421 m (14,505 ft) — and lowest point — Death Valley at 85.5 m (282 ft) below sea level — in the continental United States, the two of which are separated by just 123 km (76 mi).
It's about one-and-seven-tenths times as big as Illinois.
In other words, 253,336,000 dunams is 1.6889340 times the size of Illinois, and the size of Illinois is 0.59208940 times that amount.(United States)
The "Land of Lincoln," Illinois measures 149,997,600 dunams in total area. Though the Mississippi River marks the western border of the state at nearly all points, the 69,930 dunams area of Kaskaskia township has lain to the west of the River since an 1881 flood altered its course.
It's about one-and-three-fourths times as big as Iowa.
In other words, 253,336,000 dunams is 1.7382410 times the size of Iowa, and the size of Iowa is 0.57529420 times that amount.(United States)
The "Hawkeye State," Iowa measures 145,742,700 dunams in total area. Sometimes called the "Food Capital of the World," approximately 60%, or 874,458,000 dunams of the state's area is used for agriculture.
It's about one-and-four-fifths times as big as New York.
In other words, 253,336,000 dunams is 1.7929020 times the size of New York, and the size of New York is 0.5577550 times that amount.(United States)
The "Empire State," New York measures 141,299,400 dunams in total area. Adirondack Park, a 24,700,000 dunams area in the northeast region of the state, is the largest state-protected area in the contiguous United States.
It's about one-and-four-fifths times as big as North Carolina.
In other words, 253,336,000 dunams is 1.8174710 times the size of North Carolina, and the size of North Carolina is 0.55021510 times that amount.(United States)
The "Tar Heel State," North Carolina measures 139,389,300 dunams in total area. The Outer Banks, a 320,000 dunams region off the northeastern coast of the state's mainland, is a series of barrier islands that has been called the "Graveyard of the Atlantic" on account of the numerous shipwrecks that have occurred there.
It's about one-and-four-fifths times as big as Arkansas.
In other words, 253,336,000 dunams is 1.8393420 times the size of Arkansas, and the size of Arkansas is 0.54367270 times that amount.(United States)
The "Natural State," Arkansas measures 137,731,900 dunams in total area. The 3,700 dunams state park called Crater of Diamonds is situated over an eroded lamproite volcanic formation and is the only state in the Union where diamonds are mined (although commercial mining was ceased in 2002).
It's about one-and-nine-tenths times as big as Alabama.