It's about the number of Seats in The Colosseum.
(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 four-fifths the number of Seats in Lambeau Field.
In other words, 68,000 is 0.842260 times the count of Seats in Lambeau Field, and the count of Seats in Lambeau Field is 1.18730 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 one-and-one-third times the number of Seats in New Yankee Stadium.
In other words, 68,000 is 1.35220 times the count of Seats in New Yankee Stadium, and the count of Seats in New Yankee Stadium is 0.739540 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)
It's about one-and-four-fifths times the number of Seats in Fenway Park.
In other words, 68,000 is 1.83430 times the count of Seats in Fenway Park, and the count of Seats in Fenway Park is 0.545170 times that amount.(2013 figures; daytime capacity) (a.k.a. The Cathedral of Boston) (Boston, Massachusetts)
Fenway Park, the home of the Boston Red Sox baseball team, can accommodate 37,071 spectators when configured for daytime seating. Fenway Park holds the record for most consecutive sellout games, with a streak of 794 sellouts that ended in 2013. This figure is a dramatic turnaround from the attendance in 1965, which was at times as low as just 500 people.
It's about one-and-nine-tenths times the number of McDonald's Locations in the World.
In other words, the count of McDonald's Locations in the World is 0.530 times 68,000.(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-third the number of Letters in the Longest English Word.
In other words, 68,000 is 0.3582360 times the count of an Letters in the Longest English Word, and the count of an Letters in the Longest English Word is 2.791460 times that amount.
It's about seven-and-a-half times the number of Written Characters in the Chinese Language.
In other words, 68,000 is 7.270 times the count of Written Characters in the Chinese Language, and the count of Written Characters in the Chinese Language is 0.13760 times that amount.(zhōngwén, 中文) (Hànzì, 汉字/漢字; Shuowen Jiezi count; distinct characters)