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The diagram shows a polygon ABCDEFG, in which $FG =6$ and $GA=AB=BC=CD=DE=EF$.
 
Also $BDFG$ is a square.
 
The area of the whole polygon is exactly twice the area of $BDFG$.
 
Find the length of the perimeter of the polygon.
 
 
 
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This problem is taken from the UKMT Mathematical Challenges.

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