Bluebulb Projects' The Measure of Things presents:
2,500 is about three times the number of Population of Vatican City.
In other words, it's 2.97 times the count of Population of Vatican City, and the count of Population of Vatican City is 0.337 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Vatican City State, a.k.a. Stato della Città del Vaticano, a.k.a. Status Civitatis Vaticanae) (Rome, Italy) (2014 estimates; permanent residents only)
Vatican City, the seat of the Roman Catholic Church, is the smallest internationally recognized state in the world, with a population of just 842 people (according to a 2004 estimate). Each year, approximately 18 million tourists visit The City.