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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)
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)
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 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)
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)
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)