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One interesting fact about the Twin Towers is that they were actually designed to withstand a possible plane crash. Another fact is that tightrope artist Philippe Petit performed an illegal tightrope walk between the two... More »

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The attack on the World Trade Center's twin towers occurred on Sept. 11, 2001. The attack was carried out by 19 members of the terrorist group al-Qaeda and involved the hijacking of four airline planes. Two of the planes... More »

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One interesting fact about the Twin Towers Correctional Facility is that it is the largest jail in the world, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. In the United States, the facility is the biggest me... More »

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The World Trade Center, commonly referred to as the Twin Towers, represented economic and military strength, according to National Geographic. On Sept. 11, 2001, the Twin Towers were attacked by Taliban terrorists. More »

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Although they were called "twins," the Twin Towers differed slightly in height, with one standing 1,368 feet tall and the other rising only to 1,362 feet tall, according to Skyscraper.org. Each building had 110 stories. More »

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The twin towers, the two tallest buildings in the World Trade Center complex, were 1,368 and 1,362 feet tall. The two towers, known as One and Two World Trade Center, each had 110 stories. More »

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Lists of the world's tallest towers are available at SkyscraperCenter.com and InfoPlease.com. An additional list with information on the tallest buildings and structures in the world is available on Wikipedia.org. More »

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