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It's about 30,000 times as big as The Biltmore Estate.
In other words, 175 square miles is 27,800 times the size of The Biltmore Estate, and the size of The Biltmore Estate is 0.0000360 times that amount.
(Asheville, North Carolina) (house only)
The main house of Biltmore Estate covers 0.00629 square miles and contains 250 rooms. The fifty-six auxiliary buildings of the estate are interconnected through the nearly 71 km of roads on the Biltmore grounds.
It's about 30,000 times as big as The Great Banyan Tree.
In other words, 175 square miles is 31,500 times the size of The Great Banyan Tree, and the size of The Great Banyan Tree is 0.00003170 times that amount.
(a.k.a. The Great Banyan, a.k.a. Ficus benghalensis) (Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden, Howrah, West Bengal, India)
The Great Banyan Tree is a single tree in the Indian Botanic Garden in West Bengal with aerial roots covering a total area of about 0.00556 square miles. While its exact age is unknown, the tree has been noted in guidebooks for over 200 years.
It's about one-forty-thousandth as big as Russia.
In other words, 175 square miles is 0.0000265084520 times the size of Russia, and the size of Russia is 37,723.8170 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 50,000 times as big as a City Block (Manhattan).
In other words, the size of a City Block (Manhattan) is 0.0000200 times 175 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 75,000 times as big as The White House.
In other words, the size of The White House is 0.0000140 times 175 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 85,000 times as big as a Football field.
In other words, 175 square miles is 84,700 times the size of a Football field, and the size of a Football field is 0.000011806375440 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 100,000 times as big as Bill Gates' Home.
In other words, 175 square miles is 101,300 times the size of Bill Gates' Home, and the size of Bill Gates' Home is 0.0000098720 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.