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It's about one-and-seven-tenths times the number of Written Characters in the Chinese Language.
In other words, the count of Written Characters in the Chinese Language is 0.5882 times 15,900.
(zhōngwén, 中文) (Hànzì, 汉字/漢字; Shuowen Jiezi count; distinct characters)
According to the Han Dynasty dictionary, Shuowen Jiezi (說文解字), there are 9,353 distinct Han characters used to depict the Chinese language. Fluency in written Chinese requires mastery of 4,000 - 5,000 of these characters.
It's about one-and-nine-tenths times the number of Blue Whales in the World.
In other words, the count of Blue Whales in the World is 0.53 times 15,900.
(Balaenoptera musculus) (2002 estimates)
It's about two times the number of Benches in Central Park.
In other words, the count of Benches in Central Park is 0.5 times 15,900.
(Manhattan, New York City, New York)
It's about two-fifths the number of McDonald's Locations in the World.
In other words, 15,900 is 0.44 times the count of McDonald's Locations in the World, and the count of McDonald's Locations in the World is 2.3 times that amount.
(2015 figures) (approximate)
It's about two-fifths the number of Seats in Fenway Park.
In other words, 15,900 is 0.42891 times the count of Seats in Fenway Park, and the count of Seats in Fenway Park is 2.3315 times that amount.
(2013 figures; daytime capacity) (a.k.a. The Cathedral of Boston) (Boston, Massachusetts)
It's about three times the number of Bishops in the Catholic Church.
In other words, 15,900 is 2.971 times the count of Bishops in the Catholic Church, and the count of Bishops in the Catholic Church is 0.3366 times that amount.
(2015 figures; total Latin and Eastern Church figures; including Pope)
It's about three-tenths the number of Seats in New Yankee Stadium.
In other words, 15,900 is 0.31619 times the count of Seats in New Yankee Stadium, and the count of Seats in New Yankee Stadium is 3.1627 times that amount.
(2014 figures for 2009 Stadium; seating figures only) (a.k.a. Yankee Stadium, a.k.a. The Stadium, a.k.a. The House that George Built) (South Bronx, New York City, New York)