The Great Wall of China Facts – 47 Interesting facts of China Wall

Great Wall of China facts

The altitude of the walls vary, the highest point is the Huanglouyuan while the lowest point is at Laolongtou.

The Great Wall of China was placed on the World Heritage List by UNESCO.

The average width of the Great Wall is 6.5 m.

Over 1,000,000 labors were hired for the construction of the great Wall.

Great Wall of China spans over 15 regions in China.

The Great Wall of China was not build to beat back Mongols, but to defend against incursions by northern nomadic tribes living in Mongolia and north china.

Great Wall of China suffered destruction during the Cultural Revolution from 1960s to 1970s for infrastructure construction.

The Gubeikou section of the Great Wall of China has bullet holes in it, proving evidence of he last battle fought at the Great Wall.

To bind the bricks of Great Wall of China bricks, rice flour was used as adhesive.

The Great Wall of China is threatened with erosion.