The Statue of Liberty is America’s pride. Today I will tell you 10 Interesting Facts about the Statue of Liberty, which you might not even know.
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Here are Interesting facts about The Statue of Liberty.
#1 – There is a huge statue on a small island near New York Harbor called the Statue of Liberty And this entire island is called Liberty Island. The statue stands with a torch in one hand and a book in the other.
#2 – The full name of the Statue of Liberty is – “Liberty Enlightening the World“
#3 – In 1886, France offered this statue to America as its friendship symbol.
#4 – The Torch of the Statue of Liberty was first built in 1876. But the torch was damaged in 1916 by an attack by German soldiers during the First World War.
#5 – It cost 1 lac dollar to fix it again. The old torch of the Statue of Liberty was replaced in 1984 with a tabernacle torch mounted on a 24 kg gold hoop.
#6 – The Statue of Liberty took a little over 9 years to form. Parts of it were made in France, including its head. and due to the strong wind, the idol starts moving up to 3 inches and its torch by 5 inches.
#7 – The seven-pointed nails emanating from the statue’s crown represent the seven continents of the world. The length of a nail is 9 feet and weighs 149.914 pounds . and the total weight of the statue of liberty is 450,000 pounds
#8 – In the left hand of the statue is a book on which the date of American Independence Day (4 July 1776) is written in Roman. Like this – JULY IV MDCCLXXVI
#9 – The idol is built with inspiration from the Roman goddess Libertas (Libertas) as she is considered the goddess of freedom. The sculptor made it on his mother’s face.
#10 – The Statue of Liberty is the 47th tallest statue in the world. And the world’s tallest statue is the Statue of Unity which is located in India.
#11 – The photo of this statue has been printed on a US $ 10 bill. and Statue of Liberty has also been duplicated in Pakistan, Malaysia, Taiwan, Brazil, and China.