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The tallest building in the world
The Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world, with a length of 828 meters. It is located in the Emirate of Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates. It was named by this name Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, who is the President of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi neighboring the Emirate of Dubai. It was opened in a way Official on the fourth of January 2010.
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Burj Khalifa combines modern technologies and cultural influences, as the building embodies Islamic architecture, but it also reflects the modern global community, where the Burj Khalifa building is a global symbol that represents a model for future urban centers, and the tower and the surrounding area are considered one of the most central projects in Dubai, As it is located in the city center, and it is characterized by its versatility. It is designed to accommodate a variety of commercial, residential and hospitality projects. It is made up of 162 floors and is part of an initiative of the United Arab Emirates government to transform the country’s economy from a economy based on Only oil, to a country dependent on tourism and services.
The Burj Khalifa is one of the favorite destinations for tourists from all over the world, and an important tourist attraction for many visitors to the city. Visitors and tourists can enjoy seeing panoramic views, which are located on a viewing platform on the 124th and 125th floors, and there is a monitoring platform on the 148th floor, which is the highest observation platform in the world with a height of 555 meters, and visitors and tourists can enjoy various high-end restaurants in the tower, and there are Metabolism At the base of the tower vital to the entertainment center and dining, and within the Dubai Mall, the Dubai Fountain and the famous musical.
The length of the Burj Khalifa was initially 518 meters, then increased by 310 meters during the design process, which is more than twice the height of the Empire State Building, and about three times the height of the Eiffel Tower, where construction began on the twenty-first of the month of September 2004, has been completed Its external structure On October 1, 2009, more than 12,000 people from all over the world worked in its construction, and nearly 26,000 panels of hand-cut glass were used in the building’s external covering, which includes housing, offices, and hotels.