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It is hard to say what is "typical", since galaxies vary quite a lot in size. Our galaxy has between 100 and 400 billion stars; some other galaxies are larger, but there are also lots of dwarf galaxies, some of which have only a few million stars. A typical spiral galaxy, like ours, has a few hundred billion stars.

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