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It's about four-and-a-half times the number of Blue Whales in the World.
In other words, the count of Blue Whales in the World is 0.22 times 39,000.
(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 one-fifth the number of Letters in the Longest English Word.
In other words, 39,000 is 0.205459 times the count of an Letters in the Longest English Word, and the count of an Letters in the Longest English Word is 4.86715 times that amount.
It's about seven-and-a-half times the number of Bishops in the Catholic Church.
In other words, 39,000 is 7.287 times the count of Bishops in the Catholic Church, and the count of Bishops in the Catholic Church is 0.1372 times that amount.
(2015 figures; total Latin and Eastern Church figures; including Pope)
As of 2015, there are 5,352 bishops in the Catholic Church. These bishops supervise a total of 3,127 dioceses, archdioceses, and other administrative regions.
It's about one-fifteenth the number of Words in War and Peace.
In other words, 39,000 is 0.0664071 times the count of Words in War and Peace, and the count of Words in War and Peace is 15.0586 times that amount.
(1869) (1968 Ann Dunnigan translation, New American Library)
First published in 1869, Leo Tolstoy\'s Tzarist Russian epic, War and Peace contains 587,287 words (in one of the popular English translations). The novel is the seventh-longest novel ever written in a Latin or Cyrillic alphabets.
It's about eighteen-and-a-half times the number of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide.
In other words, 39,000 is 18.47 times the count of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide, and the count of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide is 0.05414 times that amount.
(2013 figures) (regional and local, plus national figures; paid only)
It's about eighteen-and-a-half times the number of Steps in the Sears Tower.
In other words, 39,000 is 18.49 times the count of Steps in the Sears Tower, and the count of Steps in the Sears Tower is 0.05408 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Willis Tower) (Chicago, Illinois) (steps per stairwell)
It's about thirty times the number of Golf Courses in Florida.
In other words, 39,000 is 25.69 times the count of Golf Courses in Florida, and the count of Golf Courses in Florida is 0.03893 times that amount.
(2016 figures) (public and private)
The US state of Florida includes 1,518 golf courses in its 170,000 sq. km area. The state is also the home of the headquarters of the Professional Golfers' Association (PGA) of America, which boasts a membership of 28,000 professional golfers.