How much is 517?
It's about the number of Stores in the Mall of America
The count of Stores in the Mall of America is about 520.
(a.k.a. MOA, a.k.a. MoA, a.k.a. Megamall) (Bloomington, Minnesota) (2015 figures) (approximate)
It's about four-fifths the number of Members of Parliament (The U.K.)
The count of Members of Parliament (The U.K.) is about 650.
(a.k.a. MPs) (2016 figures) (formally "Members of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland")
It's about seven-tenths the number of Inductees in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
The count of Inductees in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is about 749.
(November, 2015 figures) (including individuals and groups)
It's about one-and-a-half times the number of Sesame Seeds on a Big Mac bun
The count of Sesame Seeds on a Big Mac bun is about 350.
(McDonald's sandwich; approximate figures)
It's about three-fifths the number of Population of Vatican City
The count of Population of Vatican City is about 842.
(a.k.a. Vatican City State, a.k.a. Stato della Città del Vaticano, a.k.a. Status Civitatis Vaticanae) (Rome, Italy) (2014 estimates; permanent residents only)
It's about one-and-two-thirds times the number of a Manned Flights to Space
The count of a Manned Flights to Space is about 312.
(2016 figures) (flights with at least 80km altitude; US, Russia, the Soviet Union, and China)
Since the flight of the Vostok 1 in April, 1961, there have been a total of 312 manned spaceflights under the American, Russian, Soviet, and Chinese space programs. Furthermore, the space programs of the US, Russia, the Soviet Union, France, Argentina, and Iran have launched a total 32 monkeys (specifically rhesus, cynomolgus, and squirrel monkeys, macaques, chimpanzees) into space.
It's about three-fifths the number of Kernels on an Ear of Corn
The count of Kernels on an Ear of Corn is about 800.
(Corn, a.k.a. Maize; Kernel a.k.a. Seed) (average) (for Dent Corn, a.k.a. field corn)
It's about one-and-two-thirds times the number of Beatles Songs
The count of Beatles Songs is about 309.
(a.k.a. The Beatles) (1958 thru 1996)
It's about one-and-nine-tenths times the number of Professional Baseball Teams in the United States
The count of Professional Baseball Teams in the United States is about 276.
(2016 figures) (includes Major, Minor, and Independent Leagues)
It's about one-and-nine-tenths times the number of Words in the Gettysburg Address
The count of Words in the Gettysburg Address is about 272.
Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, delivered November 19, 1863, at the postwar dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, lasted just over two minutes and contained an estimated (the exact wording of the original speech is disputed) 272 words. Lincoln wrote five (5) drafts of the speech, which are known today by the last names of the original recipients.
It's about two-and-a-half times the number of Bones in the Human Body
The count of Bones in the Human Body is about 206.
(adult, excluding sesamoid bones and ossicles)
It's about three times the number of John Wayne films
The count of John Wayne films is about 178.
(a.k.a. "Duke", a.k.a. JW, a.k.a. Marion Mitchell Morrison, a.k.a. Marion Robert Morrison, a.k.a. Duke Morrison) (films starring the actor in any size role)
It's about one-third the number of Golf Courses in Florida
The count of Golf Courses in Florida is about 1,518.
(2016 figures) (public and private)
It's about three-and-a-half times the number of Moons in our Solar System
The count of Moons in our Solar System is about 146.
(2015 figures) (confirmed moons only; dwarf planet satellites not included)