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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 28,000.
(2013 figures)
It's about 6,000 times the number of Living U.S. Presidents.
In other words, the count of Living U.S. Presidents is 0.0002 times 28,000.
(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 Symphonies Composed by Beethoven.
In other words, 28,000 is 3,111.111111110 times the count of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven, and the count of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven is 0.000321428571429 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Ludwig van Beethoven)
It's about 2,000 times the number of Living Kings and Queens.
In other words, 28,000 is 1,900 times the count of Living Kings and Queens, and the count of Living Kings and Queens is 0.00053 times that amount.
(2015 figures) (distinct Monarchs)
As of 2015, the world has fifteen Kings and Queens reigning over 45 countries. Of all these, Queen Elizabeth the II is the only reigning Queen; she has monarchical authority over the sixteen of the Commonwealth nations.
It's about 1,000 times the number of Countries in the European Union.
In other words, the count of Countries in the European Union is 0.001 times 28,000.
(a.k.a. EU) (2016 figures)
It's about 600 times the number of Teeth in a Great White Shark's Mouth.
In other words, 28,000 is 580 times the count of Teeth in a Great White Shark's Mouth, and the count of Teeth in a Great White Shark's Mouth is 0.0017 times that amount.
(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 500 times the number of Countries in Africa.
In other words, the count of Countries in Africa is 0.0019 times 28,000.
(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.