Some Interesting facts on the statue of liberty

The Statue of Liberty was a gift from the people of France to the United States  to commemorate  Franco-American 100 years of friendship. The statue also celebrates the centenary of America's independence.
The statue is basically known as "Liberty Enlightening the World."

1. Height & Weight Of The Statue of Liberty



Total overall height from the base to the torch is 305 feet and 6 inches.
The accurate height of the Statue is 111 feet an d 6 inches from her heel to her head 
The total weight of this "Liberty Enlightening the World " Statue is 450,000 pounds  (or 225 tons).

2. Crown & Face  Of The Statue of Liberty





The face of the statue is 8 feet all.
On Crown of the statue of liberty there are 7 (seven) rays on in representing the 7 continents. each crown is 9 feet long and having 150 pounds of weight.

There are 354 steps to the crown.
There are 25 windows in the crown.

3.Tablet & Dates Of The Statue of Liberty




The Official ceremonies to place the statue of liberty was held on 28 October, 1886 and the day was Thursday.
A statue of the liberty held a tablet in her left hand.
on the tablet 'JULY IV MDCCLXXVI' (4 July, 1776) is written.
This tablet measures 23'7" tall and 13'7" wide.

4. Chains Of The Statue of Liberty





At the feet of the idol are tortured and cruel vessels of cruelty.

5. Torch Of The Statue of Liberty





The torch was covered with the thin 24k gold sheets during the restoration process in 1986.

6. Steps & Color Of The Statue of Liberty





The Statue of Liberty has 154 steps from toe to head.
The outer copper of the Statue of Liberty is 3/32 of an inch thick (less than the thickness of two pennies) and is the result of natural weathering of light green (called patina) copper.

8. Stories of the Statue of Liberty


The statue’s most famous cinematic appearance was in the 1968 film Planet of the Apes, where it is seen half buried in sand.
The Statue of Liberty is also destroyed during the making of films Independence Day and The Day After Tomorrow.

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