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It's about four times the number of Blue Whales in the World.
In other words, the count of Blue Whales in the World is 0.250 times 34,000.
(Balaenoptera musculus) (2002 estimates)
It's about one-fifth the number of Letters in the Longest English Word.
In other words, 34,000 is 0.1791180 times the count of an Letters in the Longest English Word, and the count of an Letters in the Longest English Word is 5.582910 times that amount.
The longest word in the English language (although somewhat disputed) is a chemical name for the substance connectin, made up of 189,819 letters (Click here to see the word...). The longest word found in most dictionaries, pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis, has just 45 letters.
It's about six-and-a-half times the number of Bishops in the Catholic Church.
In other words, 34,000 is 6.3530 times the count of Bishops in the Catholic Church, and the count of Bishops in the Catholic Church is 0.15740 times that amount.
(2015 figures; total Latin and Eastern Church figures; including Pope)
It's about sixteen times the number of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide.
In other words, 34,000 is 16.110 times the count of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide, and the count of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide is 0.06207 times that amount.
(2013 figures) (regional and local, plus national figures; paid only)
It's about sixteen times the number of Steps in the Sears Tower.
In other words, 34,000 is 16.120 times the count of Steps in the Sears Tower, and the count of Steps in the Sears Tower is 0.06203 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Willis Tower) (Chicago, Illinois) (steps per stairwell)
It's about one-fifteenth the number of Words in War and Peace.
In other words, 34,000 is 0.0578933 times the count of Words in War and Peace, and the count of Words in War and Peace is 17.27320 times that amount.
(1869) (1968 Ann Dunnigan translation, New American Library)
First published in 1869, Leo Tolstoy\'s Tzarist Russian epic, War and Peace contains 587,287 words (in one of the popular English translations). The novel is the seventh-longest novel ever written in a Latin or Cyrillic alphabets.
It's about twenty times the number of Golf Courses in Florida.
In other words, 34,000 is 22.40 times the count of Golf Courses in Florida, and the count of Golf Courses in Florida is 0.04464 times that amount.
(2016 figures) (public and private)
The US state of Florida includes 1,518 golf courses in its 170,000 sq. km area. The state is also the home of the headquarters of the Professional Golfers' Association (PGA) of America, which boasts a membership of 28,000 professional golfers.