Young Mao Zedong statue

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Young Mao Zedong statue
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Young Mao Zedong statue
CoordinatesCoordinates: 28°10′16″N 112°57′17″E / 28.1710°N 112.9547°E / 28.1710; 112.9547
LocationOrange Isle, Changsha, Hunan, China
Typestatue
Length83 metres (272 ft)
Width41 metres (135 ft)
Height32 metres (105 ft)
Completion date2009

The Young Mao Zedong statue is located in Orange Isle (Júzi zhōu), Changsha, Hunan, China. The monument stands 32 metres (105 ft) tall and depicts Mao Zedong's head. The Hunan People's Government began building it in 2007 and it was completed two years later. It took more than 8000 pieces of granite, which were mined from Fujian.[1][2][3]

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  1. ^ 《毛泽东青年艺术雕塑今日安装完毕》 (in Chinese). Ifeng. Retrieved 2009-12-10.
  2. ^ Changsha Evening News, 青年毛泽东雕塑伫立橘子洲头 Archived July 7, 2011, at the Wayback Machine (in Chinese)
  3. ^ Daily Telegraph New statue of Chairman Mao surprises China An enormous new statue of a young Mao Tse-tung has shocked China by portraying him with a long mane of windswept hair.

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