By the numbers: Tour de France

Tour de France logo (File)
Tour de France logo (File)

DUsseldorf - The 104th edition of the Tour de France begins in Dusseldorf on Saturday.

A look at the main numbers that will make it happen:

1 - Yellow jersey

2 - Time-trials

3 - Summit finishes

4 - Countries visited

5 - Mountain stages

7 - Ambulances following the peloton

9 - Riders per team

14 - Kilometres for the shortest stage

16 - GoPro cameras worn by riders on each stage

21 - Stages

22 - Teams

23 - Mountains to be crested

190 - Countries televising the race

198 - Riders

222.5 - Kilometres for the longest stage

600 - Media covering the Tour

2 000 - Journalists and photographers accredited

2 642 - Metres above sea level, the highest point of the Tour atop the Galibier

3 540 - Kilometres to be raced

23 000 - Police mobilised to provide security

5.64 million - Social media fans and followers

120 million - Page views on the official Tour website

Voting Booth
What is your favourite sport to watch on TV?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
Rugby
45% - 5520 votes
Cricket
11% - 1368 votes
Football
18% - 2284 votes
Athletics
2% - 276 votes
Boxing
1% - 106 votes
Cycling
2% - 278 votes
Golf
5% - 607 votes
Motorsport
8% - 972 votes
Tennis
3% - 389 votes
Water sports
1% - 109 votes
American sports
1% - 117 votes
MMA / WWE / UFC
3% - 358 votes
Vote