There were eight hundred thousand people killed in the genocide in Rwanda.
U.S. Cellular Field can hold 40,615 people. Eight hundred thousand people would fill it 19 times.
Naperville, one of the largest cities in Illinois, has a population of 142,773. Eight hundred thousand people would be about 6 Napervilles.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is one of the largest colleges in Illinois and graduates an average of 6,419 students per year. It would take 125 years for this school to graduate eight hundred thousand students.
Willis Tower is one of the tallest buildings in Illinois (110 floors). A stack of eight hundred thousand pennies would be as tall as 2 Willis Towers.
Comparing to data near Naperville, Illinois. (click to change)