It's about 150 times as big as The Biltmore Estate.
In other words, 500 feddans is 129 times the size of The Biltmore Estate, and the size of The Biltmore Estate is 0.00775 times that amount.(Asheville, North Carolina) (house only)
The main house of Biltmore Estate covers 3.88 feddans and contains 250 rooms. The fifty-six auxiliary buildings of the estate are interconnected through the nearly 71 km of roads on the Biltmore grounds.
It's about 150 times as big as The Great Banyan Tree.
In other words, 500 feddans is 146 times the size of The Great Banyan Tree, and the size of The Great Banyan Tree is 0.00685 times that amount.(a.k.a. The Great Banyan, a.k.a. Ficus benghalensis) (Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden, Howrah, West Bengal, India)
The Great Banyan Tree is a single tree in the Indian Botanic Garden in West Bengal with aerial roots covering a total area of about 3.43 feddans. While its exact age is unknown, the tree has been noted in guidebooks for over 200 years.
It's about one-one-hundred-fiftieth as big as The US Virgin Islands.
In other words, 500 feddans is 0.00607 times the size of The US Virgin Islands, and the size of The US Virgin Islands is 165 times that amount.(a.k.a. United States Virgin Islands, a.k.a. Virgin Islands of the United States) (United States) (total land area)
The US Virgin Islands are an insular area of the United States consisting of the Caribbean islands of Saint Croix, Saint John, Saint Thomas, Water Island, and others, which measure 82,400 feddans in total land area. The islands are known as popular tourist destinations and as the location of several petroleum refineries.
It's about one-one-hundred-fiftieth as big as Philadelphia.
In other words, 500 feddans is 0.006003 times the size of Philadelphia, and the size of Philadelphia is 166.6 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 83,290 feddans 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-one-hundred-fiftieth as big as Detroit.
In other words, 500 feddans is 0.005843 times the size of Detroit, and the size of Detroit is 171.1 times that amount.(Michigan)
The largest city in Michigan as of 2009, Detroit measures 85,580 feddans 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
It's about one-two-hundredth as big as The Isle of Wight.
In other words, 500 feddans is 0.00541 times the size of The Isle of Wight, and the size of The Isle of Wight is 185 times that amount.(England, United Kingdom)
The Isle of Wight, located in the English Channel, just off the English mainland, measures 92,400 feddans in total area. The Island hosts the world's largest and longest-running regular regatta — Cowes Week — which has brought over 1,000 yachts to the island each August since 1812.
It's about 200 times as big as a City Block (Manhattan).
In other words, the size of a City Block (Manhattan) is 0.005 times 500 feddans.(per Bridges, William - 1811 Commissioner's Plan for New York City) (approximate)
A Manhattan city block measures about 200 m between the Northeast-Southwest streets by about 60 m between the Northwest-Southeast streets for a total area of about 2 feddans. There are roughly 2,000 blocks within the city, representing one of the most prolific applications of the city planning grid plan in history.