In totality, the length of the Great Wall of China is 13,171 miles long. This includes the 5,500 miles of wall built in the Ming Dynasty in the 14th century. More »

Construction on The Great Wall of China was started in approximately 220 B.C. as a means to prevent barbarian nomads from invading the Chinese Empire. As it never effectively prevented invasions, the Great Wall came to s... More »

The Great Wall of China was built during several periods of China's history, most famously during the reign of Qin Shi Huangdi, the first Emperor of China. He ruled between 221 and 206 B.C. More »

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The Great Wall of China extends over 8,850 kilometers from northeastern to north-central China, including trenches and mountains in addition to a collection of wall sections. The main series of walls stretches from Shanh... More »

China is commonly associated with many things including the Great Wall of China, their family planning policy, their population and the concentration of power in the Communist Party of China. More »

The Great Wall of China begins in the Hebei province in Shanhaiguan in the east and ends in the Gansu province at Jiayuguan in the west. It stretches more than 12.4 miles. More »

While it is impossible to know exactly what the Great Wall of China cost to build, modern calculations estimate the cost to be approximately $360 billion. The wall is 4,160 miles from end to end. More »