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It's about 60 times the number of Union Stations in the United States.
In other words, 8,300 is 61.5 times the count of Union Stations in the United States, and the count of Union Stations in the United States is 0.0163 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Union Terminal; a.k.a. Joint Station; a.k.a. Union Depot) (2016 figures)
It's about 70 times the number of Elements on the Periodic Table.
In other words, 8,300 is 70.3 times the count of Elements on the Periodic Table, and the count of Elements on the Periodic Table is 0.0142 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)
It's about one-seventieth the number of Words in War and Peace.
In other words, 8,300 is 0.0141328 times the count of Words in War and Peace, and the count of Words in War and Peace is 70.7574 times that amount.
(1869) (1968 Ann Dunnigan translation, New American Library)
It's about 80 times the number of Wolves in Yellowstone National Park.
In other words, 8,300 is 79.8 times the count of Wolves in Yellowstone National Park, and the count of Wolves in Yellowstone National Park is 0.0125 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Henihco'oo; a.k.a. Héetíhco'oo) (December 2014 figures; Wyoming Park area)
It's about 95 times the number of Keys on a Piano.
In other words, the count of Keys on a Piano is 0.011 times 8,300.
(Moden layout; A0 to C7)
Most modern keyboards have 88 keys, comprising seven octaves and an additional major third. A full-size, acoustic piano may have as many as 12,000 separate parts.
It's about 100 times the number of Submarines in the US Navy.
In other words, 8,300 is 120 times the count of Submarines in the US Navy, and the count of Submarines in the US Navy is 0.0083 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Subs) (includes all types, all classes) (2015 figures)
It's about 150 times the number of Countries in Africa.
In other words, the count of Countries in Africa is 0.0067 times 8,300.
(2016 figures) (sovereign states recognized by the UN only)