How Much is One Billion?

Funny thing is, a billion in one place is not a billion in another place. In many English speaking countries a billion is 1,000 millions…or 1,000,000,000. But in other places in the world, a billion is a million millions…or 1,000,000,000,000. If you had 1 billion pennies it would be about the same size as 5 school buses! Look here for more information: