How tall is the Burj Khalifa

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The height of the Burj Khalifa

The length of the Burj Khalifa is 828 meters, it is located in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, and is considered the tallest skyscraper in it and in the entire world, designed by American architect Adrian Smith from Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, and Burj Khalifa derives its long design and pointed head from the styles of Islamic architecture Its structure was built in three parts, and was inspired by the national desert flower, Hymnokales. The tower becomes narrower as it increases in height and its walls overlap with each other. It is a mixed-use building that contains a luxury hotel, residential apartments, corporate offices, and suites.

Burj Khalifa

Burj Khalifa was officially opened on January 4, 2010, and it was not completely complete at that time, as it was known during its establishment in Burj Dubai, and its name was changed officially to become Burj Khalifa; in honor of the President of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, this tower was built to include a variety of commercial, residential and hospitality projects, and the Y-shaped scheme played an important role in reducing the wind strength on the tower with its high height, while the outer layer of the tower is made of aluminum, and stainless steel panels Steel, and tube fans made of zinc resistant Steel, perpendicular, and more than 28,000 hand-cut glass panels, as the length of the Burj Khalifa exceeded the Taipei 101 building, the Taipei Financial Center, in Taipei, Taiwan, which was 508 meters in length, to become the tallest building in the world, and this record was not The only one achieved by the tower, Burj Khalifa has broken many other records, including the world’s tallest free-standing structure, the highest inhabited floor in the world, and the highest outdoor observation deck in the world.

General information about the Burj Khalifa

Burj Khalifa is one of the most famous skyscrapers in the world, and the most important information about it can be summed up as follows:

  • Construction begins on January 6, 2004.
  • The number of floors is 163 floors above the ground, of which 154 are usable, 9 are maintenance floors, 46 are top floors, and 2 floors are underground as parking.
  • The upper floor, where the height of the highest level reaches 584.5 meters.
  • The observatory observatory is at an altitude of 555.7 meters.
  • Construction completion time is December 31, 2009.
  • The construction cost was 1.5 billion USD.
  • Its height with the pointed head is 829.8 meters.
  • Materials used: glass, steel, aluminum and reinforced concrete.
  • The floor area is 309.473 square meters.
  • Lifts 57 elevators.


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