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It's about half as big as Moloka'i.
In other words, 137 square miles is 0.52690 times the size of Moloka'i, and the size of Moloka'i is 1.8980 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Moloka'I) (Hawaii)
The fifth-largest of the Hawaiian Islands, Molokai measures 260 square miles in total area. It is known as the historical home of Father Damien de Veuster, who cared for those afflicted with leprosy (a.k.a. Hansen's Disease).
It's about three-fifths as big as Chicago.
In other words, 137 square miles is 0.60320 times the size of Chicago, and the size of Chicago is 1.6580 times that amount.
(a.k.a. The Windy City, a.k.a. Chi-town, a.k.a. Second City, a.k.a. Chicagoland) (Illinois)
The largest city in Illinois and the twenty-third-largest city in the United States as of 2009, Chicago measures 227.10 square miles in total area. The city is known as a major Global Financial Center and as host to O'Hare International, the second busiest airport in the world.
It's about two-thirds as big as Guam.
In other words, 137 square miles is 0.6520 times the size of Guam, and the size of Guam is 1.530 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Guåhån) (United States)
Guam, a territory of the United States in the Pacific Ocean, measures 210 square miles in total area. It is known as a popular tourist destination among Japanese travelers.
It's about three-fourths as big as The Northern Mariana Islands.
In other words, 137 square miles is 0.7650 times the size of The Northern Mariana Islands, and the size of The Northern Mariana Islands is 1.310 times that amount.
(formally the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, a.k.a. CNMI) (United States) (total land area)
Measuring 179 square miles 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 four-fifths as big as San Jose.
In other words, 137 square miles is 0.7830 times the size of San Jose, and the size of San Jose is 1.280 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Capital of Silicon Valley) (California)
The third-largest city in California as of 2009, San Jose measures 175 square miles in total area. The city is known for its large technology industry.
It's about nine-tenths as big as The Isle of Wight.
In other words, 137 square miles is 0.9150 times the size of The Isle of Wight, and the size of The Isle of Wight is 1.09 times that amount.
(England, United Kingdom)
The Isle of Wight, located in the English Channel, just off the English mainland, measures 150 square miles 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 as big as Detroit.
In other words, the size of Detroit is 1.013 times 137 square miles.
(Michigan)
The largest city in Michigan as of 2009, Detroit measures 138.80 square miles 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