BY 2100 THERE ARE GOING TO BE 11 BILLION PEOPLE LIVING ON EARTH . Macao SAR, China 20,546.766 People – Density per square mile. Twenty thousand plus people live per square mile there!!! Population Macao 622,567 (2017) X 27 = 16, 948,600 people would live in Rhode Island if its population density were the same.
Most of the Midwest states are about 3 times smaller than Texas. Get over to the original 13 colonies and the size difference is really drastic. Delaware, the first state, could fit into Texas 108 times. Rhode Island , the smallest state, could fit 221 times.
At 663,300 square miles, Alaska is by far the largest state in the United States , nearly two and a half times as large as Texas. In the case of many map projections, Alaska appears to be more than half the size of the lower 48 states, when in reality the continental US is 4.7 times as large.
Earth’s capacity Many scientists think Earth has a maximum carrying capacity of 9 billion to 10 billion people . [How Do You Count 7 Billion People?] One such scientist, the eminent Harvard University sociobiologist Edward O. Wilson, bases his estimate on calculations of the Earth’s available resources.
An estimate on the “total number of people who have ever lived” as of 1995 was calculated by Haub (1995) at “about 105 billion births since the dawn of the human race” with a cut-off date at 50,000 BC (beginning of the Upper Paleolithic), and an inclusion of a high infant mortality rate throughout pre-modern history.
Standing shoulder-to-shoulder, the entire world’s population could fit within the 500 square miles (1,300 square kilometers) of Los Angeles. A typical life in an industrialized country is now about 80 years long—three decades longer than it was a century ago.
The District of Columbia is just over 68 square miles. By comparison, Rhode Island , the smallest state in the country, is approximately 1,212 square miles. 51, would not turn all of D.C. into a state.
One-fifth the size of the Lower 48, Alaska is bigger than Texas , California, and Montana combined! Alaska is also far-flung: 3.1 times wider (east to west) and 1.9 times taller (north to south) than Texas .
Rhode Island is the smallest state in size in the United States . It covers an area of 1,214 square miles. Its distances North to South are 48 miles and East to West 37 miles. Rhode Island was the last of the original thirteen colonies to become a state .
The Name. This state was named by Dutch explorer Adrian Block. He named it “Roodt Eylandt” meaning “red island ” in reference to the red clay that lined the shore. The name was later anglicized when the region came under British rule.
Where to Get Iconic Rhode Island Foods Wright’s Chicken Farm. As much as we love our state bird (the Rhode Island Red), we love an old fashioned chicken dinner from Burrillville’s famous eatery more. Cold pizza strips. Hot Wieners. Calamari. Coffee Cabinets. Oysters. Clams Casino. Del’s Frozen Lemonade.
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