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Moment when the world tallest man met the shortest woman in Egypt (See photos)

The world’s tallest man Sultan Kosen from the southeastern province of Mardin met the world’s shortest woman Jyoti Amge from India in Egypt for an event organized by the Egyptian Culture Ministry.

Kösen, who stands 2.51 meters tall, is a 31-year-old farmer. He arrived in Egypt for a special event upon the invitation of the Egyptian Culture and Tourism Ministry to support tourism in Egypt. As part of the event, Kösen met with Amge, who stands 62 centimeters and visited Egypt’s popular Gizah pyramid. The two struck poses for tourists who were in awe with wonder.

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On Nov. 13, 2014, Kosen and the world’s shortest man, Chandra Bahadur Dangi, came together to celebrate the 10th Annual Guinness World Records Day in London

Sultan Kosen (born 10 December 1982) is a Kurdish public figure, farmer, herder who holds the Guinness World Record for tallest living male at 251 centimetres (8 ft 2.82 in). Kosen's growth resulted from the condition acromegaly, caused by a tumour affecting his pituitary gland. Due to his condition, he uses crutches to walk.

Born to a Kurd family in the southeastern Turkey city Mardin, he is the seventh tallest man in history. Kosen, a Kurd, was born in Mardin , a city in southeastern Turkey. Kösen was unable to complete his education because of his height, he instead worked part-time as a farmer.

While Amge's 18th birthday on 16 December 2011, she was officially declared the world's smallest woman by Guinness World Records with a height of 62.8 centimetres (2 ft 0.6 in).Her restricted height is due to a genetic disorder called achondroplasia .

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