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It's about one-thirty-thousandth as big as United States.
In other words, 137 square miles is 0.000036108690 times the size of United States, and the size of United States is 27,694.160 times that amount.
(a.k.a. United States of America, a.k.a. America, a.k.a. USA, a.k.a. US)
The third or fourth largest country in the world (there is some dispute in how China's total area is measured), the United States measures 3,794,100 square miles in total area. The United States' economy is the fifth-largest in the world, comprising a quarter of nominal global GDP.
It's about one-thirty-thousandth as big as Canada.
In other words, 137 square miles is 0.00003553730 times the size of Canada, and the size of Canada is 28,139.40 times that amount.
Canada measures 3,855,100 square miles in total area. It is both the second-largest country in the world and one of the most-sparsely populated, in addition to having the longest coastline of any country in the world — 243,000 km (151,000 mi).
It's about 40,000 times as big as a City Block (Manhattan).
In other words, the size of a City Block (Manhattan) is 0.0000300 times 137 square miles.
(per Bridges, William - 1811 Commissioner's Plan for New York City) (approximate)
A Manhattan city block measures about 200 m between the Northeast-Southwest streets by about 60 m between the Northwest-Southeast streets for a total area of about 0.004 square miles. There are roughly 2,000 blocks within the city, representing one of the most prolific applications of the city planning grid plan in history.
It's about one-fifty-thousandth as big as Russia.
In other words, 137 square miles is 0.0000207523310 times the size of Russia, and the size of Russia is 48,187.3580 times that amount.
(a.k.a Российская Федерация, formally the Russian Federation, a.k.a. Россия)
The largest country in the world, Russia measures 6,601,668.10 square miles. Russia spans eleven time zones and holds more forest than any other country in the world, as well as lakes and rivers containing totaling 25% of the world's fresh water supply.
It's about 55,000 times as big as The White House.
In other words, the size of The White House is 0.0000180 times 137 square miles.
(Washington, DC) (including wings)
Housing the presidency, the White House occupies six stories and a total of 0.0024 square miles of floor space. This space includes 132 rooms, 35 bathrooms, 28 fireplaces, and 3 elevators, as well as a tennis court, bowling alley, movie theater, jogging track, swimming pool, and putting green.
It's about 65,000 times as big as a Football field.
In other words, 137 square miles is 66,308 times the size of a Football field, and the size of a Football field is 0.000015081136510 times that amount.
(American) (per NFL regulation)
Per NFL rules, a football field should measure 109.728 m (120 yards) long by 48.768 m wide, for a total area of 0.002066115702 square miles. Due to a blizzard, the first NFL playoff game in 1932 was held indoors in Chicago Stadium (it was also the first indoor game) on a field measuring just 55 m by 40.0 m, for a total area of 0.0008494247488 square miles.
It's about 80,000 times as big as Bill Gates' Home.
In other words, 137 square miles is 79,310 times the size of Bill Gates' Home, and the size of Bill Gates' Home is 0.000012610 times that amount.
(Medina, Washington)
One of the largest homes in the world, Bill and Melinda Gates' home has a total area of 0.001727 square miles, including 7 bedrooms, 24 bathrooms, 6 kitchens, 6 fireplaces, a 0.00008880 square miles gym, a 0.000034750 square miles dining room, and a 0.000073360 square miles library. It was designed by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, the same architectural firm responsible for the design of one of Apple Inc's flagship stores on Fifth Avenue in New York City.