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SIZE IS IMPORTANT: 143,885,800m2
Below is a comparison between the Texcoco Lake Ecological Park ("PELT" by its Spanish acronym) and other parks in Mexico and the world.
PELT
14,388 hectares
PELT IS:
El Zócalo
Mexico City
MEXICO
53,460m²
2692x
Alameda Central
Mexico City
MEXICO
93,218m²
1544x
Hermann Park
Huston
USA
1,800,870m²
80x
Sausset
Paris
FRANCE
1,821,105m²
80x
Landschaftspark
Duisburg
GERMANY
1,999,168m²
72x
Prospect Park
Brooklyn
USA
2,128,669m²
68x
Hudson River Park
New York
USA
2,225,795m²
65x
Elysian Park
Los Angeles
USA
2,428,140m²
60x
Tiergarten
Berlin
GERMANY
2,549,547m²
57x
Downsview Park
Toronto
CANADA
2,590,016m²
56x
Tempre of Heaven
Beijing
CHINA
2,670,954m²
54x
Montroyal
Montreal
CANADA
2,691,188m²
54x
Hyde Park Complex
London
ENGLAND
2,954,237m²
49x
Central Park
New York
USA
3,399,396m²
43x
Centennial Park
Sydney
AUSTRALIA
3,642,210m²
40x
Lake Ontario Park
Ontario
CANADA
3,743,382m²
39x
Lincoln Park
Chicago
USA
4,046,900m²
36x
Emerland Necklace
Boston
USA
4,046,900m²
36x
Stanley Park
Vancouver
CANADA
4,046,900m²
36x
Golden Gate
San Francisco
USA
4,099,509m²
36x
South Park
Chicago
USA
4,229,010m²
35x
Balboa Park
San Diego
USA
4,856,280m²
30x
Parque Ecológico Xochimilco
Mexico City
MEXICO
5,150,000m²
28x
Orange County Great Park
San Francisco
USA
5,325,720m²
28x
Presidio Park
Los Angeles
USA
5,989,412m²
25x
Chapultepec
Mexico City
MEXICO
6,475,040m²
23x
Ciudad Universitaria (UNAM)
Mexico City
MEXICO
6,532,719m²
23x
Bois de Boulogne
Paris
FRANCE
8,458,021m²
18x
Fresh Kills
Staten Island
USA
8,903,180m²
17x
Amsterdam Bos
Amsterdam
NETHERLANDS
9,348,339m²
16x
Fairmount Park
Philadelphia
USA
17,850,875m²
9x
Casa de Campo
Madrid
SPAIN
28,328,300m²
6x
SOURCE: Czerniak, Hargreaves, Large Parks, Princeton Architectural Press, New York