Number of books in the British Library (25million )

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- Pop. of Japan (126.2million)...more would be 5 x Number of books in the British Library
- Pop. of Mexico (126million)...more would be 5 x Number of books in the British Library
- Pop. of Egypt (99.4million)...more would be 4 x Number of books in the British Library
- Pop. of Italy (62.2million)...more would be 2.5 x Number of books in the British Library
- Pop. of Spain (49.3million)...more would be 2 x Number of books in the British Library
- Pop. of Guangzhou, China (12.7 million people)...more would be 1/2 of Number of books in the British Library
- Pop. of Mumbai, India (12.48 million people)...more would be 1/2 of Number of books in the British Library
- Pop. of Jakarta, Indonesia (10.07 million people)...more would be 2/5 of Number of books in the British Library
- Pop. of Seoul, South Korea (10.05 million people)...more would be 2/5 of Number of books in the British Library
- Pop. of Azerbaijan (10.05million)...more would be 2/5 of Number of books in the British Library
- Pop. of Sweden (10.04million)...more would be 2/5 of Number of books in the British Library
- Estimated world population of Mules (10 million individuals)...more would be 2/5 of Number of books in the British Library
- Pop. of Hungary (9.83million)...more would be 2/5 of Number of books in the British Library
- Pop. of Lahore, Pakistan (6.32 million people)...more would be 1/4 of Number of books in the British Library
- Pop. of Sierra Leone (6.31million)...more would be 1/4 of Number of books in the British Library
- Pop. of El Salvador (6.19million)...more would be 1/4 of Number of books in the British Library
- Pop. of Foshan, China (6.15 million people)...more would be 1/4 of Number of books in the British Library
- Pop. of Ireland (5.07million)...more would be 1/5 of Number of books in the British Library
- Pop. of Costa Rica (4.99million)...more would be 1/5 of Number of books in the British Library
- Pop. of Georgia (4.93million)...more would be 1/5 of Number of books in the British Library
- Pop. of Namibia (2.533million)...more would be 1/10 of Number of books in the British Library
- Number of rivets in the Eiffel Tower (2.5million )...more would be 1/10 of Number of books in the British Library
- Estimated world population of Springbok (2.5 million individuals)...more would be 1/10 of Number of books in the British Library
- Pop. of Estonia (1.244million)...more would be 1/20 of Number of books in the British Library
- Pop. of Cyprus (1.237million)...more would be 1/20 of Number of books in the British Library
- Number of active personnel in the South Korean Armed Forces (630,000 )...more would be 1/40 of Number of books in the British Library
- Pop. of Western Sahara (620,000)...more would be 1/40 of Number of books in the British Library
- Number of active personnel in the Pakistan Armed Forces (617,000 )...more would be 1/40 of Number of books in the British Library
- Pop. of Montenegro (614,000)...more would be 1/40 of Number of books in the British Library
- Pop. of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (101,800)...more would be 1/250 of Number of books in the British Library
- Number of number of words in Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird (100,400 )...more would be 1/250 of Number of books in the British Library
- Number of seats in Melbourne Cricket Ground (100,000 )...more would be 1/250 of Number of books in the British Library
- Estimated world population of Japanese Serow (100,000 individuals)...more would be 1/250 of Number of books in the British Library
- Pop. of Jersey (99,600)...more would be 1/250 of Number of books in the British Library
- Pop. of American Samoa (50,800)...more would be 1/500 of Number of books in the British Library
- Number of seats in Eden Park Cricket Ground (NZ) (50,000 )...more would be 1/500 of Number of books in the British Library
- Estimated world population of Spanish Ibex (50,000 individuals)...more would be 1/500 of Number of books in the British Library
- High estimate of number of Bonobo Chimpanzees (50,000 individuals)...more would be 1/500 of Number of books in the British Library
- Number of seats in Yankee Stadium (baseball stadium) (49,600 )...more would be 1/500 of Number of books in the British Library

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