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It's about twenty times the number of Seats in Fenway Park.
In other words, 840,000 is 22.6590 times the count of Seats in Fenway Park, and the count of Seats in Fenway Park is 0.044133 times that amount.
(2013 figures; daytime capacity) (a.k.a. The Cathedral of Boston) (Boston, Massachusetts)
It's about twenty times the number of McDonald's Locations in the World.
In other words, the count of McDonald's Locations in the World is 0.043 times 840,000.
(2015 figures) (approximate)
It's about one-thirtieth the number of Books in the Library of Congress (2013).
In other words, 840,000 is 0.03560519 times the count of Books in the Library of Congress (2013), and the count of Books in the Library of Congress (2013) is 28.085793 times that amount.
(2013 figures) (total of books only)
It's about one-forty-fifth the number of people in The State of California.
In other words, 840,000 is 0.02191 times the count of people in The State of California, and the count of people in The State of California is 45.640 times that amount.
(2014 figures) (Department of Finance estimate)
California, the most populous state in the United States, is home to 38,340,000 people (larger than the population of the entire country of Canada, with 35,540,419 people). Over ten percent of the population — 3,904,657 people — reside in the city of Los Angeles.
It's about one-seventy-fifth the number of Copies of Michael Jackson's Thriller Sold (2011).
In other words, the count of Copies of Michael Jackson's Thriller Sold (2011) is 77 times 840,000.
(sales figures as of 1990) (1982 release)
It's about 90 times the number of Written Characters in the Chinese Language.
In other words, 840,000 is 89.810 times the count of Written Characters in the Chinese Language, and the count of Written Characters in the Chinese Language is 0.01113 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 90 times the number of Benches in Central Park.
In other words, the count of Benches in Central Park is 0.01 times 840,000.
(Manhattan, New York City, New York)