# Magnitude (area)

This is a compilation of areas of different sizes for comparison purposes. The information is often to be understood as “typical values”; the converted values ​​are rounded.

The basic unit of the meter unit derived the surface in the international system of units is 1  square meter ( unit symbol ), the symbols A .

Further units used below:

• 1 mm² (square millimeter) = 0.000001 m²
(1,000,000 mm² = 1 m²)
• 1 cm² (square centimeter) = 0.0001 m²
(10,000 cm² = 1 m²)
• 1 a ( Ar ) = 100 m²
• 1 ha ( hectare ) = 100 a = 10,000 m²
• 1 km² ( square kilometers ) = 100 ha = 1,000,000 m²

## Areas smaller than 1 mm²

1 μm² (square micrometer) corresponds to = 1,000,000 nm² (square nanometer)

• 0.05 μm² - surface area of ​​a flu virus
• 0.20 μm² - limit of visibility light microscope
• 500 μm² - surface of a bacterium

1 mm² (square millimeter) corresponds to = 1,000,000 μm² (square micrometer)

• 0.01 mm² - smallest particle visible to the naked eye
• 0.15 mm² - surface of a human egg cell
• 0.196 mm² - cross-sectional area of ​​the lead of a mechanical pencil (0.5 mm)

## 1 mm² to 100 mm² (1 cm²)

• 1 mm² box on graph paper
• 2 to 50 mm² - pupil of a person, depending on the incidence of light
• 25 mm² box on normal-checked paper (5 mm grid)
• 49 mm² - boxes on large squared paper (7 mm grid)
• 55 mm² - average human eardrum (pars tensa)

## 1 cm² to 10 cm²

• 1.77 cm² - center hole of a CD
• 2.07 cm² - 1 euro cent coin
• 3.89 cm² - 20 euro cent coin
• 4.25 cm² - 1 euro coin
• 5.21 cm² - 2 euro coin
• 6.4516 cm² - 1 square inch (square inch)

## 100 cm² to 1000 cm²

• 107.80 cm² - 50 euro banknote (140 mm × 77 mm)
• 113 cm² - size of a compact disc
• 126.68 cm² - surface of a tennis ball
• 240.53 cm² - single (7 ″) (including the area of ​​the hole)
• 312.5 cm² - sheet of paper ( A5 format )
• 625 cm² - sheet of paper (A4 format)
• 729 cm² - long-playing record
• 910 cm² - screen area of ​​a 17-inch computer monitor (calculated value with a screen diagonal of 17 inches [corresponds to 43.18 cm] and an aspect ratio of 5: 4)
• 929.0304 cm² - 1 square foot (square feet)

## 1000 cm² to 10,000 cm² (1 m²)

• 1090 cm² - surface of a handball
• 1250 cm² - sheet of paper (A3 format)
• 1403.4 cm² - image area of ​​a 22-inch computer monitor (calculated value with a screen diagonal of 22 inches [corresponds to 55.88 cm] and an aspect ratio of 16:10)
• 1560 cm² - surface of a soccer ball
• 2500 cm² - sheet of paper (format A2)
• 2827 cm² - surface of a globe Ø 30 cm
• 4070 cm² - " Mona Lisa " by Leonardo da Vinci
• 5000 cm² - sheet of paper (A1 format)
• 6270 cm² - unrolled tape roll (19 mm × 33 m)
• 8361.2736 cm² - 1 square yard
• 9600 cm² - area of ​​a transport pallet according to EN 13698-1

## 10 m² to 100 m² (1 a)

• 12.5 m² - parking space (5.0 m × 2.5 m)
• 17.86 m² - football goal (7.32 m × 2.44 m)
• 37.16 m² - boxing ring
• 25 to 80 m² - typical living space in a small city apartment
• 81.74 m² - badminton court

## 10 km² to 100 km²

• 10.8 km² - Ossiacher See , Carinthia
• 19.0 km² - Hiddensee , German Baltic Sea island
• 21.3 km² - Republic of Nauru , Oceania
• 25.2 km² - Königsforst , North Rhine-Westphalia
• 30.7 km² - Borkum , East Frisian island
• 46.2 km² - Attersee , Salzkammergut / Austria
• 59.5 km² - Manhattan , New York City
• 79.9 km² - Chiemsee , the largest lake in Bavaria
• 99.1 km² - Sylt , North Frisian island

## 10 million km² to 100 million km²

• 10.18 million km² - Europe (continent)
• 13.20 million km² - Antarctica (continent)
• 13.20 million km² - expansion of the former Arab World Empire ( Umayyad Caliphate ) around 750
• 13.50 million km² - expansion of the former French colonial empire around 1919
• 13.70 million km² - expansion of the former Spanish colonial empire around 1740
• 14.09 million km² - Arctic Ocean
• 17.08 million km² - Russia (largest country in the world)
• 17.84 million km² - South America
• 17.95 million km² - surface of Pluto
• 23.02 million km² - surface of Triton , Neptune's largest moon
• 24.46 million km² - expansion of the former Russian Empire until 1866
• 24.93 million km² - North America
• 29.18 million km² - African Union
• 30.30 million km² - Africa
• 33.00 million km² - expansion of the former British Empire around 1921 and the Mongol Empire around 1274
• 37.93 million km² - the surface of the moon
• 44.61 million km² - Asia
• 73.43 million km² - Indian Ocean (excluding tributaries)
• 74.76 million km² - surface of Mercury
• 82.40 million km² - Atlantic Ocean (excluding secondary seas)
• 83.32 million km² - the surface of Titan , Saturn's largest moon
• 85.00 million km² - Africa-Eurasia (largest contiguous land mass on earth)
• 87.18 million km² - the surface of Ganymede , the largest moon in the solar system

## 100 million km² to 1 billion km²

• 144.6 million km² - surface of Mars
• 149.1 million km² - land area of ​​the earth
• 166.2 million km² - Pacific Ocean (excluding tributaries)
• 361.1 million km² - the surface of the earth's water
• 460.2 million km² - surface of Venus
• 510.1 million km² - surface of the earth

## 1 billion km² to 10 billion km²

• 7.620 billion km² - surface of Neptune
• 8.083 billion km² - surface of Uranus

## 10 billion km² to 100 billion km²

• 42.61 billion km² - surface of Saturn
• 61.42 billion km² - the surface of Jupiter

## 100 billion km² to 1 trillion km²

• 463.2 billion km² - the area of ​​the disk formed by the moon's orbit around the earth

## Areas larger than 1 billion km²

• 6.087 trillion km² (6.09 · 10 18 m²) - the surface of the sun
• 70.31 quadrillion km² (7.03 · 10 22 m²) - the area of ​​the disk formed by the earth's orbit around the sun
• 106.2 trillion km² (1.06 · 10 26 m²) - the area of ​​the disk formed by Pluto's orbit around the sun

## Individual evidence

1. Dimensions and numbers , koelner-dom.de