It's about 150 times the number of Countries in the European Union.
In other words, the count of Countries in the European Union is 0.0077 times 3,500.(a.k.a. EU) (2016 figures)
It's about one-one-hundred-fiftieth the number of Words in War and Peace.
In other words, 3,500 is 0.00595961 times the count of Words in War and Peace, and the count of Words in War and Peace is 167.7960 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 250 times the number of Living Kings and Queens.
In other words, the count of Living Kings and Queens is 0.0043 times 3,500.(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 400 times the number of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven.
In other words, 3,500 is 388.8888888890 times the count of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven, and the count of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven is 0.00257142857143 times that amount.(a.k.a. Ludwig van Beethoven)
It's about 700 times the number of Living U.S. Presidents.
In other words, the count of Living U.S. Presidents is 0.001 times 3,500.(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 one-one-thousandth the number of ATMs in the World.
In other words, the count of ATMs in the World is 1,000 times 3,500.(2015 figures) (approximate)
There are approximately 3 million ATMs in the world, including sites in Antarctica, cruise ships, US Navy ships, and Tibet. ATM's typically hold between $20,000 and $100,000, depending on the size of the crowds where they're located.
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 3,500.(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.