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How big is 179 square miles?

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It's about one-three-hundredth as big as Alabama.
In other words, 179 square miles is 0.003414792 times the size of Alabama, and the size of Alabama is 292.84360 times that amount.
(United States)
Unofficially the "Heart of Dixie," Alabama measures 52,419.01 square miles in total area. Over two-thirds, or 34,363.09 square miles of Alabama is forest land.
It's about one-three-hundredth as big as Arkansas.
In other words, 179 square miles is 0.003366017 times the size of Arkansas, and the size of Arkansas is 297.087 times that amount.
(United States)
The "Natural State," Arkansas measures 53,178.580 square miles in total area. The 1.4285780 square miles state park called Crater of Diamonds is situated over an eroded lamproite volcanic formation and is the only state in the Union where diamonds are mined (although commercial mining was ceased in 2002).
It's about one-three-hundredth as big as North Carolina.
In other words, 179 square miles is 0.003325993 times the size of North Carolina, and the size of North Carolina is 300.66210 times that amount.
(United States)
The "Tar Heel State," North Carolina measures 53,818.510 square miles in total area. The Outer Banks, a 123.55270 square miles region off the northeastern coast of the state's mainland, is a series of barrier islands that has been called the "Graveyard of the Atlantic" on account of the numerous shipwrecks that have occurred there.
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-hundredth as big as Iowa.
In other words, 179 square miles is 0.003181002 times the size of Iowa, and the size of Iowa is 314.36640 times that amount.
(United States)
The "Hawkeye State," Iowa measures 56,271.570 square miles in total area. Sometimes called the "Food Capital of the World," approximately 60%, or 337,630.10 square miles of the state's area is used for agriculture.
It's about one-three-hundredth as big as Illinois.
In other words, 179 square miles is 0.003090769 times the size of Illinois, and the size of Illinois is 323.54410 times that amount.
(United States)
The "Land of Lincoln," Illinois measures 57,914.40 square miles in total area. Though the Mississippi River marks the western border of the state at nearly all points, the 27.00012 square miles area of Kaskaskia township has lain to the west of the River since an 1881 flood altered its course.
It's about one-three-hundred-fiftieth as big as Georgia.
In other words, 179 square miles is 0.003012211 times the size of Georgia, and the size of Georgia is 331.98210 times that amount.
(United States)
The "Peach State," Georgia measures 59,424.790 square miles in total area. In early 2008 (and on other, prior occasions), several legislators from drought-stricken Georgia alleged that an 1818 surveyor's error had placed the Georgia-Tennessee border 1.71 km (5,600 ft) south of where Congress had intended — an added distance which would allow Georgia access to the Tennessee River.