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It's about one-one-hundredth the number of Seats in The Colosseum.
In other words, the count of Seats in The Colosseum is 100 times 490.
(a.k.a. The Coliseum, a.k.a. Flavian Amphitheatre, a.k.a. Amphitheatrum Flavium, a.k.a. Anfiteatro Flavio or Colosseo) (Rome) (estimated)
Built between 70 and 80 AD, The Colosseum was a central attraction of Rome, capable of seating 50,000 spectators for various events including plays, war reenactments, and gladiatorial matches. The structure was estimated to require 100,000 cu. m of stone to construct. It remains the largest amphitheater in the world.
It's about one-one-hundredth the number of Seats in New Yankee Stadium.
In other words, 490 is 0.0097441 times the count of Seats in New Yankee Stadium, and the count of Seats in New Yankee Stadium is 102.63 times that amount.
(2014 figures for 2009 Stadium; seating figures only) (a.k.a. Yankee Stadium, a.k.a. The Stadium, a.k.a. The House that George Built) (South Bronx, New York City, New York)
New Yankee Stadium has a seating capacity of 50,287. The Stadium was built between 2006 and 2009 out of 11,000 pieces of Indiana limestone.
It's about one-one-hundred-fiftieth the number of Seats in Lambeau Field.
In other words, 490 is 0.0060692 times the count of Seats in Lambeau Field, and the count of Seats in Lambeau Field is 164.77 times that amount.
(2014 figures) (a.k.a. City Stadium, a.k.a. New City Stadium, a.k.a. Titletown USA, a.k.a. The Frozen Tundra, a.k.a. The Shrine of Pro Football) (Green Bay, Wisconsin)
Lambeau Field, home of the Green Bay Packers NFL team, can accommodate 80,735 spectators. With 58 years of occupancy by the Packers, Lambeau Field holds the record as the longest consecutive home of any NFL team.
It's about 200 times the number of Escalators in the State of Wyoming.
In other words, the count of Escalators in the State of Wyoming is 0.005 times 490.
(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.
It's about one-four-hundredth the number of Letters in the Longest English Word.
In other words, 490 is 0.00258141 times the count of an Letters in the Longest English Word, and the count of an Letters in the Longest English Word is 387.385 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 one-one-thousandth the number of Words in War and Peace.
In other words, 490 is 0.000834345 times the count of Words in War and Peace, and the count of Words in War and Peace is 1,198.54 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 one-five-thousandth the number of ATMs in the World.
In other words, the count of ATMs in the World is 5,000 times 490.
(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.