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It's about 10,000 times the number of Escalators in the State of Wyoming.
In other words, the count of Escalators in the State of Wyoming is 0.0001 times 25,000.
(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.
It's about 5,000 times the number of Living U.S. Presidents.
In other words, the count of Living U.S. Presidents is 0.0002 times 25,000.
(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)
It's about 3,000 times the number of Symohonies Composed by Beethoven.
In other words, 25,000 is 2,777.77777778 times the count of Symohonies Composed by Beethoven, and the count of Symohonies Composed by Beethoven is 0.00036 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Ludwig van Beethoven)
It's about 1,500 times the number of Living Kings and Queens.
In other words, the count of Living Kings and Queens is 0.00059 times 25,000.
(2015 figures) (distinct Monarchs)
It's about 900 times the number of Countries in the European Union.
In other words, 25,000 is 890 times the count of Countries in the European Union, and the count of Countries in the European Union is 0.0011 times that amount.
(a.k.a. EU) (2016 figures)
It's about 500 times the number of Teeth in a Great White Shark's Mouth.
In other words, the count of Teeth in a Great White Shark's Mouth is 0.0019 times 25,000.
(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 450 times the number of Countries in Africa.
In other words, the count of Countries in Africa is 0.0022 times 25,000.
(2016 figures) (sovereign states recognized by the UN only)
The continent of Africa includes 54 sovereign countries recognized by the United Nations as of 2016. It is the second-most populous continent in the world, with 1.1 billion inhabitants.