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It's about two-fifths the number of Members of Parliament (The U.K.).
In other words, 250 is 0.380 times the count of Members of Parliament (The U.K.), and the count of Members of Parliament (The U.K.) is 2.60 times that amount.
(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")
There are 650 Members of Parliament in the U.K. The Commons Chamber in the Palace of Westminster only has seating for 427 members, so those arriving late to House debates must stay standing.
It's about three times the number of Keys on a Piano.
In other words, 250 is 2.80 times the count of Keys on a Piano, and the count of Keys on a Piano is 0.360 times that amount.
(Moden layout; A0 to C7)
It's about one-third the number of Inductees in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
In other words, 250 is 0.3340 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 2.990 times that amount.
(November, 2015 figures) (including individuals and groups)
It's about three-tenths the number of Kernels on an Ear of Corn.
In other words, the count of Kernels on an Ear of Corn is 3 times 250.
(Corn, a.k.a. Maize; Kernel a.k.a. Seed) (average) (for Dent Corn, a.k.a. field corn)
It's about three-tenths the number of Population of Vatican City.
In other words, 250 is 0.2970 times the count of Population of Vatican City, and the count of Population of Vatican City is 3.370 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 three-and-a-half times the number of Submarines in the US Navy.
In other words, the count of Submarines in the US Navy is 0.290 times 250.
(a.k.a. Subs) (includes all types, all classes) (2015 figures)
It's about four-and-a-half times the number of Countries in Africa.
In other words, the count of Countries in Africa is 0.220 times 250.
(2016 figures) (sovereign states recognized by the UN only)