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It's about 90 times the number of Moons in our Solar System.
In other words, 13,000 is 89 times the count of Moons in our Solar System, and the count of Moons in our Solar System is 0.0112 times that amount.
(2015 figures) (confirmed moons only; dwarf planet satellites not included)
Astronomers and other scientists have confirmed the presence of 146 moons orbiting the major planets of our Solar System. About one third of those moons — 53 — are in orbit around the planet Saturn
It's about 95 times the number of Union Stations in the United States.
In other words, 13,000 is 96.30 times the count of Union Stations in the United States, and the count of Union Stations in the United States is 0.0104 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Union Terminal; a.k.a. Joint Station; a.k.a. Union Depot) (2016 figures)
Typically shared between multiple railroad companies and stations, there are about 135 "Union Stations" in the United States. Of these, the busiest station is Chicago Union Station, which handles 120,000 passengers each year.
It's about 100 times the number of Elements on the Periodic Table.
In other words, 13,000 is 110 times the count of Elements on the Periodic Table, and the count of Elements on the Periodic Table is 0.00909 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Periodic Table of the Elements, a.k.a chemical elements) (confirmed elements as of 2016)
It's about 150 times the number of Wolves in Yellowstone National Park.
In other words, 13,000 is 125 times the count of Wolves in Yellowstone National Park, and the count of Wolves in Yellowstone National Park is 0.008 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Henihco'oo; a.k.a. Héetíhco'oo) (December 2014 figures; Wyoming Park area)
As of the 2014 population count, there were 104 wolves living in Yellowstone National Park, in twelve packs. All of the wolves now living in the Park are thought to have descended from the 66 wolves (re)introduced into the Park in 1995-96.
It's about 150 times the number of Keys on a Piano.
In other words, the count of Keys on a Piano is 0.0067 times 13,000.
(Moden layout; A0 to C7)
It's about 200 times the number of Submarines in the US Navy.
In other words, 13,000 is 180 times the count of Submarines in the US Navy, and the count of Submarines in the US Navy is 0.0056 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Subs) (includes all types, all classes) (2015 figures)
The United States Navy maintains a fleet of 72 active submarines. A typical submarine goes to sea with a crew of about 140.
It's about 250 times the number of Countries in Africa.
In other words, the count of Countries in Africa is 0.0042 times 13,000.
(2016 figures) (sovereign states recognized by the UN only)