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How big is 15 square miles?

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It's about one-tenth as big as Edinburgh
In other words, 15 square miles is 0.1470 times the size of Edinburgh, and the size of Edinburgh is 6.80 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Edinburgh, a.k.a. Dùn Èideann, a.k.a. Edinburgum) (Scotland, United Kingdom)
Edinburgh, Scotland's capital, measures 102 square miles. Edinburgh Castle, atop Castle Rock, is the centerpiece of the city and has been continuously-occupied for over 1,800 years.
It's about one-tenth as big as Dublin
In other words, 15 square miles is 0.12240 times the size of Dublin, and the size of Dublin is 8.170 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Baile Átha Cliath) (Leinster, Ireland) (for metro Dublin City)
The city of Dublin and its surrounding metro areas measure 122.60 square miles. Dublin is home to the Spire of Dublin, a stainless steel monument built in 2003 that rises to 121.2 m in height.
It's about nine times as big as Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL)
In other words, 15 square miles is 8.80 times the size of Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL), and the size of Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL) is 0.110 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Paliparang Pandaigdig ng Ninoy Aquino, a.k.a. Manila International Airport, a.k.a. Nichols Field) (Manila, NCR, Philippines) (total site area)
Ninoy Aquino International Airport covers a total area of 1.70 square miles, including four terminals. The total length of the airport's two runways is 5,995 m.
It's about one-tenth as big as Philadelphia
In other words, 15 square miles is 0.1110 times the size of Philadelphia, and the size of Philadelphia is 9.009 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 135.10 square miles 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-tenth as big as Detroit
In other words, 15 square miles is 0.10810 times the size of Detroit, and the size of Detroit is 9.2510 times that amount.
(Michigan)
The largest city in Michigan as of 2009, Detroit measures 138.80 square miles 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-tenth as big as The Isle of Wight
In other words, the size of The Isle of Wight is 10 times 15 square miles.
(England, United Kingdom)
The Isle of Wight, located in the English Channel, just off the English mainland, measures 150 square miles 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 eleven-and-a-half times as big as Central Park
In other words, the size of Central Park is 0.0877 times 15 square miles.
(Manhattan, New York City, New York)
The most visited park in the country, Central Park has an area of 1.320 square miles. According to a 2005 appraisal, the real estate value of the Park's land is $528,783,552,000.