Burj Khalifa Facts And World Records
The Burj Khalifa is over 828 meters high
, making it the
tallest building in the world.
It’s three times higher than the
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.
shape of the Burj Khalifa
is inspired by traditional Islamic architecture and by the
, 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
, but its
name was changed to Burj Khalifa
, the ruler of Dubai.