Great Wall of China / 长城
By Nico Rennie
The Great Wall
Roughly 5,500 miles in length today
Entire great wall was 13,170 miles
More than 2,300 years old
Almost 1/3 of the great wall has disappeared without a trace
No further work has been done on the wall since 1644
Cannot be seen from space
Opened in 206 B.C
In total, 20 states and dynasties made great contribution to the wall's construction during China's long history.
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