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It's about the number of Benches in Central Park
(Manhattan, New York City, New York)
It's about the number of Blue Whales in the World
(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 the number of Written Characters in the Chinese Language
In other words, 8,900 is 0.9516 times the count of Written Characters in the Chinese Language, and the count of Written Characters in the Chinese Language is 1.05 times that amount.
(zhōngwén, 中文) (Hànzì, 汉字/漢字; Shuowen Jiezi count; distinct characters)
It's about one-and-two-thirds times the number of Bishops in the Catholic Church
In other words, 8,900 is 1.663 times the count of Bishops in the Catholic Church, and the count of Bishops in the Catholic Church is 0.6013 times that amount.
(2015 figures; total Latin and Eastern Church figures; including Pope)
It's about one-fourth the number of McDonald's Locations in the World
In other words, 8,900 is 0.25 times the count of McDonald's Locations in the World, and the count of McDonald's Locations in the World is 4 times that amount.
(2015 figures) (approximate)
Operating in 119 countries, there are currently 36,000 McDonald's locations worldwide. From 1955 thru 1993, many McDonald's locations advertised the number in billions of hamburgers sold on their external signs, but abandoned theses updates after the figure passed 100 billion.
It's about one-fourth the number of Seats in Fenway Park
In other words, 8,900 is 0.24008 times the count of Seats in Fenway Park, and the count of Seats in Fenway Park is 4.1653 times that amount.
(2013 figures; daytime capacity) (a.k.a. The Cathedral of Boston) (Boston, Massachusetts)
Fenway Park, the home of the Boston Red Sox baseball team, can accommodate 37,071 spectators when configured for daytime seating. Fenway Park holds the record for most consecutive sellout games, with a streak of 794 sellouts that ended in 2013. This figure is a dramatic turnaround from the attendance in 1965, which was at times as low as just 500 people.
It's about four times the number of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide
In other words, 8,900 is 4.216 times the count of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide, and the count of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide is 0.2372 times that amount.
(2013 figures) (regional and local, plus national figures; paid only)