Puzzle maker Ravensburger AG, who is celebrating its 125th anniversary of operation in the town, created the giant jigsaw with 1,141,800 pieces in only five hours.
Its total area was 600 square meters and nearly filled the Ravensburg town square.
|AP via Yahoo!News|
The participants also assembled more than 4,000 smaller jigsaw puzzles, each with 252 pieces and standard puzzle motifs like animals, maps and landscapes.
A notary has submitted the result to the Guinness Book of World Records.
The current record for the largest puzzle is a 212,323-piece puzzle measuring some 35 feet by 38 feet (10.8 meters by 11.68 meters) in Singapore in 2002.
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