The Great Pyramid of Giza

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Where Is It Located?

It is located in the city of Giza, which today is part of the Cairo in Egypt, on the West Bank of the Nile.

Details of significance

The great pyramid is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids in Giza in Egypt, Africa. Its height is 138.8 meters and 230.4 meters in length. Some of the blocks that were used to make the pyramid weighed up to 8 tons each.

Created when? By whom?

It was constructed in 2570 bc. It took over 20 years to consturct. It was estimated that there were over 100,000 workers on the building site.

Still in Existence?

The great pyramid of Giza still exists today but is dramatically reduced in size due to the continuing collapse of stones as a result of earthquakes.
The infomation and pictures we have used are from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Pyramid_of_Giza

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