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It's about one-fifteenth the number of Written Characters in the Chinese Language.
In other words, 640 is 0.06843 times the count of Written Characters in the Chinese Language, and the count of Written Characters in the Chinese Language is 14.610 times that amount.
(zhōngwén, 中文) (Hànzì, 汉字/漢字; Shuowen Jiezi count; distinct characters)
According to the Han Dynasty dictionary, Shuowen Jiezi (說文解字), there are 9,353 distinct Han characters used to depict the Chinese language. Fluency in written Chinese requires mastery of 4,000 - 5,000 of these characters.
It's about twenty times the number of Countries in the European Union.
In other words, the count of Countries in the European Union is 0.043 times 640.
(a.k.a. EU) (2016 figures)
It's about 45 times the number of Living Kings and Queens.
In other words, the count of Living Kings and Queens is 0.023 times 640.
(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 one-fifty-fifth the number of McDonald's Locations in the World.
In other words, the count of McDonald's Locations in the World is 56 times 640.
(2015 figures) (approximate)
It's about one-sixtieth the number of Seats in Fenway Park.
In other words, 640 is 0.017264 times the count of Seats in Fenway Park, and the count of Seats in Fenway Park is 57.9240 times that amount.
(2013 figures; daytime capacity) (a.k.a. The Cathedral of Boston) (Boston, Massachusetts)
It's about 70 times the number of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven.
In other words, 640 is 71.11111111110 times the count of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven, and the count of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven is 0.0140625 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-eightieth the number of Seats in New Yankee Stadium.
In other words, 640 is 0.012727 times the count of Seats in New Yankee Stadium, and the count of Seats in New Yankee Stadium is 78.5730 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)