Christ the Redeemer Portuguese Cristo Redentor, standard Brazilian Portuguese local pronunciation is an Art Deco statue

of Jesus Christ in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil,created by French sculptor Paul Landowski and Brazilian engineer Heiter da Silva in collaboration

with French engineer Albert Made by Costa. Cacot. Romanian sculptor Gheorghe Leonida fashioned the face. Built between 1922 and 1931,

the statue is 30 m (98 ft) high, except for its 8 m (26 ft) pedestal. The arms are 28 meters (92 ft) wide. It is made of reinforced

concrete and soapstone.The statue weighs 635 metric tons (625 long, 700 short tons), and is located on top of the 700 m (2,300 ft)

Corcovado Mountains in Tijuca National Park, overlooking the city of Rio de Janeiro. A symbol of Christianity around the world,

the statue has also become a cultural icon of both Rio de Janeiro and Brazil and was voted one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.