Number of items in the British Library

Number of items in the British Library (150million )

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Number of items in the British Library (150million )

  • is 1/20 of Number of base pairs in the human genome (3bn )...more
  • is 1/4 of Estimated world population of domestic Cats (600 million individuals)...more
  • is 1/2 of Number of active users of Twitter (2015) (300million )...more
  • is 5 x Pop. of Angola (30.36million)...more
  • is 5 x Pop. of Uzbekistan (30.02million)...more
  • is 5 x Pop. of Nepal (29.72million)...more
  • is 10 x Pop. of Senegal (15.02million)...more
  • is 10 x Pop. of Karachi, Pakistan (15 million people)...more
  • is 20 x Pop. of Ningbo, China (7.61 million people)...more
  • is 25 x Pop. of Lebanon (6.1million)...more
  • is 25 x Pop. of Nicaragua (6.09million)...more
  • is 25 x Pop. of Singapore (6million)...more
  • is 25 x Pop. of Eritrea (5.97million)...more
  • is 40 x Pop. of Panama (3.8million)...more
  • is 40 x Pop. of Cape Town, South Africa (3.74 million people)...more
  • is 40 x Pop. of Yokohama, Japan (3.68 million people)...more
  • is 50 x Pop. of Albania (3.057million)...more
  • is 50 x Pop. of Buenos Aires, Argentina (3.054 million people)...more
  • is 50 x Pop. of Wenzhou, China (3.039 million people)...more
  • is 50 x Pop. of Armenia (3.038million)...more
  • is 50 x Number of Automatic Teller Machines (ATM's) in the world (3million )...more
  • is 100 x Estimated world population of Moose / Elk (1.5 million individuals)...more
  • is 200 x Estimated population of Plains Zebra (750,000 individuals)...more
  • is 200 x Pop. of Guyana (741,000)...more
  • is 250 x Pop. of Macau (606,000)...more
  • is 250 x Pop. of Luxembourg (606,000)...more
  • is 250 x Pop. of Suriname (598,000)...more
  • is 400 x Estimated world population of Gemsbok (373,000 individuals)...more
  • is 400 x Number of babies born every day (370,000 )...more
  • is 500 x Estimated world population of Mullers Bornean Gibbon (300,000 individuals)...more
  • is 500 x High estimate of number of common Chimpanzees (300,000 individuals)...more

If this was a standard unit ...

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