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It's about 400 times the number of Escalators in the State of Wyoming.
In other words, the count of Escalators in the State of Wyoming is 0.003 times 740.
(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 100 times the number of Living U.S. Presidents.
In other words, the count of Living U.S. Presidents is 0.01 times 740.
(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)
It's about 80 times the number of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven.
In other words, 740 is 82.2222222222 times the count of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven, and the count of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven is 0.0121621621622 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Ludwig van Beethoven)
It's about 50 times the number of Living Kings and Queens.
In other words, the count of Living Kings and Queens is 0.02 times 740.
(2015 figures) (distinct Monarchs)
It's about thirty times the number of Countries in the European Union.
In other words, the count of Countries in the European Union is 0.038 times 740.
(a.k.a. EU) (2016 figures)
It's about fifteen 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 0.067 times 740.
(Carcharodon carcharias) (average; including developing rows)
It's about fourteen times the number of Countries in Africa.
In other words, the count of Countries in Africa is 0.071 times 740.
(2016 figures) (sovereign states recognized by the UN only)