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It's about 200 times the number of Escalators in the State of Wyoming.
In other words, the count of Escalators in the State of Wyoming is 0.005 times 300.
(2013 figures)
There are only two escalators in the State of Wyoming (although there are apparently plenty of elevators). It is speculated that the lack of escalators is due to the older age of the buildings and the abundance of cheap land resulting in single-story structures. At the time the last count of escalators was made, the state had a population of just 576,000 people.
It's about 60 times the number of Living U.S. Presidents.
In other words, the count of Living U.S. Presidents is 0.02 times 300.
(a.k.a. Presidents of the United States; a.k.a. Presidents of the United States of America; a.k.a. POTUS), (2016 figures) (including current)
As of this writing, there are five living United States Presidents — President Carter, President Clinton, President Obama, and the two Presidents Bush. At no point in U.S. history have their been more than six (6) living presidents, this circumstance having occurred three times.
It's about thirty times the number of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven.
In other words, 300 is 33.33333333330 times the count of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven, and the count of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven is 0.03 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Ludwig van Beethoven)
It's about twenty times the number of Living Kings and Queens.
In other words, the count of Living Kings and Queens is 0.05 times 300.
(2015 figures) (distinct Monarchs)
It's about eleven times the number of Countries in the European Union.
In other words, the count of Countries in the European Union is 0.091 times 300.
(a.k.a. EU) (2016 figures)
It's about six-and-a-half times the number of Teeth in a Great White Shark's Mouth.
In other words, the count of Teeth in a Great White Shark's Mouth is 0.160 times 300.
(Carcharodon carcharias) (average; including developing rows)
A Great White Shark has 48 exposed teeth on their upper and lower jaws. Behind these exposed teeth are developing teeth — up to 300 in about 5 rows. The sharks will continuously lose and replace the exposed teeth throughout their lives.
It's about five-and-a-half times the number of Countries in Africa.
In other words, the count of Countries in Africa is 0.180 times 300.
(2016 figures) (sovereign states recognized by the UN only)