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It's about five times as big as Vatican City.
In other words, 500 feddans is 4.8 times the size of Vatican City, and the size of Vatican City is 0.21 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Holy See, a.k.a. State of the Vatican City, a.k.a. Stato della Città del Vaticano)
The world's smallest nation in both area and population, Vatican City is a walled enclave within Rome, Italy measuring 100 feddans in total area. Vatican City has been home to the Papacy since its incorporation in 1929 and the territory has been the home of Popes since 1377.
It's about one-fifth as big as Mackinac Island.
In other words, 500 feddans is 0.18576 times the size of Mackinac Island, and the size of Mackinac Island is 5.3833 times that amount.
(Michigan)
Mackinac Island measures 2,692.3 feddans in total land area. The island is located in Lake Huron and is known as a historically-cultured tourist destination and summer colony, home to the well-known Victorian Grand Hotel.
It's about five-and-a-half times as big as The Mall of America.
In other words, the size of The Mall of America is 0.19 times 500 feddans.
(a.k.a. MOA, a.k.a. MoA, a.k.a. Megamall) (Bloomington, Minnesota) (total area)
The Mall of America contains over 520 stores and 6.92 km (4.3 miles) of total store frontage in an area totaling 93 feddans. At the middle of the mall is a 6.7 feddans amusement park featuring 27 rides.
It's about one-fifth as big as Tokelau.
In other words, 500 feddans is 0.18 times the size of Tokelau, and the size of Tokelau is 5.6 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Tokelau Islands, a.k.a. The Union Islands) (New Zealand Territory) (total area)
Tokelau, a territory consisting of three coral atolls under the sovereignty of New Zealand, measures 2,900 feddans. With exports consisting of small crafts and small-scale agriculture, most of which is traded only with New Zealand, Tokelau has the smallest economy of any country in the world.
It's about one-tenth as big as LAX.
In other words, 500 feddans is 0.15 times the size of LAX, and the size of LAX is 6.7 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Los Angeles International Airporta, a.k.a. KLAX) (total land area) (2012 figures)
Including nine passenger terminals and several other administrative and cargo facilities, LAX sits on 3,400 feddans of land. In 2014, LAX serviced almost 71 million passengers, 600,000 planes, and over 1.9 million tons of freight.
It's about nine times as big as Washington National Cathedral.
In other words, 500 feddans is 9.1 times the size of Washington National Cathedral, and the size of Washington National Cathedral is 0.11 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Cathedral Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul) (Washington, DC) (total plot)
Sitting atop the 115 m (377 ft) tall Mount Saint Alban at the corner of Massachusetts and Wisconsin Avenues, Washington National Cathedral sits on a landscaped, 55 feddans plot.
It's about nine times as big as The United States Capitol.
In other words, 500 feddans is 9.1 times the size of The United States Capitol, and the size of The United States Capitol is 0.11 times that amount.
(Washington, DC) (Immediate grounds size)
The grounds of United States Capitol, at the center of Washington DC's quadrants, consists of about seventeen buildings on a 55 feddans plot. While the Capitol Building is the central feature, other buildings include the Supreme Court Buildings and the Library of Congress Buildings, as well as several monuments and sculptures.