List of walls

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The Great Wall of China is the world's longest wall

See List of fortifications for a list of notable fortified structures. For city walls in particular, see List of cities with defensive walls (regional list: List of town walls in England and Wales).

Pre-modern fortifications[edit]

Part of the southern section of the Chester city walls showing the base of a former drum tower and the River Dee
The Walls of Ston are a series of defensive stone walls, originally more than 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) long, that surrounded and protected the city of Ston, in Dalmatia, part of the Republic of Ragusa, in what is now southern Croatia.[1]

Modern walls[edit]

View from the West Berlin side of graffiti art on the Berlin Wall in 1986. The wall's "death strip", on the east side of the wall, here follows the curve of the Luisenstadt Canal (filled in 1932).

Walls in use today[edit]

Walls in contemporary music, art, and sports[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Stonske zidine". (in Croatian). Društvo prijatelja dubrovačke starine. Archived from the original on 2010-05-31. Retrieved 2009-12-06.
  2. ^ UNESCO World Heritage Centre. "The Great Wall". Retrieved 6 December 2014.
  3. ^ Retrieved 4 January 2017. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  4. ^ a b c UNESCO World Heritage Centre. "Frontiers of the Roman Empire". Retrieved 6 December 2014.
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  6. ^ Jon Herskovitz (December 31, 2007). "North Korea asks South to tear down imaginary wall". Reuters. Retrieved 2015-10-09.

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