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How much is 740?

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It's about one-tenth the number of Bishops in the Catholic Church.
In other words, 740 is 0.1383 times the count of Bishops in the Catholic Church, and the count of Bishops in the Catholic Church is 7.231 times that amount.
(2015 figures; total Latin and Eastern Church figures; including Pope)
It's about eight-and-a-half times the number of Keys on a Piano.
In other words, the count of Keys on a Piano is 0.12 times 740.
(Moden layout; A0 to C7)
It's about ten times the number of Submarines in the US Navy.
In other words, the count of Submarines in the US Navy is 0.1 times 740.
(a.k.a. Subs) (includes all types, all classes) (2015 figures)
It's about one-tenth the number of Blue Whales in the World.
In other words, the count of Blue Whales in the World is 11 times 740.
(Balaenoptera musculus) (2002 estimates)
The worldwide population of blue whales (as of 2002) is estimated to be between 5,000 and 12,000. An estimated 378,200 blue whales were killed during the height of whaling in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centures
It's about one-fifteenth the number of Benches in Central Park.
In other words, the count of Benches in Central Park is 10 times 740.
(Manhattan, New York City, New York)
It's about one-fifteenth the number of Written Characters in the Chinese Language.
In other words, 740 is 0.07912 times the count of Written Characters in the Chinese Language, and the count of Written Characters in the Chinese Language is 12.64 times that amount.
(zhōngwén, 中文) (Hànzì, 汉字/漢字; Shuowen Jiezi count; distinct characters)
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)