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It's about one-and-one-tenth times the number of Countries in Africa.
In other words, the count of Countries in Africa is 0.910 times 57.
(2016 figures) (sovereign states recognized by the UN only)
The continent of Africa includes 54 sovereign countries recognized by the United Nations as of 2016. It is the second-most populous continent in the world, with 1.1 billion inhabitants.
It's about one-and-one-fifth 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 0.830 times 57.
(Carcharodon carcharias) (average; including developing rows)
It's about four-fifths the number of Submarines in the US Navy.
In other words, 57 is 0.790 times the count of Submarines in the US Navy, and the count of Submarines in the US Navy is 1.30 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Subs) (includes all types, all classes) (2015 figures)
The United States Navy maintains a fleet of 72 active submarines. A typical submarine goes to sea with a crew of about 140.
It's about two-thirds the number of Keys on a Piano.
In other words, the count of Keys on a Piano is 1.50 times 57.
(Moden layout; A0 to C7)
It's about half the number of Wolves in Yellowstone National Park.
In other words, 57 is 0.5480 times the count of Wolves in Yellowstone National Park, and the count of Wolves in Yellowstone National Park is 1.820 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Henihco'oo; a.k.a. Héetíhco'oo) (December 2014 figures; Wyoming Park area)
It's about two times the number of Countries in the European Union.
In other words, the count of Countries in the European Union is 0.50 times 57.
(a.k.a. EU) (2016 figures)
It's about half the number of Elements on the Periodic Table.
In other words, 57 is 0.4830 times the count of Elements on the Periodic Table, and the count of Elements on the Periodic Table is 2.07 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Periodic Table of the Elements, a.k.a chemical elements) (confirmed elements as of 2016)
From element number one, hydrogen, to element one-hundred eighteen, ununoctium, there are 118 confirmed elements on the Periodic Table. Ninety-four of the elements exist in nature, and the remaining twenty-four have only been synthesized in labs (not having occurred naturally in the time since scientists have begun researching them)