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It's about one-fifteenth the number of Seats in The Colosseum.
In other words, the count of Seats in The Colosseum is 20 times 3,000.
(a.k.a. The Coliseum, a.k.a. Flavian Amphitheatre, a.k.a. Amphitheatrum Flavium, a.k.a. Anfiteatro Flavio or Colosseo) (Rome) (estimated)
It's about one-tenth the number of Seats in Fenway Park.
In other words, 3,000 is 0.080926 times the count of Seats in Fenway Park, and the count of Seats in Fenway Park is 12.3570 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 one-tenth the number of McDonald's Locations in the World.
In other words, the count of McDonald's Locations in the World is 12 times 3,000.
(2015 figures) (approximate)
It's about three-tenths the number of Benches in Central Park.
In other words, the count of Benches in Central Park is 3 times 3,000.
(Manhattan, New York City, New York)
Central Park — the 843-acre park located in the heart of New York City — contains about 9,000 park benches. The park is one of the most famous in the world and entertains over 35 million visitors each year.
It's about one-third the number of Written Characters in the Chinese Language.
In other words, 3,000 is 0.32080 times the count of Written Characters in the Chinese Language, and the count of Written Characters in the Chinese Language is 3.1170 times that amount.
(zhōngwén, 中文) (Hànzì, 汉字/漢字; Shuowen Jiezi count; distinct characters)
It's about one-third the number of Blue Whales in the World.
In other words, the count of Blue Whales in the World is 2.90 times 3,000.
(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 three-fifths the number of Bishops in the Catholic Church.
In other words, 3,000 is 0.56050 times the count of Bishops in the Catholic Church, and the count of Bishops in the Catholic Church is 1.7840 times that amount.
(2015 figures; total Latin and Eastern Church figures; including Pope)