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It's about six times the number of Benches in Central Park.
In other words, the count of Benches in Central Park is 0.20 times 56,000.
(Manhattan, New York City, New York)
It's about six-and-a-half times the number of Blue Whales in the World.
In other words, the count of Blue Whales in the World is 0.150 times 56,000.
(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 ten-and-a-half times the number of Bishops in the Catholic Church.
In other words, 56,000 is 10.460 times the count of Bishops in the Catholic Church, and the count of Bishops in the Catholic Church is 0.0956 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-tenth the number of Words in War and Peace.
In other words, 56,000 is 0.0953537 times the count of Words in War and Peace, and the count of Words in War and Peace is 10.48730 times that amount.
(1869) (1968 Ann Dunnigan translation, New American Library)
It's about thirty times the number of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide.
In other words, 56,000 is 26.530 times the count of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide, and the count of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide is 0.03769 times that amount.
(2013 figures) (regional and local, plus national figures; paid only)
There are 2,111 paid, daily newspapers with a regional, local, or national distribution in circulation worldwide. Combined, these newspapers have a readership of about 150 million people.
It's about thirty times the number of Steps in the Sears Tower.
In other words, 56,000 is 26.550 times the count of Steps in the Sears Tower, and the count of Steps in the Sears Tower is 0.03766 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Willis Tower) (Chicago, Illinois) (steps per stairwell)
The Sears Tower extends 108 stories into the sky above the city of Chicago and includes 2,109 steps in each of its stairwells. Each year, more than 1.3 million visitors make the trip to an observation area called the Skydeck on the 103rd floor.
It's about forty times the number of Golf Courses in Florida.
In other words, 56,000 is 36.890 times the count of Golf Courses in Florida, and the count of Golf Courses in Florida is 0.02711 times that amount.
(2016 figures) (public and private)