Number of passengers on an Underground train on London's Bakerloo Line

Number of passengers on an Underground train on London's Bakerloo Line (847 )

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Number of passengers on an Underground train on London's Bakerloo Line (847 )

  • is 1/250 of Pop. of Sao Tome and Principe (211,100)...more
  • is 1/200 of Estimated world population of Sitatunga (170,000 individuals)...more
  • is 1/200 of Pop. of Guam (168,500)...more
  • is 1/200 of Pop. of Saint Lucia (166,500)...more
  • is 1/50 of Number of Estimated civilian deaths in the Blitz bombing of British cities World War II (43,000 )...more
  • is 1/50 of Number of airports in the world (41,800 )...more
  • is 1/40 of Pop. of San Marino (34,200)...more
  • is 1/40 of Number of seats in Wanderers Cricket Ground (SA) (34,000 )...more
  • is 1/10 of Pop. of Cook Islands (8,570)...more
  • is 1/4 of Estimated world population of Wild Water Buffalo (3,400 individuals)...more
  • is about as big as Number of passengers on an Airbus A380-800 airliner (certified capacity) (853 )...more
  • is 2 x Number of passengers on a Boeing 747-400 airliner (typical configuration) (416 )...more
  • is 2.5 x Number of digits used in writing a googol in binary (333 )...more
  • is 5 x Number of aircraft carriers in the world (167 )...more
  • is 20 x Number of airports in Israel (42 )...more

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