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It's about 200 times the number of Teeth in a Great White Shark's Mouth.
In other words, 8,700 is 180 times the count of Teeth in a Great White Shark's Mouth, and the count of Teeth in a Great White Shark's Mouth is 0.0056 times that amount.
(Carcharodon carcharias) (average; including developing rows)
It's about 300 times the number of Countries in the European Union.
In other words, 8,700 is 310 times the count of Countries in the European Union, and the count of Countries in the European Union is 0.0032 times that amount.
(a.k.a. EU) (2016 figures)
There are 28 member countries in the European Union, the latest member of which is Croatia. The EU is largely urban, with sixteen cities having a population of one million or more, and 75% of the population living in an urban area.
It's about one-three-hundred-fiftieth the number of ATMs in the World.
In other words, the count of ATMs in the World is 300 times 8,700.
(2015 figures) (approximate)
It's about 600 times the number of Living Kings and Queens.
In other words, 8,700 is 580 times the count of Living Kings and Queens, and the count of Living Kings and Queens is 0.0017 times that amount.
(2015 figures) (distinct Monarchs)
It's about 950 times the number of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven.
In other words, 8,700 is 966.6666666670 times the count of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven, and the count of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven is 0.00103448275862 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Ludwig van Beethoven)
It's about 2,000 times the number of Living U.S. Presidents.
In other words, the count of Living U.S. Presidents is 0.0005 times 8,700.
(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)
As of this writing, there are five living United States Presidents — President Carter, President Clinton, President Obama, and the two Presidents Bush. At no point in U.S. history have their been more than six (6) living presidents, this circumstance having occurred three times.
It's about one-two-thousandth the number of VIsitors to Walt Disney World Each Year.
In other words, 8,700 is 0.00046804 times the count of VIsitors to Walt Disney World Each Year, and the count of VIsitors to Walt Disney World Each Year is 2,136.60 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Walk Disney World Resort, a.k.a. Walt Disney World, a.k.a. WDW) (Lake Buena Vista and Bay Lake, Florida) (2013 figures) (for The Magic Kingdom; approximate; annual attendance totals)