Jun 02, 2020 · The oldest sections of the Great Wall were built under the reign of the first emperor of Qin who required it to be built as a defense by the imperial court against northern tribes. The Great Wall, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, consists of many interconnected walls, some of which date back more than 2,000 years.
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The first wall that could be referred to as the Great Wall of China was completed by the first emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang, in the span of nine years (sometime between 221 BC - 206 BC). But he did so by connecting and expanding sections built by several kingdoms during the Spring & Autumn Period and Warring States Period, sections that were built over many centuries (8th century BC - 3rd century BC).