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How big is the Statue of Liberty?
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  1. The Statue of Liberty weighs some 450,000 pounds (225 tons; 227 metric tons). The statue itself is 152 feet 2 inches (46.5 meters) tall to the top of the torch, with another 153 feet (46.6 meters) of pedestal. The pedestal has 192 steps, and from there, there are a further 354 steps to the crown. Lady Liberty is a large woman: her hand is more than 16 feet (4.8 meters) long, with 13-inch (33-cm) fingernails weighing 3.5 pounds (1.5 kg) each. Her eyes measure 2 feet 6 inches (76 cm) across. She wears a size 879 sandal that is 25 feet (7.6 meters) long and her waistline is 35 feet (10.6 meters). Her crown has 25 windows and seven spikes.

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