The Great Wall of China
<div>DESCRIPTION:</div><div>The Great Wall of China has a total length of 20,000 kilometers. The series of fortification is built of stone, brick, tamped earth, wood, and other materials. Its main body consist of horse tracks, watch towers, shelters, and fortresses along the wall.</div>
<div>LOCATION:</div><div>The Great Wall of China begins in the east at Shanhaiguan in Hebei province and ends at Jaiyuguan in Gansu province to the west.</div>
<div>INTERESTING FACTS:</div><div>- The world's largest military structure</div><div>- Built from the 13th century BC to the 17th century AD on the northern border of China as a great military defense project</div><div>- Integrally preserves all the material and spiritual elements and cultural info that carries its outstanding universal value</div><div>- Building methods have been preserved</div><div>- Embodies unparalleled significance as the national symbol for safegaurding the security of the country and its peace</div><div><br></div>
<div>SUMMARY:</div><div>It was the state of Chu who first built the wall.It was during the Qin Dynasty that the kingdom of Qin united the different parts into one empire. To defend off the invasions from the north, Emperor Qin Shi Huang had all the walls joined together. Thus the Great Wall came into being.</div> The Great Wall of China was built 2,200 years ago out of military necessity: to combat the Mongolian ancestors of Genghis Khan. Its construction was a marvel...
<div>Meng Jiangnu</div>

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