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Vietnam Veterans Memorial
IUCN Category V (Protected Landscape/Seascape)
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Location Washington, D.C., United States
Coordinates 38°53′28″N 77°2′52″W / 38.89111°N 77.04778°W / 38.89111; -77.04778Coordinates: 38°53′28″N 77°2′52″W / 38.89111°N 77.04778°W / 38.89111; -77.04778
Area 2.00 acres (0.81 ha)
Established November 13, 1982
Visitors 3,799,968 (in 2006)
Governing body

National Park Service

Architect Maya Lin

The Vietnam Veterans Memorial, also called the Wall, honors the men and women who died in the Vietnam War. It is a black granite wall which has the names of every American killed in the war. It was designed by Maya Ying Lin

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