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It's about one-and-one-fourth times the number of Letters in the Longest English Word.
In other words, 240,000 is 1.26436 times the count of an Letters in the Longest English Word, and the count of an Letters in the Longest English Word is 0.790914 times that amount.
It's about two-fifths the number of Words in War and Peace.
In other words, 240,000 is 0.408659 times the count of Words in War and Peace, and the count of Words in War and Peace is 2.44703 times that amount.
(1869) (1968 Ann Dunnigan translation, New American Library)
It's about three times the number of Seats in Lambeau Field.
In other words, 240,000 is 2.9727 times the count of Seats in Lambeau Field, and the count of Seats in Lambeau Field is 0.33639 times that amount.
(2014 figures) (a.k.a. City Stadium, a.k.a. New City Stadium, a.k.a. Titletown USA, a.k.a. The Frozen Tundra, a.k.a. The Shrine of Pro Football) (Green Bay, Wisconsin)
It's about five times the number of Seats in New Yankee Stadium.
In other words, 240,000 is 4.7726 times the count of Seats in New Yankee Stadium, and the count of Seats in New Yankee Stadium is 0.20953 times that amount.
(2014 figures for 2009 Stadium; seating figures only) (a.k.a. Yankee Stadium, a.k.a. The Stadium, a.k.a. The House that George Built) (South Bronx, New York City, New York)
It's about five times the number of Seats in The Colosseum.
In other words, the count of Seats in The Colosseum is 0.2 times 240,000.
(a.k.a. The Coliseum, a.k.a. Flavian Amphitheatre, a.k.a. Amphitheatrum Flavium, a.k.a. Anfiteatro Flavio or Colosseo) (Rome) (estimated)
Built between 70 and 80 AD, The Colosseum was a central attraction of Rome, capable of seating 50,000 spectators for various events including plays, war reenactments, and gladiatorial matches. The structure was estimated to require 100,000 cu. m of stone to construct. It remains the largest amphitheater in the world.
It's about six-and-a-half times the number of Seats in Fenway Park.
In other words, 240,000 is 6.4741 times the count of Seats in Fenway Park, and the count of Seats in Fenway Park is 0.15446 times that amount.
(2013 figures; daytime capacity) (a.k.a. The Cathedral of Boston) (Boston, Massachusetts)
It's about six-and-a-half times the number of McDonald's Locations in the World.
In other words, the count of McDonald's Locations in the World is 0.15 times 240,000.
(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.