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It's about nine-tenths the number of Bishops in the Catholic Church.
In other words, 4,700 is 0.87820 times the count of Bishops in the Catholic Church, and the count of Bishops in the Catholic Church is 1.1390 times that amount.
(2015 figures; total Latin and Eastern Church figures; including Pope)
It's about half the number of Blue Whales in the World.
In other words, 4,700 is 0.550 times the count of Blue Whales in the World, and the count of Blue Whales in the World is 1.80 times that amount.
(Balaenoptera musculus) (2002 estimates)
It's about half the number of Written Characters in the Chinese Language.
In other words, 4,700 is 0.50250 times the count of Written Characters in the Chinese Language, and the count of Written Characters in the Chinese Language is 1.990 times that amount.
(zhōngwén, 中文) (Hànzì, 汉字/漢字; Shuowen Jiezi count; distinct characters)
It's about half the number of Benches in Central Park.
In other words, the count of Benches in Central Park is 2 times 4,700.
(Manhattan, New York City, New York)
It's about two times the number of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide.
In other words, 4,700 is 2.2260 times the count of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide, and the count of Daily Newspapers in Circulation Worldwide is 0.44920 times that amount.
(2013 figures) (regional and local, plus national figures; paid only)
There are 2,111 paid, daily newspapers with a regional, local, or national distribution in circulation worldwide. Combined, these newspapers have a readership of about 150 million people.
It's about two times the number of Steps in the Sears Tower.
In other words, 4,700 is 2.2290 times the count of Steps in the Sears Tower, and the count of Steps in the Sears Tower is 0.44860 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Willis Tower) (Chicago, Illinois) (steps per stairwell)
It's about three times the number of Golf Courses in Florida.
In other words, 4,700 is 3.096 times the count of Golf Courses in Florida, and the count of Golf Courses in Florida is 0.3230 times that amount.
(2016 figures) (public and private)