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Approximate population of the cityof Chicago 2.8 million

Approximate population of the city of Atlanta 419,000

Approximate number of animals at Chicago's Shedd Aquarium, previously the world's largest aquarium 22,000

Approximate number at the new Georgia Aquarium 120,000

Number of arrivals and departures at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport -- supposedlythe world's busiest -- this year 893,901

Number of arrivals and departures at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport this year 901,327

Number of calories in a serving of Waffle House grits made with margarine and covered with American cheese 430

Number of calories in an individual-size Uno Chicago Grill deep-dish pizza 1,710

Number of feet that the Sears Tower is taller than Atlanta's Bank of America Plaza 427

Number of NBA titles the Chicago Bulls have won 6

Number of national titles Atlanta's NBA, NFL, MLB and NHL teams have won 1

Sources: www.infoplease.com, Chicago Tribune, Waffle House, Uno Chicago Grill, architecture.about.com, www.nba.com/bulls, www.sportsencyclopedia.com, www.hawks.com, www.atlanta.braves.mlb.com, www.atlantafalcons.com

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