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No tricks involved! World’s shortest woman and tallest man pose in front of the Pyramids

The tallest man on the planet, Turkey's Sultan Kosen measuring a massive 8ft 1in (247 cm) and Jyoti Amge, from India, the shortest woman at just over 2ft (61 cm) tall recently visisted Eygpt on an invitation from the country to boost tourism. Now their photos against the Giza Pyramid is going viral.

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In a bid to attract more tourists to Egypt, the tourism officials have lined up eminent personalities and celebrities around the world. And their plan worked marvellously when the world's tallest man and shortest woman posed in front of the might pyramid in the African nation. Sultan Kosen from Turkey and Jyoti Amge from India -- both Guinness Record holders posed for cameras against the backdrop of Giza Pyramids in Cairo. Their photos at the historic site have created a huge buzz online being shared by thousands, across social media sites. And no, the stunning images are not photoshopped, in case you were wondering. Click through to check out their viral photos. (Source: AP)

Kosen, 34, holds the record of the tallest man on earth with a height of 246.5 cm ( 8 feet 1 inch). While Amge, 24, holds the Guinness title for world's shortest woman with 62.8 cm (2 ft 06) tall. (Source: AP)

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Pictures highlighting their height differences even accentuated as they stood together for their photo shoot waving and interacting with other visitors and spectators at the cultural site. (Source: AP)

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Both were invited by the Egyptian Tourism Promotion Board to visit Cairo's most famous sites, in an attempt to help boost tourism in Egypt. (Source: AP)

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While Kosen's height is a result of a medical condition called the pituitary gigantism, Amge's height is due to a form of dwarfism known as achondroplasia. (Source: AP)

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The intiative was taken by the tourism board to increase the number of people visiting the country that took a hit after the great Eygpt uprising that ousted Hosni Mubarak. (Source: AP)