# How big is 889.9 squares?

It's about as big as The Palace of Holyroodhouse

The size of The Palace of Holyroodhouse is about 870 squares.

(a.k.a. HolyroodÂ Palace) (Royal Mile, Old Town, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom) (Palace without gardens)

The Palace of Holyroodhouse, the residence of the British Monarch in Scotland, measures about 870 squares, on a total grounds area of about 4,300 squares. Each year, the Palace hosts a Garden Party, serving 8,000 guests from a 150-meter-long buffet table.

It's about as big as Seal Island

The size of Seal Island is about 870 squares.

(Western Cape province, South Africa)

Seal Island, named for the tens of thousands of Cape Fur Seals that live there, measures about 870 squares. The large number seals attract great white sharks, who circle the island in a so-called "Ring of Death."

It's about four-fifths as big as a City Block (Manhattan)

The size of a City Block (Manhattan) is about 1,000 squares.

(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 1,000 squares. There are roughly 2,000 blocks within the city, representing one of the most prolific applications of the city planning grid plan in history.

It's about one-and-three-tenths times as big as The White House

The size of The White House is about 670 squares.

(Washington, DC) (including wings)

Housing the presidency, the White House occupies six stories and a total of 670 squares of floor space. This space includes 132 rooms, 35 bathrooms, 28 fireplaces, and 3 elevators, as well as a tennis court, bowling alley, movie theater, jogging track, swimming pool, and putting green.

It's about seven-tenths as big as Trafalgar Square

The size of Trafalgar Square is about 1,300 squares.

(a.k.a. Charing Cross) (City of Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom)

Trafalgar Square, a public square in London, measures about 1,300 squares. m in total area. At the center of the Square is the 52 m Nelson's Column monument, built in the 1840s.

It's about one-and-a-half times as big as a Football field

The size of a Football field is about 576 squares.

(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 576 squares. 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 236.80602920 squares.

It's about three-fifths as big as The Great Banyan Tree

The size of The Great Banyan Tree is about 1,550 squares.

(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 1,550 squares. While its exact age is unknown, the tree has been noted in guidebooks for over 200 years.

It's about one-and-four-fifths times as big as Bill Gates' Home

The size of Bill Gates' Home is about 481.60 squares.

(Medina, Washington)

One of the largest homes in the world, Bill and Melinda Gates' home has a total area of 481.60 squares, including 7 bedrooms, 24 bathrooms, 6 kitchens, 6 fireplaces, a 24.760 squares gym, a 9.6880 squares dining room, and a 20.450 squares 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 half as big as The Biltmore Estate

The size of The Biltmore Estate is about 1,750 squares.

(Asheville, North Carolina) (house only)

The main house of Biltmore Estate covers 1,750 squares 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 one-fourth as big as The Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool

The size of The Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool is about 3,390 squares.

(Washington, D.C.) (pool surface area)

The Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool has a water surface area of 3,390 squares. The Pool has a sloping bottom and extends to 80 cm (30 in) in depth at its center.

It's about one-fifth as big as Federation Square

The size of Federation Square is about 4,100 squares.

(Melbourne, Victoria, Australia)

Federation Square, the large public square in the city center of Melbourne, measures 4,100 squares. The main portion of the square is floored with sandstone blocks from Western Australia.

It's about one-fifth as big as The Philippine Arena

The size of The Philippine Arena is about 4,300 squares.

(Ciudad De Victoria, Bocaue - Bulacan, Philippines) (total footprint)

The largest indoor arena in the world, the multi-use Philippine Area has a total footprint of 4,300 squares, with the dome itself occupying 3,900 squares. The floor the arena contains over 9,000 tons of steel.

It's about one-fifth as big as The Principality Stadium

The size of The Principality Stadium is about 4,000 squares.

(a.k.a. Stadiwm Principality, f.k.a. Millennium Stadium, f.k.a. Stadiwm y Mileniwm) (Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom) (total footprint)

The 70,000-person-plus capacity stadium of Cardiff, Principality Stadium has a total footprint of 4,000 squares. Over 40,000 tonnes of concrete and steel during the construction of the stadium.

It's about five-and-a-half times as big as a Hockey rink

The size of a Hockey rink is about 163.2700870 squares.

(per NHL specification)

Per National Hockey League Official Rules, a hockey rink should measure 60.96 m long by 25.908 m wide with a corner arc radius of 8.5344 m, for a total area of about 163.2700870 squares. Ice hockey is believed to have developed from field hockey after players began holding games on ice rinks, which had been traditionally used for the sport of curling.

It's about one-fifth as big as a Polo field

The size of a Polo field is about 5,400 squares.

(for field polo) (United States Polo Association rules; unboarded side maximum)

An outdoor polo field must measure 274.32 m in length and 146.304 m to in width for a total playing area of up to 5,400 squares. Polo traces its origins to an Iranian (then Persian) war game from the 5th Century, which was played with as many as 100 players per side.