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How big is 179 square miles?

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It's about 150 times as big as Central Park
In other words, 179 square miles is 136 times the size of Central Park, and the size of Central Park is 0.00735 times that amount.
(Manhattan, New York City, New York)
The most visited park in the country, Central Park has an area of 1.320 square miles. According to a 2005 appraisal, the real estate value of the Park's land is $528,783,552,000.
It's about one-two-hundredth as big as Lake Superior
In other words, 179 square miles is 0.00565 times the size of Lake Superior, and the size of Lake Superior is 177 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Lac Supérieur, a.k.a. Gitchigumi, a.k.a. Gitche Gumee) (surface area)
Both the largest of North America's Great Lakes and the largest freshwater lake in the world (by surface area), Lake Superior has a total area of 31,700 square miles. It borders the cities of Duluth, Minnesota and Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
It's about one-two-hundredth as big as The Island of Ireland
In other words, 179 square miles is 0.0054916 times the size of The Island of Ireland, and the size of The Island of Ireland is 182.10 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Éire, a.k.a. Airlann)
The island of Ireland - split between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland - covers 32,595 square miles. The island has been populated for over 9,000 years.
It's about 200 times as big as Monaco
In other words, the size of Monaco is 0.005 times 179 square miles.
(a.k.a. the Principality of Monaco, a.k.a. Principauté de Monaco, a.k.a. Principatu de Múnegu)
One of the smallest nations in the world, Monaco is a city-state located on the French border of the Mediterranean Sea, which measures 0.80 square miles in total area.
It's about one-three-hundredth as big as New York
In other words, 179 square miles is 0.003281032 times the size of New York, and the size of New York is 304.78220 times that amount.
(United States)
The "Empire State," New York measures 54,556 square miles in total area. Adirondack Park, a 9,536.7230 square miles area in the northeast region of the state, is the largest state-protected area in the contiguous United States.
It's about one-three-hundred-fiftieth as big as Florida
In other words, 179 square miles is 0.002722244 times the size of Florida, and the size of Florida is 367.3440 times that amount.
(United States)
The "Sunshine State," Florida measures 65,754.590 square miles in total area. Florida has 1,067 km (663 mi) of oceanfront beaches and 1,926.38 km (1,197 mi) of coastline total.
It's about one-four-hundred-fiftieth as big as Kansas
In other words, 179 square miles is 0.00217558 times the size of Kansas, and the size of Kansas is 459.6480 times that amount.
(United States)
The "Sunflower State," Kansas measures 82,276.80 square miles in total area. The point said to be the geographic center of the continental United States is located near Lebanon, Kansas.