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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 340.
(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 70 times the number of Living U.S. Presidents.
In other words, the count of Living U.S. Presidents is 0.01 times 340.
(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 forty times the number of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven.
In other words, 340 is 37.77777777780 times the count of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven, and the count of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven is 0.0264705882353 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 0.043 times 340.
(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 twelve times the number of Countries in the European Union.
In other words, the count of Countries in the European Union is 0.083 times 340.
(a.k.a. EU) (2016 figures)
It's about seven times the number of Teeth in a Great White Shark's Mouth.
In other words, 340 is 7.10 times the count of Teeth in a Great White Shark's Mouth, and the count of Teeth in a Great White Shark's Mouth is 0.140 times that amount.
(Carcharodon carcharias) (average; including developing rows)
It's about six-and-a-half times the number of Countries in Africa.
In other words, the count of Countries in Africa is 0.160 times 340.
(2016 figures) (sovereign states recognized by the UN only)