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Burj Khalifa Facts And World Records

1) The Burj Khalifa is over 828 meters high, making it the tallest building in the world. It’s three times higher than the Eiffel Tower

2) With 160 floors, the Burj Khalifa also holds the record of highest number of floors in the world

If you like heights, you’ll also be please to know that you can find the highest residential apartment in the Burj Khalifa, at 385 meters

 Construction required the use of 330,000 cubic meters of concrete, equal to the weight of 100,000 elephants

Aluminium used to build the Burj Khalifa weighs as much as 5 Airbus A380 airliners.

The exterior of the Burj Khalifa is covered with 26,000 glass panels, all cut individually by hand.

The shape of the Burj Khalifa is inspired by traditional Islamic architecture and by  the spider lily, a desert flower cultivated throughout the UAE

In the building you’ll also find the second Armani Hotel in the world, after the one in Milan.

The building was supposed to be called Burj Dubai, but its name was changed to Burj Khalifa to honour Sheikh Khalifa, the ruler of Dubai.

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