Facts About Burj Khalifa you should Know

Facts About Burj Khalifa

Burj Khalifa The world’s tallest tower was built in 2010 at 828 meters (2,717 ft) tall. It is located in the Dubai Downtown and is visible on each and every corner of the area.

Height: 828 meters (2700 feet)

The height of the tower is more than twice the height of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France. The tower is also taller than the Empire State Building in New York City, USA.

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Number of Floors: 124

The Burj Khalifa was designed by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture (AS+GG) with structural engineering provided by Skidmore Owings & Merrill LLP. The building is owned by Emaar Properties PJSC, a real estate company based in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Construction Cost: $1.5 billion

The construction cost of the Burj Khalifa was approximately US$1.5 billion. This includes the land acquisition costs, design, and construction. The total area of the building is 828,000 square meters.

Total Area: 1.8 million square meters

The tower stands at 2,717 feet (829 m) tall with its tip reaching an altitude of 830 feet (250 m). Its height makes it the second tallest free standing structure after the CN Tower in Toronto, Canada.

Year Built: 2010

The tower was designed by Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture and developed by Emaar Properties LLC. It was constructed by Al Maktoum Rashid al Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktum, Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.

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