It is the house where the American President lives, and a symbol of the American Nation. But how much do you know about this famous building?
Who chose the site for the original White House?
What was the original name for the White House?
Who actually built the White House?
How many times has the White House been burned?
How many floors does the White House have?
Find out more about the White House and amaze your family and friends with these fun facts.
All measurements in American and metric.
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