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Longest line of socks

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  • Who: CAJ Halverde

  • What: Longest line of socks

  • Where: Germany

The longest line of socks measures 6,066 m (19901 ft 6.48 in) and was achieved by CAJ Halverde (Germany) in Halverde, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, on 17 May 2014.

The line consists of 69,152 socks, which were donated by citizens of Halverde. Over 95 people were involved in creating the line, with 15 people hanging up the socks and the other participants helping them by bringing the socks. The record attempt took place as part of the celebrations commemorating Halverde's 825th birthday.

 

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