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    Fast Facts: Dec. 1

    • Because heat expands the metal, the Eiffel Tower always leans away from the sun.
    • After the Eiffel Tower was built, one person was killed during the installation of the lifts. No one was killed during the actual construction of the tower.
    • The Eiffel Tower was the tallest structure in the world before the construction of the Empire State Building in 1930.
    • The Eiffel Tower weight is approximately 9441 tons.
    • As part of the original design, the names of 72 French scientists and other famous people are imprinted on the sides of the Eiffel tower.
    • There are a total of 1665 steps in the Eiffel Tower.

       

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