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It's about three-and-a-half times the number of Union Stations in the United States
The count of Union Stations in the United States is about 135.
(a.k.a. Union Terminal; a.k.a. Joint Station; a.k.a. Union Depot) (2016 figures)
Typically shared between multiple railroad companies and stations, there are about 135 "Union Stations" in the United States. Of these, the busiest station is Chicago Union Station, which handles 120,000 passengers each year.
It's about one-fourth the number of Steps in the Sears Tower
The count of Steps in the Sears Tower is about 2,109.
(a.k.a. Willis Tower) (Chicago, Illinois) (steps per stairwell)
The Sears Tower extends 108 stories into the sky above the city of Chicago and includes 2,109 steps in each of its stairwells. Each year, more than 1.3 million visitors make the trip to an observation area called the Skydeck on the 103rd floor.
It's about one-fourth the number of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide
The count of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide is about 2,111.
(2013 figures) (regional and local, plus national figures; paid only)
There are 2,111 paid, daily newspapers with a regional, local, or national distribution in circulation worldwide. Combined, these newspapers have a readership of about 150 million people.
It's about four-and-a-half times the number of Elements on the Periodic Table
The count of Elements on the Periodic Table is about 118.
(a.k.a. Periodic Table of the Elements, a.k.a chemical elements) (confirmed elements as of 2016)
From element number one, hydrogen, to element one-hundred eighteen, ununoctium, there are 118 confirmed elements on the Periodic Table. Ninety-four of the elements exist in nature, and the remaining twenty-four have only been synthesized in labs (not having occurred naturally in the time since scientists have begun researching them)
It's about five times the number of Wolves in Yellowstone National Park
The count of Wolves in Yellowstone National Park is about 104.
(a.k.a. Henihco'oo; a.k.a. Héetíhco'oo) (December 2014 figures; Wyoming Park area)
As of the 2014 population count, there were 104 wolves living in Yellowstone National Park, in twelve packs. All of the wolves now living in the Park are thought to have descended from the 66 wolves (re)introduced into the Park in 1995-96.
It's about five-and-a-half times the number of Keys on a Piano
The count of Keys on a Piano is about 88.
(Moden layout; A0 to C7)
Most modern keyboards have 88 keys, comprising seven octaves and an additional major third. A full-size, acoustic piano may have as many as 12,000 separate parts.
It's about seven times the number of Submarines in the US Navy
The count of Submarines in the US Navy is about 72.
(a.k.a. Subs) (includes all types, all classes) (2015 figures)
The United States Navy maintains a fleet of 72 active submarines. A typical submarine goes to sea with a crew of about 140.
It's about nine times the number of Countries in Africa
The count of Countries in Africa is about 56.
(2016 figures) (sovereign states recognized by the UN only)
The continent of Africa includes 56 sovereign countries recognized by the United Nations as of 2020. It is the second-most populous continent in the world, with 1.3 billion inhabitants.List_of_sovereign_states_and_dependent_territories_in_Africa
It's about one-tenth the number of Bishops in the Catholic Church
The count of Bishops in the Catholic Church is about 5,352.
(2015 figures; total Latin and Eastern Church figures; including Pope)
As of 2015, there are 5,352 bishops in the Catholic Church. These bishops supervise a total of 3,127 dioceses, archdioceses, and other administrative regions.
It's about eleven times the number of Teeth in a Great White Shark's Mouth
The count of Teeth in a Great White Shark's Mouth is about 48.
(Carcharodon carcharias) (average; including developing rows)
A Great White Shark has 48 exposed teeth on their upper and lower jaws. Behind these exposed teeth are developing teeth — up to 300 in about 5 rows. The sharks will continuously lose and replace the exposed teeth throughout their lives.
It's about one-fifteenth the number of Benches in Central Park
The count of Benches in Central Park is about 9,000.
(Manhattan, New York City, New York)
Central Park — the 843-acre park located in the heart of New York City — contains about 9,000 park benches. The park is one of the most famous in the world and entertains over 35 million visitors each year.
It's about one-fifteenth the number of Blue Whales in the World
The count of Blue Whales in the World is about 8,500.
(Balaenoptera musculus) (2002 estimates)
The worldwide population of blue whales (as of 2002) is estimated to be between 5,000 and 12,000. An estimated 378,200 blue whales were killed during the height of whaling in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centures
It's about one-twentieth the number of Written Characters in the Chinese Language
The count of Written Characters in the Chinese Language is about 9,353.
(zhōngwén, 中文) (Hànzì, 汉字/漢字; Shuowen Jiezi count; distinct characters)
According to the Han Dynasty dictionary, Shuowen Jiezi (說文解字), there are 9,353 distinct Han characters used to depict the Chinese language. Fluency in written Chinese requires mastery of 4,000 - 5,000 of these characters.
It's about nineteen times the number of Countries in the European Union
The count of Countries in the European Union is about 27.
(a.k.a. EU) (2016 figures)
There are 27 member countries in the European Union, the latest member of which is Croatia. The EU is largely urban, with over twenty cities having a population of one million or more, and 75% of the population living in an urban area.
It's about thirty times the number of Living Kings and Queens
The count of Living Kings and Queens is about 15.
(2015 figures) (distinct Monarchs)
As of 2015, the world has fifteen Kings and Queens reigning over 45 countries. Of all these, Queen Elizabeth the II is the only reigning Queen; she has monarchical authority over the sixteen of the Commonwealth nations.