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[Answer] The Question: What is the longest and oldest canal in the world?

Answer: Officially known as just the Beijing-Hangzhou Grand Canal, this UNESCO World Heritage Site was constructed from the fifth century BCE onward, and by the 13th century, it consisted of over 1,200 miles of artificial waterways. In the seventh century, the ruling Sui dynasty conceived the canal as a means of vast communication for their empire. Today, the canal stretches around 1,100 miles.

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The Question: What is the longest and oldest canal in the world? Years Built: 5th century BCE. Location: runs through Beijing Tianjin Hebei Shandong Jiangsu Zhejiang and Hangzhou China. Length: 1 115 miles (1 794 km) photo source: Wikimedia Commons. The Grand Canal in China was first built in the 5th century BCE making it the oldest canal in the world. Criterion (iv): The Grand Canal is the longest and oldest canal in the world. It bears witness to a remarkable and early development of hydraulic engineering. It is an essential technological achievement dating from before the Industrial Revolution. The Panama Canal is not on the list; it connects the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans and saves a lot of time and money for ships and it is considered one of the world’s engineering marvels. The Grand Canal in China is the world’s longest canal stretching 1 776 kilometers and with24 locks. Image by Zhu Bingfrom Pixabay When built the canal was 164 km (102 mi) long and 8 m (26 ft) deep. After several enlargements it is 193.30 km ( 120 + 1 ⁄ 8 mi) long 24 m (79 ft) deep and 205 metres (673 ft) wide. [150] It consists of the northern access channel of 22 km (14 mi) the canal itself of 162.25 km ( 100 + 7 ⁄ 8 mi) and the southern access channel of 9 km ( 5 + 1 ⁄ 2 mi). Grand Canal Chinese (Pinyin) Da Yunhe or (Wade-Giles romanization) Ta Yün-ho also called Jing-Ha...


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