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Facts About the State Capitol (NOT from Wikipedia)

The Minnesota State Capitol is:
434 feet long.
229 feet wide.
223 feet high.

The exterior dome is 89 feet in diameter.

The interior dome is 60 feet in diameter.

The Capitol took 9 years to build (1896-1905) at a cost of $4.5 million.

The present structure is Minnesota's third state capitol building. The first two buildings were located in downtown St. Paul. The first capitol was destroyed by fire. The second was too small and poorly constructed.

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