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Wake Island

Wake Island Area Stats

Definitions

  • Comparative: The area of various small countries expressed in comparison to various areas within the United States of America.
  • Comparative to US places: This entry provides an area comparison based on total area equivalents. Most entities are compared with the entire US or one of the 50 states based on area measurements (1990 revised) provided by the US Bureau of the Census. The smaller entities are compared with Washington, DC (178 sq km, 69 sq mi) or The Mall in Washington, DC (0.59 sq km, 0.23 sq mi, 146 acres).
  • Land: Total land area in square kilometres
  • Total: Total area in square kilometers
  • Water: Total water area in square kilometers
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Comparative about 11 times the size of The Mall in Washington, DC 2013
Comparative to US places about 11 times the size of The Mall in Washington, DC 2008
Land 6.5 sq km 2008 230th out of 235
Total 6.5 sq km 2013 241st out of 251
Water 0.0 2013 224th out of 246

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008

Citation

"Wake Island Area Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Wake-Island/Geography/Area