Emperors Yan and Huang

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Emperors Yan and Huang
Yan and huang.jpg
Coordinates 34°57′05″N 113°30′40″E / 34.9514°N 113.5110°E / 34.9514; 113.5110Coordinates: 34°57′05″N 113°30′40″E / 34.9514°N 113.5110°E / 34.9514; 113.5110
Location Zhengzhou, Henan province, People's Republic of China
Type statue
Height 106 metres (348 ft)
Completion date 2007

The sculptures of the Emperors Yan and Huang are the fifth tallest statues in the world at 106 meters (and the tallest statues of a ruler or head of state). They depict two of the earliest Chinese emperors, Yan Di and Huang Di. The construction lasted 20 years and was completed in 2007.[1] They are located in Zhengzhou, the capital of Henan province, People's Republic of China. The statues commemorate politics and the economy.[2]

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  1. ^ http://opentravel.com/blogs/12-highest-statues-in-the-world/ 12 Highest Statues in the World
  2. ^ http://english.sina.com/life/p/1/2006/1013/91715.html 106-Meter High Statue of Emperors Yan and Huang Built