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It's about 45 times as big as Boracay Island
In other words, 179 square miles is 44.920 times the size of Boracay Island, and the size of Boracay Island is 0.02226 times that amount.
(Malay, Aklan, Philippines)
Frequently called "the best island in the world," Boracay Island measures 3.9850 square miles. The most famous destination of the Island is the 4-km-long White Beach.
It's about 50 times as big as Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD)
In other words, the size of Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD) is 0.02 times 179 square miles.
(a.k.a. Mascot Airport, a.k.a. Kingsford Smith Airport, a.k.a. Sydney Airport) (Sydney, New South Wales, Australia) (total site area)
Sydney Kingston Smith Airport covers a total area of about 3 square miles, including three main terminals. The airport offers 8,930 m of total runway length.
It's about one-fifty-fifth as big as Lake Erie
In other words, the size of Lake Erie is 55.60 times 179 square miles.
(a.k.a. Lac &ri&) (surface area)
The fourth largest of North America's Great Lakes and the thirteenth largest lake in the world (by surface area), Lake Erie has a total area of 9,920 square miles. It borders the cities of Cleveland, Ohio and Toledo, Ohio.
It's about one-sixtieth as big as Hawaii
In other words, 179 square miles is 0.01637547 times the size of Hawaii, and the size of Hawaii is 61.06695 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Moku'āina o Hawai'i) (United States)
The "Aloha State," Hawaii measures 10,930.980 square miles in total area. A total of 137 islands make up the Hawaiian archipelago, with the eight principle islands measuring 6,422.6160 square miles in combined total area.
It's about one-sixty-fifth as big as Belgium
In other words, 179 square miles is 0.015186 times the size of Belgium, and the size of Belgium is 65.850 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Kingdom of Belgium, a.k.a. Koninkrijk Belgi&, a.k.a. Royaume de Belgique, a.k.a. K&nigreich Belgien)
Belgium measures 11,787 square miles in total area. Contrary to their name, french fries were developed in Belgium (known at the time as the Southern Netherlands) in the late 17th century.
It's about one-sixty-fifth as big as Vancouver Island
In other words, 179 square miles is 0.014819 times the size of Vancouver Island, and the size of Vancouver Island is 67.4810 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Quadra's and Vancouver's Island) (British Columbia, Canada)
Vancouver Island, in the northern Pacific, measures 12,079 square miles. The island is home to the Comox Glacier, which reaches 1,960 m in height.
It's about 70 times as big as Gibraltar
In other words, 179 square miles is 71 times the size of Gibraltar, and the size of Gibraltar is 0.014 times that amount.
(British overseas territory) (total area)
The British overseas territory Gibraltar is located at the southern tip of Spain overlooking the Mediterranean Sea at the Strait of Gibraltar and measures of 2.50 square miles in total area. It is renowned as the home of the Rock of Gibraltar (a.k.a. Calpe, a.k.a. Jabal al Tariq), a well-known tourist attraction.