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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 12.357 times that amount.
(2013 figures; daytime capacity) (a.k.a. The Cathedral of Boston) (Boston, Massachusetts)
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 0.3208 times the count of Written Characters in the Chinese Language, and the count of Written Characters in the Chinese Language is 3.117 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 2.9 times 3,000.
(Balaenoptera musculus) (2002 estimates)
It's about three-fifths the number of Bishops in the Catholic Church.
In other words, 3,000 is 0.5605 times the count of Bishops in the Catholic Church, and the count of Bishops in the Catholic Church is 1.784 times that amount.
(2015 figures; total Latin and Eastern Church figures; including Pope)