Subject :IMO Class : Class 7

A rectangular piece of land is to be sold off in smaller pieces. The total area of the land is 2^{17} sq. miles. The pieces to the cut out are 16^{2} sq. miles in size. How many smaller pieces of the land can be sold at the given size?

A 2^{15 }

B 16^{4}

C 2^{9 }

D None of these

please provide the solution