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It's about the number of Kernels on an Ear of Corn.
(Corn, a.k.a. Maize; Kernel a.k.a. Seed) (average) (for Dent Corn, a.k.a. field corn)
An average ear of dent corn, the kind grown to feed to animals and to make other foods, has an average of 800 kernels. Each acre of corn yields about 15,900 ears of corn.
It's about one-and-one-tenth times the number of Population of Vatican City.
In other words, 850 is 1.01 times the count of Population of Vatican City, and the count of Population of Vatican City is 0.99 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Vatican City State, a.k.a. Stato della Città del Vaticano, a.k.a. Status Civitatis Vaticanae) (Rome, Italy) (2014 estimates; permanent residents only)
It's about one-and-one-tenth times the number of Inductees in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
In other words, 850 is 1.13 times the count of Inductees in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and the count of Inductees in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is 0.885 times that amount.
(November, 2015 figures) (including individuals and groups)
As of November, 2015, there were 749 individuals in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Artists and bands must have had at least 25 years of fame before being considered for induction in the Hall.
It's about one-and-three-tenths times the number of Members of Parliament (The U.K.).
In other words, the count of Members of Parliament (The U.K.) is 0.77 times 850.
(a.k.a. MPs) (2016 figures) (formally "Members of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland")
It's about one-and-three-fifths times the number of Stores in the Mall of America.
In other words, the count of Stores in the Mall of America is 0.63 times 850.
(a.k.a. MOA, a.k.a. MoA, a.k.a. Megamall) (Bloomington, Minnesota) (2015 figures) (approximate)
It's about three-fifths the number of Golf Courses in Florida.
In other words, 850 is 0.5599 times the count of Golf Courses in Florida, and the count of Golf Courses in Florida is 1.786 times that amount.
(2016 figures) (public and private)
It's about one-and-four-fifths times the number of Olympic Gold Medals Won by the Soviet Union.
In other words, the count of Olympic Gold Medals Won by the Soviet Union is 0.556 times 850.
(a.k.a. Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, a.k.a. USSR, a.k.a. Сою́з Сове́тских Социалисти́ческих Респу́блик, a.k.a. CCCP) (a.k.a. Olympic Games, a.k.a. Jeux olympiques) (Summer and Winter Games grand totals; excluding Russian Federation Medals) (1952 thru 1988 figures)
During its 19 appearances in the Summer and Winter Olympic Games, the Soviet Union was awarded 473 gold medals. The Union holds the as-yet-unbroken record for gold medals in gymnastics, with 72.