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It's about four-fifths the number of McDonald's Locations in the World.
In other words, 28,000 is 0.780 times the count of McDonald's Locations in the World, and the count of McDonald's Locations in the World is 1.30 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 three-fourths the number of Seats in Fenway Park.
In other words, 28,000 is 0.755310 times the count of Seats in Fenway Park, and the count of Seats in Fenway Park is 1.3240 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 three-fifths the number of Seats in The Colosseum.
In other words, the count of Seats in The Colosseum is 2 times 28,000.
(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 three-fifths the number of Seats in New Yankee Stadium.
In other words, 28,000 is 0.55680 times the count of Seats in New Yankee Stadium, and the count of Seats in New Yankee Stadium is 1.7960 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 one-third the number of Seats in Lambeau Field.
In other words, 28,000 is 0.346810 times the count of Seats in Lambeau Field, and the count of Seats in Lambeau Field is 2.88340 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 three times the number of Written Characters in the Chinese Language.
In other words, 28,000 is 2.9940 times the count of Written Characters in the Chinese Language, and the count of Written Characters in the Chinese Language is 0.3340 times that amount.
(zhōngwén, 中文) (Hànzì, 汉字/漢字; Shuowen Jiezi count; distinct characters)
It's about three times the number of Benches in Central Park.
In other words, the count of Benches in Central Park is 0.30 times 28,000.
(Manhattan, New York City, New York)