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It's about one-tenth as big as Ellis Island.
In other words, 10,000 square meters is 0.0901 times the size of Ellis Island, and the size of Ellis Island is 11.10 times that amount.
(Jersey City, New Jersey and New York City, New York)(now officially part of the Statue of Liberty National Monument)
Ellis Island, home of the Ellis Island Immigration Station, is 111,000 square meters in total area. Nine-tenths of the island were artificially created after the New York-New Jersey borders had already been defined, leading to a sovereignty dispute which was settled by the US Supreme Court in 1998.
It's about one-fifteenth as big as The Pentagon.
In other words, the size of The Pentagon is 13.80 times 10,000 square meters.
(a.k.a. United States Department of Defense Headquarters) (Washington, D.C.) (total floor area)
The Pentagon, the world's largest office building, contains a total floor area of 138,000 sq. m. Built during World War II, the designers compensated for the steel rations then in effect by using 310,000 cu. m of concrete in the construction efforts.
It's about one-twentieth as big as Grand Central Station.
In other words, the size of Grand Central Station is 20 times 10,000 square meters.
(formally Grand Central Terminal, a.k.a. Grand Central, a.k.a. GCT) (New York City, New York) (total terminal area). Grand Central station, the largest train station in the world by platform count, measures 200,000 sq. m in total area. The large flag which was suspended from the concourse ceiling following the September 11th 2001 terrorist attacks measures about 70 sq. m.
It's about twenty times as big as a Basketball court.
In other words, 10,000 square meters is 20.176027020 times the size of a Basketball court, and the size of a Basketball court is 0.04956377185 times that amount.
(per NBA regulation)
Per NBA rules , a basketball court should measure 29.5656 m long by 16.764 m wide, for a total area of 495.6377184 sq. m. The first basketball game, held in a Springfield Massachusetts YMCA, was played on a court half the size of today's NBA standard and ended with a score of 1-0.
It's about one-twenty-fifth as big as Washington National Cathedral.
In other words, the size of Washington National Cathedral is 23 times 10,000 square meters.
(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, 230,000 square meters plot.
It's about one-twenty-fifth as big as The United States Capitol.
In other words, the size of The United States Capitol is 23 times 10,000 square meters.
(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 230,000 square meters 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.
It's about thirty times as big as an IMAX screen.
In other words, 10,000 square meters is 28.230 times the size of an IMAX screen, and the size of an IMAX screen is 0.03542 times that amount.
(standard)
An IMAX movie theater screen measures 22 m (72 ft) by 16 m (52 ft) for a total area of 350 sq. m. Because the film used in an IMAX movie is more than eight times larger than regular film, the platters of a two-and-a-half hour feature film can weigh up to 250 kg (550 lbs).