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Burj Khalifa (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)


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    • us: Burj Dubai (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
    • us: Burj Khalifa Bin Zayed (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
    • us: Dubai Tower (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
    • us: Khalifa Tower (Dubai, United Arab Emirates)
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      • found: Wikipedia, Jan. 4, 2010 (Burj Khalifa ("Khalifa Tower"), formerly known as Burj Dubai, is a "super tall" skyscraper in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and is the tallest man-made structure ever built, at 828 m (2,717 ft). Construction began on 21 Sept. 2004, with the exterior of the structure completed on 1 Oct. 2009 and the building officially opened on 4 Jan. 2010)
      • found: Belsie, L. World's tallest building : is the Burj Khalifa a herald of economic woe?, via Christian Science monitor website, Jan. 4, 2010 (Burj Khalifa, until Jan. 4, 2010 known as the Burj Dubai; world's tallest building opened Monday, Jan. 4, 2010 in Dubai)
      • found: Dubai opens half-mile-high tower, world's tallest, via Yahoo! news website, Jan. 4, 2010 (Burj Khalifa; long known as Burj Dubai - Arabic for "Dubai Tower" - the building rises 2,717 feet (828 meters; the 1 .5 billion "vertical city" of luxury apartments and offices and a hotel designed by Giorgio Armani also plans to have the world's highest mosque (158th floor) and swimming pool (76th floor))
      • found: Burj Khalifa : the world's tallest building, via BBC news website, Jan. 4, 2010 (Burj Khalifa; Dubai; as well as becoming the tallest building in the world, the skyscraper is the tallest structure and boasts the most storeys and highest occupied floor. Its 124th floor outdoor observation deck is also the world's highest, and its elevators will travel the longest distance; ; building contains more than 1,000 apartments and 49 floors of office space; a 160-room hotel carrying the Giorgio Armani logo will occupy the lower part of the tower)
      • found: Bianchi, S. World's tallest skyscraper opens in Dubai, in Wall Street Journal, Jan. 5, 2010, viewed online Feb. 5, 2010 (the tower, until now known as the Burj Dubai, will be renamed Burj Khalifa Bin Zayed after the president of the United Arab Emirates)
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      • 2010-01-06: new
      • 2010-04-14: revised
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