10 Things You Didn't Know About LEGO

LEGO Stats

LEGO has been around for more than six decades and has brought endless enjoyment to kids of all ages throughout the years.After all this time, the LEGO brand is stronger than ever with successful multimedia partnerships and digital integration.

As you can imagine, there is no shortage of LEGO statistics and tidbits floating around the internet these days. Here are a few things you may, or may not know about the world's most beloved maker of building blocks....

Year of LEGO creation: 

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Place of LEGO creation: 

Billund, Denmark 
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Year that LEGO DUPLO was introduced: 

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Number of LEGO pieces produced from 1958-2013: 

650 billion 
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Number of LEGO minifigures produced all-time: 

4 billion 
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Number of different colors LEGO pieces come in: 

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Tallest LEGO structure in history: 

112 feet, 11.75 inches 
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Largest LEGO model ever built: 

5.3 million brick X-Wing 
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Amount of time spent annually playing with LEGO: 

5 billion hours 
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"LEGO" is derived from the Danish term "Leg Godt" which means "Play Well" in English 

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