Statue of Liberty Facts:
Amaze your friends and family with these Statue of Liberty facts!
The height of the Statue of Liberty is 151 feet (46 meters) from the base to the torch.
With the pedestal and foundation included in the measurement, the full height is 305 feet (93 meters).
The statue stands on a 65 foot (20 meter) tall foundation, and an 89 foot (27m) stone pedestal.
Miss Liberty’s feet are 25 ft (7.6m) long, she has a 35 ft (11m) waist, and her face is 8 ft (2.5m) tall.
Her right arm, which holds the ever-lit torch, measures 42 feet (13m) long.
The Statue of Liberty’s nose is 4 feet, 6 inches (1.4m) tall.
There are 354 steps inside the statue from the pedestal to the crown.
The crown has seven points, representing the seven seas and seven continents. Each individual ray of the crown weighs about 150 pounds, and measures up to 9 ft.
The total weight of the Statue of Liberty is 450,000 pounds (225 tons).
The copper alone weighs around 100 U.S. tons and is 3/32 of an inch (2.4mm) thick—a little less than the thickness of two pennies.
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