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It's about one-and-three-tenths times as big as Maryland.
In other words, 15,880.940 square miles is 1.2800320 times the size of Maryland, and the size of Maryland is 0.78123050 times that amount.
(United States)
The "Old Line State" or the "Free State," Maryland measures 12,406.680 square miles in total area. Nearly bisected by the Chesapeake Bay, 21% of Maryland's total area, or 2,605.390 square miles, is water.
It's about one-and-one-third times as big as Belgium.
In other words, 15,880.940 square miles is 1.34730 times the size of Belgium, and the size of Belgium is 0.742230 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 seven-tenths as big as Lake Michigan.
In other words, 15,880.940 square miles is 0.7120 times the size of Lake Michigan, and the size of Lake Michigan is 1.40 times that amount.
(surface area)
The third largest of North America's Great Lakes (by surface area), Lake Michigan has a total area of 22,300 square miles. It borders the cities of Chicago, Illinois; Milwaukee, Wisconsin; and Green Bay, Wisconsin
It's about seven-tenths as big as Lake Huron.
In other words, 15,880.940 square miles is 0.690 times the size of Lake Huron, and the size of Lake Huron is 1.450 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Lac Huron) (surface area)
The second largest of North America's Great Lakes (by surface area), Lake Huron has a total area of 23,000 square miles. It borders the cities of Sarnia, Ontario, Canada, and Bay City, Michigan.
It's about one-and-a-half times as big as Hawaii.
In other words, 15,880.940 square miles is 1.4528380 times the size of Hawaii, and the size of Hawaii is 0.6883080 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-and-a-half times as big as Massachusetts.
In other words, 15,880.940 square miles is 1.5046510 times the size of Massachusetts, and the size of Massachusetts is 0.66460590 times that amount.
(a.k.a. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts) (United States)
The "Bay State," Massachusetts measures 10,554.570 square miles. The peninsula of Cape Cod, which stretches into the Atlantic near from the southern tip of the state measures approximately 397.68520 square miles.
It's about two-thirds as big as West Virginia.
In other words, 15,880.940 square miles is 0.65543120 times the size of West Virginia, and the size of West Virginia is 1.5257130 times that amount.
(United States)
The "Mountain State," West Virginia measures 24,229.760 square miles in total area. Located entirely within the Appalachian Mountains, West Virginia has an average elevation of 460 m (1,500 ft) above sea level - the highest elevation of any state east of the Mississippi.