Below is a a magic square of order 40 made from consecutive number 1 to 1600. It contains 16 equal sums bordered magic squares of order 8 and 36 equal sums pandiagonal magic squares of order 4. If we consider 16 pandiagonal magic squares of order 4 appearing in 16 bordered magic squares of order 8, then there are 52 pandiagonal magic squares of order 4 with equal magic sums 3202. The magic square of order 40 is with magic sum 32020.

The 16 bordered magic squares of 8 represents twice number 2, i.e., year 22. Moreover, the design itself is 180 degrees rotatable (upside-down) but not the numbers.

Below is a magic square of order 40:

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