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It's about as big as a Parking Space.
(a.k.a Parking Stall) (average; surface lot; North America)
An average-size parking space in a North American surface lot measures 23,300 square inches. Due to the high real estate prices at the time, parking spaces in a densely-populated part of Manhattan would sell for an average of $165,000 in 2007, with some spaces fetching up to $225,000.
It's about three-and-a-half times as big as a King Size Bed.
In other words, 23,300 square inches is 3.730 times the size of a King Size Bed, and the size of a King Size Bed is 0.2680 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A King-Size mattress measures 6,250 square inches in total area. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 7,750 square inches for those in positions of wealth or power.
It's about fourteen times as big as a Bath Towel.
In other words, 23,300 square inches is 13.870 times the size of a Bath Towel, and the size of a Bath Towel is 0.072098 times that amount.
(for Fieldcrest Luxury Solid Towels)
Bath towels typically measure 142.24 cm (56 in) by 76.2 cm (30 in), for a total area of about 1,679.90 square inches. The city of Bursa, Turkey is known as the birthplace of the modern towel.
It's about one-fifteenth as big as a Tennis court.
In other words, 23,300 square inches is 0.05762306 times the size of a Tennis court, and the size of a Tennis court is 17.3541630 times that amount.
(per ITF specification; for doubles)
Per International Tennis Federation Rules of Tennis 2009, a doubles tennis court should measure 23.7744 m long by 10.9728 m, for a total area of about 404,178.810 square inches. Courts may be surfaced with crushed red stone, shale, brick, hard-soil grass, or asphalt.
It's about one-twenty-fifth as big as an IMAX screen.
In other words, 23,300 square inches is 0.04244 times the size of an IMAX screen, and the size of an IMAX screen is 23.560 times that amount.
(standard)
An IMAX movie theater screen measures 22 m (72 ft) by 16 m (52 ft) for a total area of 549,000 square inches. Because the film used in an IMAX movie is more than eight times larger than regular film, the platters of a two-and-a-half hour feature film can weigh up to 250 kg (550 lbs).
It's about one-thirty-fifth as big as a Basketball court.
In other words, 23,300 square inches is 0.03032906383 times the size of a Basketball court, and the size of a Basketball court is 32.971673820 times that amount.
(per NBA regulation)
Per NBA rules , a basketball court should measure 29.5656 m long by 16.764 m wide, for a total area of 768,240 square inches. The first basketball game, held in a Springfield Massachusetts YMCA, was played on a court half the size of today's NBA standard and ended with a score of 1-0.
It's about one-eightieth as big as Fort Knox.
In other words, 23,300 square inches is 0.0127 times the size of Fort Knox, and the size of Fort Knox is 78.70 times that amount.
(a.k.a. the United States Bullion Depository, a.k.a. "Gold Vault") (Kentucky)
The United States Bullion Depository, commonly referred to by the metonym "Fort Knox" (in spite of the fact that the Depository is not located on the Fort proper), measures 32.0 m (105 ft) by 36.9 m (121 ft), for a total area of about 1,830,000 square inches. The Depository is most famous for housing the largest portion of the national gold reserve, but has also temporarily housed the original US Declaration of Independence, an original copy of the US Constitution, and other important documents, kept there for safe keeping during World War II.