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It's about one-twentieth the number of Written Characters in the Chinese Language.
In other words, 473 is 0.05057 times the count of Written Characters in the Chinese Language, and the count of Written Characters in the Chinese Language is 19.770 times that amount.
(zhōngwén, 中文) (Hànzì, 汉字/漢字; Shuowen Jiezi count; distinct characters)
It's about one-twentieth the number of Benches in Central Park.
In other words, the count of Benches in Central Park is 20 times 473.
(Manhattan, New York City, New York)
It's about thirty times the number of Living Kings and Queens.
In other words, the count of Living Kings and Queens is 0.031 times 473.
(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 55 times the number of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven.
In other words, 473 is 52.55555555560 times the count of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven, and the count of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven is 0.0190274841437 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Ludwig van Beethoven)
Over the course of his life, Beethoven composed nine symphonies over the course of a twenty-four year period. After his death in early 1827, an estimated 20,000 Austrian citizens attended his public funeral.
It's about one-seventy-fifth the number of McDonald's Locations in the World.
In other words, the count of McDonald's Locations in the World is 77 times 473.
(2015 figures) (approximate)
Operating in 119 countries, there are currently 36,000 McDonald's locations worldwide. From 1955 thru 1993, many McDonald's locations advertised the number in billions of hamburgers sold on their external signs, but abandoned theses updates after the figure passed 100 billion.
It's about one-eightieth the number of Seats in Fenway Park.
In other words, 473 is 0.012759 times the count of Seats in Fenway Park, and the count of Seats in Fenway Park is 78.3760 times that amount.
(2013 figures; daytime capacity) (a.k.a. The Cathedral of Boston) (Boston, Massachusetts)
It's about 90 times the number of Living U.S. Presidents.
In other words, the count of Living U.S. Presidents is 0.01 times 473.
(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)