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Great Wall Facts

  • Pure Facts
    • The Great Wall is still today one of the largest public works in the entire world
      • The Great Wall is approximately 6,500 km, which is the equivalent of 10,000 Li.
      • The wall is over 2,000 years old
  • Interesting facts
    • The wall was originally built to protect China from exterior 
    • Before the unification of China, the wall was actually many  wseparatealls that divided each of the ancient Chinese provinces
    • The Great Wall was actually started in the Q'in dynasty of China, which was the dynasty previous to the Han
      • The Emperor responsible for this was Q'in Shih Huang Ti
      • The wall symbolized the unification of all the states
      • The wall was started in the Q'in dynasty
      • Continued in the Han dynasty
      • And finally later finished in the Ming dynasty
        • the main part constructed during the Han was the Great wall site at Badaling
Great Wall The Average height of the great wall is 25 ft. The base ranges from 15 to 30 ft.
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