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The Pentagon, Military complex in Arlington, Virginia

Description: The Pentagon is the headquarters of the United States Department of Defense.

History: It was built during World War II and completed in 1943.

Culture: The Pentagon has become a symbol for the U.S. military.

Practical: It is one of the world's largest office buildings, with about 6,500,000 sq ft (600,000 m2) of space.

Did you know ?: The building was designed by American architect George Bergstrom and it's shaped like a pentagon.

Location: Arlington County

Inception: September 11, 1941

Architect: George Bergstrom

Official opening: January 15, 1943

Architectural style: Stripped Classicism

Floors above the ground: 5

Height: 21.6 m

Material: concrete, Indiana limestone

Address: 1400 Defense Pentagon 20301

Phone: +17036971776

Website: pentagontours.osd.mil/Tours

Sources: Wikimedia, OpenStreetMap

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