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FAQ on the pyramid of Cheops



Where is the pyramid of Cheops?

It is found in Egypt, more exactly in Cairo, the capital. The site is a large necropolis dominated by six pyramids, three of large size, all at the gates of the city.

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What size does the pyramid of Cheops?

It is really gigantic! It is a pyramid with square base of 230m of side, for 138m of height at the highest point. But initially it was even bigger: 146m. It is erosion that has reduced it, the erosion of time, quite simply. Otherwise it must be known that it occupies a ground surface of more than 5 hectares, and that its perimeter is 922m. You have a lot more numbers on the page below.

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What if I want accurate numbers?

You have them here: Numbers on the pyramid. There are all the detailed measurements, including angle measurements, volumes, surfaces, orientation, etc.


Have a look to the list of the seven wonders of the world.

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