It's about one-nine-hundredth as long as The Volga.
In other words, 4.02 kilometers is 0.00114 times the length of The Volga, and the length of The Volga is 877 times that amount.(a.k.a. Волга, a.k.a. İdel (Идел), a.k.a. Атăл (Atăl), a.k.a. Edil, a.k.a. İdil, a.k.a. Рав (Rav)) (from the Valdai Hills, Tver Oblast, Russia through the Caspian Sea)
The largest river in Europe, the Volga river runs 3,530 km in total length. World War II's Battle of Stalingrad between the Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union, which resulted in nearly two million casualties, was fought in part for control of the river.
It's about one-nine-hundred-fiftieth as long as The Mississippi River.
In other words, 4.02 kilometers is 0.001067 times the length of The Mississippi River, and the length of The Mississippi River is 937.20 times that amount.(from Lake Itasca, Minnesota through Pilottown, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana)
The total length of the Mississippi River is 3,766 km. Prior to the development of soil erosion programs, the Mississippi River would carry approximately 400 million metric tons of sediment from its banks to the Gulf of Mexico every year.
It's about 1,000 times as long as a Beetle (Volkswagen).
In other words, 4.02 kilometers is 985.50 times the length of a Beetle (Volkswagen), and the length of a Beetle (Volkswagen) is 0.001015 times that amount.(1964 model) (a.k.a. Volkswagen 1200, a.k.a. Käfer)
A 1964 Volkswagen Beetle measures 0.004079 kilometers. As the longest continuously-produced automobile design — in production for 75 years between 1938 and 2003 — the Beetle was voted the most fourth-most influential car of the twentieth century by the Global Automotive Elections Foundation.
It's about one-one-thousandth as long as The Distance from L.A. to New York.
In other words, 4.02 kilometers is 0.000895 times the length of The Distance from L.A. to New York, and the length of The Distance from L.A. to New York is 1,120 times that amount.(Los Angeles, California to New York City, New York) (via I-10 E, I-15 N, I-70 E, I-76 E, I-80 E, I-280 E)
The total length of the freeway route from Los Angeles, California to New York City, New York via Interstate 80 is 4,490 km long. This route intersects eleven states and several major cities, including Las Vegas, Nevada; Denver, Colorado; Lincoln, Nebraska; Omaha, Nebraska; Des Moines, Iowa; South Bend, Indiana; and Cleveland, Ohio.
It's about one-one-thousandth as long as I-80.
In other words, 4.02 kilometers is 0.000866747 times the length of I-80, and the length of I-80 is 1,153.740 times that amount.(a.k.a. Interstate 80, a.k.a. Keystone Shortway) (net length)
Interstate 80, crosses the continent of North America from Teaneck, New Jersey to San Francisco, California and covers a total length of 4,638.03 km. A 60 km stretch between mile marker 318 in Grand Island, Nebraska and mile marker 390 in Lincoln, Nebraska is the longest straight path in the US Interstate system.
It's about one-one-thousand-five-hundredth as long as The Great Wall of China (wall only).
In other words, 4.02 kilometers is 0.0006423 times the length of The Great Wall of China (wall only), and the length of The Great Wall of China (wall only) is 1,557 times that amount.(长城, 長城, Chángchéng, a.k.a. 万里长城, 萬里長城, Wànlǐ Chángchéng) (a.k.a. "The long wall of 10,000 Li") (from Shanhaiguan through Lop Nur, China) (wall segments only)
The Great Wall of China has total wall segment length of 6.2590 kilometers. Built and maintained in multiple sections over about eleven centuries, the Great Wall is currently suffering the effects of erosion, especially in the older sections made primarily out of mud.
It's about one-one-thousand-five-hundredth as long as The Amazon River.
In other words, 4.02 kilometers is 0.0006245 times the length of The Amazon River, and the length of The Amazon River is 1,601 times that amount.(from Nevado Mismi, Arequipa, Peru through near Marajó, Brazil) (approximate distance)
The Amazon River has an approximate distance of 6,437 km. Although by most measures it is the largest and one of the most significant rivers in the world, the region surrounding the Amazon is mostly sparsely populated and the river itself has no bridges across it at any point.