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It's about five-and-a-half times the number of Keys on a Piano.
In other words, the count of Keys on a Piano is 0.190 times 473.
(Moden layout; A0 to C7)
It's about six-and-a-half times the number of Submarines in the US Navy.
In other words, the count of Submarines in the US Navy is 0.150 times 473.
(a.k.a. Subs) (includes all types, all classes) (2015 figures)
It's about nine times the number of Countries in Africa.
In other words, 473 is 8.80 times the count of Countries in Africa, and the count of Countries in Africa is 0.110 times that amount.
(2016 figures) (sovereign states recognized by the UN only)
It's about ten 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 0.10 times 473.
(Carcharodon carcharias) (average; including developing rows)
It's about one-tenth the number of Bishops in the Catholic Church.
In other words, 473 is 0.08838 times the count of Bishops in the Catholic Church, and the count of Bishops in the Catholic Church is 11.310 times that amount.
(2015 figures; total Latin and Eastern Church figures; including Pope)
It's about seventeen times the number of Countries in the European Union.
In other words, the count of Countries in the European Union is 0.059 times 473.
(a.k.a. EU) (2016 figures)
It's about one-twentieth the number of Blue Whales in the World.
In other words, the count of Blue Whales in the World is 18 times 473.
(Balaenoptera musculus) (2002 estimates)