20+ Facts about Great Wall of China- you never know

Facts about Great wall of China

The Great Wall of China –  World’s longest wall after wall of kumbhalgarh fort, India. So, it will be more amazing to explore the facts about great wall of china. Facts about great wall of china is very interesting and mind blowing. After reading these all facts about great wall of china you will wish to explore great wall of china at least once in life. So, Let’s Explore It.

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#1. The great wall of china is the longest wall in the world.

#2. Great wall of china is one of the 7 wonders of world.

#3. In year 1987, UNESCO declared the great wall of china as World Heritage site.

#4. The big myth is that the great wall of china could be seen from space.

#5. Chinese name of the great wall of china is “Wanli Changcheng”.

#6. The total length of great wall of china is 21,196 Km. It’s approximately 13,171 mi according to china’s “state administration of culture relics”.

#7. The Height of great wall of china is between 9 feet to 35 feet. This variation in heights occurs because the wall is situated on the mountains.

#8. Width of great wall of china is average 36 feet.

#9. Construction of the great wall of china is not done in only one King’s reign. Its done in the reigns of few kings.

#10. The making of great wall of china is started in reign of king Qin Shi Huang.

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#11. Total making time of great wall of china is approximately 2000 years.

#12. Great wall of china is not continues wall. It contains few sections of wall.

#13. In those days, People of china used “rice flour” In the making of wall instead of cement.

#14. Main motive of making of wall of china was protecting region against enemies.

#15. But in year 1211, Genghis Khan (pronounced as changez khan) attacked on wall of china and broke the wall for entering in the china.

#16. Approximately 4,00,000 people (labourers) lost their lives in the making of great wall of china.

#17. When any labourer has no energy to work then they were buried in the Constitution land of great wall of china. Because of this great wall of china is called biggest burial sites in the world.

#18. Between 1960 to 1970, many people stole the bricks for making their houses.

#19. The wall is made for protecting the region but in 1970 the wall was made open for tourism.

#20. Thousands of people visit the great wall of china every day. Every year approximately 10 million people visit great wall of china.

#21. Approximately 400 political leaders across the world visit the wall of china till today including Barack Obama, Queen Elizabeth ll etc…

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