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It's about one-and-one-tenth times as big as Washington, D.C.
In other words, 8,718.40 city blocks is 1.07 times the size of Washington, D.C., and the size of Washington, D.C. is 0.9350 times that amount.
(formally the District of Columbia, a.k.a. Washington, a.k.a. the District, a.k.a. DC) (United State)
The United States' capital and only federal district, Washington, D.C. is a 8,150 city blocks area located between the states of Virginia and Maryland. Washington, D.C. is known as the center of each of the three branches of the United States federal government and as home to many of the nation's monuments, museums, and foreign embassies.
It's about seven-tenths as big as Edinburgh
In other words, 8,718.40 city blocks is 0.7170 times the size of Edinburgh, and the size of Edinburgh is 1.390 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Edinburgh, a.k.a. Dùn Èideann, a.k.a. Edinburgum) (Scotland, United Kingdom)
Edinburgh, Scotland's capital, measures 12,200 city blocks. Edinburgh Castle, atop Castle Rock, is the centerpiece of the city and has been continuously-occupied for over 1,800 years.
It's about three-fifths as big as Dublin
In other words, 8,718.40 city blocks is 0.59610 times the size of Dublin, and the size of Dublin is 1.6780 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Baile Átha Cliath) (Leinster, Ireland) (for metro Dublin City)
The city of Dublin and its surrounding metro areas measure 14,630 city blocks. Dublin is home to the Spire of Dublin, a stainless steel monument built in 2003 that rises to 121.2 m in height.
It's about one-and-three-fourths times as big as Hilton Head
In other words, 8,718.40 city blocks is 1.738520 times the size of Hilton Head, and the size of Hilton Head is 0.5752020 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Hilton Head Island) (South Carolina)
Hilton Head Island measures 5,014.740 city blocks in total land area. The island (and city of the same name) is located in the Atlantic Ocean and is known as popular vacation destination.
It's about half as big as Philadelphia
In other words, 8,718.40 city blocks is 0.54090 times the size of Philadelphia, and the size of Philadelphia is 1.8490 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Philly, a.k.a. The City of Brotherly Love) (Pennsylvania)
The largest city in Pennsylvania as of 2009 and at one time the second-largest city in the British Empire, Philadelphia measures 16,120 city blocks in total area. The city is known as a center of great historical importance and as the one-time capital of the United States.
It's about one-and-nine-tenths times as big as Disney World
In other words, 8,718.40 city blocks is 1.870 times the size of Disney World, and the size of Disney World is 0.5350 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Walk Disney World Resort, a.k.a. Walt Disney World, a.k.a. WDW) (Lake Buena Vista and Bay Lake, Florida) (total site)
Disney World currently occupies 4,650 city blocks. Part of the former total area of 5,530 city blocks now comprises the Disney planned community of Celebration, Florida.
It's about half as big as Detroit
In other words, 8,718.40 city blocks is 0.52650 times the size of Detroit, and the size of Detroit is 1.8990 times that amount.
(Michigan)
The largest city in Michigan as of 2009, Detroit measures 16,560 city blocks in total area. The city is known for its automotive industry and its popular music legacies in the soul, hip hop, pop, and rhythm & blues genres