Facts – Eiffel Tower

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  1. The Eiffel Tower can be 15 cm taller during the summer.
  2. The Eiffel Tower is 324 metres tall (including antennas) and weighs 10,100 tonnes.
  3. The Eiffel tower comprises 18,000 metallic parts, joined together by 2.5 million rivets.
  4. Repainting the Eiffel tower, which happens every seven years, requires 60 tonnes of paint.
  5. In the computer game Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, the Eiffel tower is toppled by an airstrike.
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