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It's about one-one-hundred-fiftieth the number of Words in War and Peace
In other words, 4,500 is 0.00766235 times the count of Words in War and Peace, and the count of Words in War and Peace is 130.5080 times that amount.
(1869) (1968 Ann Dunnigan translation, New American Library)
First published in 1869, Leo Tolstoy\'s Tzarist Russian epic, War and Peace contains 587,287 words (in one of the popular English translations). The novel is the seventh-longest novel ever written in a Latin or Cyrillic alphabets.
It's about 150 times the number of Countries in the European Union
In other words, the count of Countries in the European Union is 0.0059 times 4,500.
(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 300 times the number of Living Kings and Queens
In other words, the count of Living Kings and Queens is 0.0033 times 4,500.
(2015 figures) (distinct Monarchs)
It's about 500 times the number of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven
In other words, the count of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven is 0.002 times 4,500.
(a.k.a. Ludwig van Beethoven)
Over the course of his life, Beethoven composed nine symphonies over the course of a twenty-four year period. After his death in early 1827, an estimated 20,000 Austrian citizens attended his public funeral.
It's about one-five-hundredth the number of ATMs in the World
In other words, the count of ATMs in the World is 500 times 4,500.
(2015 figures) (approximate)
There are approximately 3 million ATMs in the world, including sites in Antarctica, cruise ships, US Navy ships, and Tibet. ATM's typically hold between $20,000 and $100,000, depending on the size of the crowds where they're located.
It's about 1,000 times the number of Living U.S. Presidents
In other words, the count of Living U.S. Presidents is 0.001 times 4,500.
(a.k.a. Presidents of the United States; a.k.a. Presidents of the United States of America; a.k.a. POTUS), (2016 figures) (including current)
As of this writing, there are five living United States Presidents — President Carter, President Clinton, President Obama, and the second President Bush. At no point in U.S. history have their been more than six (6) living presidents, this circumstance having occurred three times.
It's about 2,000 times the number of Escalators in the State of Wyoming
In other words, the count of Escalators in the State of Wyoming is 0.0005 times 4,500.
(2013 figures)
There are only two escalators in the State of Wyoming (although there are apparently plenty of elevators). It is speculated that the lack of escalators is due to the older age of the buildings and the abundance of cheap land resulting in single-story structures. At the time the last count of escalators was made, the state had a population of just 576,000 people.