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It's about 2,000 times the number of Escalators in the State of Wyoming.
In other words, the count of Escalators in the State of Wyoming is 0.0005 times 3,000.
(2013 figures)
It's about 600 times the number of Living U.S. Presidents.
In other words, the count of Living U.S. Presidents is 0.002 times 3,000.
(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)
It's about 350 times the number of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven.
In other words, 3,000 is 333.3333333330 times the count of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven, and the count of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven is 0.003 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Ludwig van Beethoven)
It's about 200 times the number of Living Kings and Queens.
In other words, the count of Living Kings and Queens is 0.005 times 3,000.
(2015 figures) (distinct Monarchs)
As of 2015, the world has fifteen Kings and Queens reigning over 45 countries. Of all these, Queen Elizabeth the II is the only reigning Queen; she has monarchical authority over the sixteen of the Commonwealth nations.
It's about 100 times the number of Countries in the European Union.
In other words, 3,000 is 110 times the count of Countries in the European Union, and the count of Countries in the European Union is 0.0091 times that amount.
(a.k.a. EU) (2016 figures)
It's about 65 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 0.016 times 3,000.
(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 55 times the number of Countries in Africa.
In other words, the count of Countries in Africa is 0.018 times 3,000.
(2016 figures) (sovereign states recognized by the UN only)