Long Ta

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Long Ta
Long Ta is located in China
Long Ta
Location within China
Alternative names Dragon Tower
Heilongjiang Tower[1]
General information
Status Complete
Type Steel lattice television and observation tower
Location Harbin, Heilongjiang,  China
Coordinates 45°44′45.55″N 126°40′28″E / 45.7459861°N 126.67444°E / 45.7459861; 126.67444Coordinates: 45°44′45.55″N 126°40′28″E / 45.7459861°N 126.67444°E / 45.7459861; 126.67444
Construction started 2000
Completed 2000
Antenna spire 335.89 m (1,102 ft)
Top floor 216.10 m (709 ft)

Long Ta, also known as the Dragon Tower (Chinese: 龙塔; pinyin: lóng tǎ) or Heilongjiang Tower[1] (Chinese: 黑龙江塔), is a 336 m (1,102 ft) tall multi-purpose Chinese steel lattice television and observation tower. The Long Ta is used for television broadcasting; telecommunication, transmitting FM-/TV-broadcasting throughout the province of Heilongjiang; for observation, providing a view of the surrounding areas of city. The tower has observation decks and buffet restaurants. It has a AAAA rating.[1][2][3]

Long Ta is 336 m (1,102 ft) and is the second tallest freestanding lattice tower in the world, tallest in Asia, and 7th in China (how can it be tallest in Asia and 7th in China?) The tower has an antenna at 335.89 m (1,102 ft) and a top floor at 216.10 m (709 ft).[1][2][3]

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  1. ^ a b c d e "Dragon Tower, Harbin - SkyscraperPage.com". Skyscraperpage.com. Retrieved 2012-12-23. 
  2. ^ a b c "Dragon Tower Harbin, Harbin Long Ta Tower with Plentiful Pictures :: Tour-Beijing.com". Tour-beijing.com. Retrieved 2012-12-23. 
  3. ^ a b c "Official Webpage :: Long Ta". Longta.net. Retrieved 2012-12-23. 

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