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It's about 400 times as big as a Football field.
In other words, 500 feddans is 392.5120667 times the size of a Football field, and the size of a Football field is 0.002547692376 times that amount.
(American) (per NFL regulation)
Per NFL rules, a football field should measure 109.728 m (120 yards) long by 48.768 m wide, for a total area of 1.273846188 feddans. Due to a blizzard, the first NFL playoff game in 1932 was held indoors in Chicago Stadium (it was also the first indoor game) on a field measuring just 55 m by 40.0 m, for a total area of 0.5237056555 feddans.
It's about one-four-hundredth as big as San Diego.
In other words, 500 feddans is 0.002501 times the size of San Diego, and the size of San Diego is 399.8 times that amount.
(California)
The second-largest city in California and the eleventh-largest in the United States as of 2009, San Diego measures 199,900 feddans in total area. The city is known for its defense manufacturing and biotechnology industries.
It's about one-four-hundredth as big as Dallas.
In other words, 500 feddans is 0.002368 times the size of Dallas, and the size of Dallas is 422.3 times that amount.
(Texas)
The third-largest city in Texas and the ninth-largest in the United States as of 2009, Dallas measures 211,200 feddans in total area. The city is known as a strong industrial, commerce, and banking center, and as an "inland port," due to its metropolitan airport, Dallas-Fort Worth International.
It's about one-four-hundred-fiftieth as big as Indianapolis.
In other words, 500 feddans is 0.002243 times the size of Indianapolis, and the size of Indianapolis is 445.8 times that amount.
(Indiana) (Metropolitan Statistical Area)
The capital of and largest city in Indiana as of 2009, Indianapolis measures 222,900 feddans in total area. The city is known for its sports tourism, including the Indianapolis 500 and Brickyard 400 auto races, and the Men's and Women's NCAA basketball tournaments.
It's about one-four-hundred-fiftieth as big as Badlands National Park.
In other words, 500 feddans is 0.00213 times the size of Badlands National Park, and the size of Badlands National Park is 469 times that amount.
(Jackson, Pennington, and Shannon Counties, South Dakota, near Rapid City, South Dakota)
Famous for its buttes, pinnacles, spires and grass prairies, the Badlands National Park occupies 235,000 feddans, of which 64,144 acres is a designated Wilderness Area. The site is renown for its large caches of fossils from large North American mammals dating back the Oligocene epoch - about 33 million years ago.
It's about 450 times as big as Bill Gates' Home.
In other words, 500 feddans is 469.5 times the size of Bill Gates' Home, and the size of Bill Gates' Home is 0.00213 times that amount.
(Medina, Washington)
One of the largest homes in the world, Bill and Melinda Gates' home has a total area of 1.065 feddans, including 7 bedrooms, 24 bathrooms, 6 kitchens, 6 fireplaces, a 0.05475 feddans gym, a 0.02142 feddans dining room, and a 0.04523 feddans library. It was designed by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, the same architectural firm responsible for the design of one of Apple Inc's flagship stores on Fifth Avenue in New York City.
It's about one-five-hundredth as big as San Antonio.
In other words, 500 feddans is 0.001989 times the size of San Antonio, and the size of San Antonio is 502.8 times that amount.
(Texas)
The second-largest city in Texas and the seventh-largest in the United States as of 2009, San Antonio measures 251,400 feddans in total area. The city is known for its tourist attractions, including the Alamo Mission and the annual San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo.