15 Interesting Facts About The White House
- The White House is the official residence of the President of the United States of America.
- This magnificent building was designed by an Irish-American architect, James Hoban, after he won the architectural design competition to find the President’s architect, in 1792.
- The first President of the United States, President George Washington, supervised the construction of the White House, but he did not get to live there!
- The second President of America, John Adams, elected in 1796, was the first resident of the White House.
- There are 132 rooms, 35 bathrooms, and 6 levels in the White House to accommodate all the residents, workers and guests who live in it.
- There are 412 doors, 147 windows, 28 fireplaces, 8 staircases, and 3 elevators in the White House.
- Two of the floors in the White House are exclusively reserved for the First Family.
- President Theodore Roosevelt officially gave the White House its current name in 1901.
- The White House receives around 6,000 visitors a day.
- There are five full time chefs in the White House.
- More than 570 gallons of paint is required just to paint the outside surface of the White House.
- The White House has a variety of facilities including a tennis court, a jogging track, a swimming pool, a movie theater, a billiard room and a bowling alley.
- The White House has two replicas— one in France and one in Ireland. The building in France is a tourist attraction while the building in Ireland is for the Irish Parliament.
- The White House is said to receive more than 50,000 letters per week, 2,500–3,500 calls per day and 100,000 emails per day.
- Anyone can take a free tour of the White House. However, the application to tour the White House must be submitted 6 months before the trip.
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