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How big is 55 square kilometers?

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It's about nine-tenths as big as San Marino.
In other words, the size of San Marino is 1.10 times 55 square kilometers.
(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 61 sq. km. Established in 301 CE, San Marino is the oldest sovereign state in the world.
It's about one-and-one-fifth times as big as The Pitcairn Islands.
In other words, the size of The Pitcairn Islands is 0.830 times 55 square kilometers.
(a.k.a. Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno Islands, a.k.a. Pitkern Ailen) (British overseas territory) (total land area)
The Pitcairn Islands are a group of four islands which have a combined area of 47 sq. km. A British overseas territory since 1838, the island is populated by the descendents of mutineers and others who traveled on the British Royal Naval Ship, HMS Bounty during her 1789-1790 voyage.
It's about one-and-two-fifths times as big as Rock Island.
In other words, 55 square kilometers is 1.40220 times the size of Rock Island, and the size of Rock Island is 0.713170 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Arsenal Island, a.k.a. Rock Island Arsenal) (Illinois, on the Iowa border) (land area only)
Rock Island measures 39.223 sq. km in total area. It is known as the largest government-owned weapons manufacturing arsenal in the United States and the US Army's only active foundry, as well as a former Union prison camp during the American Civil War.
It's about half as big as Disney World.
In other words, 55 square kilometers is 0.5450 times the size of Disney World, and the size of Disney World is 1.830 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 101 sq. km. Part of the former total area of 120 sq. km now comprises the Disney planned community of Celebration, Florida.
It's about half as big as Hilton Head.
In other words, 55 square kilometers is 0.5052270 times the size of Hilton Head, and the size of Hilton Head is 1.979310 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Hilton Head Island) (South Carolina)
Hilton Head Island measures 108.862 sq. km 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 two times as big as Tuvalu.
In other words, 55 square kilometers is 2.10 times the size of Tuvalu, and the size of Tuvalu is 0.480 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Ellice Islands)
Tuvalu is a chain of islands totaling 26 sq. km in area and located midway between Hawaii and Australia, near Samoa and Fiji. It is the third-least populated nation in the world, with just 11,992 citizens and residents.
It's about two-and-a-half times as big as Fort Meade.
In other words, 55 square kilometers is 2.510 times the size of Fort Meade, and the size of Fort Meade is 0.39840 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Fort George G. Meade) (near Odenton, Maryland)
Fort Meade measures 21.91 sq. km. It is known as home of the Fort Meade Museum and the National Cryptologic Museum.