The base is 2 1/4". The hooks, end to end, are about 2 3/4".
Yes it can.
Hello and Thank you for your question Glacier Bay makes a 24" single towel rod model 472-875 but not a double towel rod, sorry about that. If you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact us by filling out the online form at http://globeunion.custhelp.com/app/ask/ or by calling us directly at 1-888-328-2383. Our business hours are 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM Monday through Friday and 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Saturday EST. It is our pleasure to be able to provide you with support and assistance for your product purchases.
Thank you for your question. The centers of the openings on the mounting plate are 1 1/16" apart.
Thank you for your question. This information will be updated on the website soon, This robe hook can hold 5 pounds.