yesterday in Dubai, the largest city of the United Arab Emirates, has opened the world's highest skyscraper - Burj Khalifa "(Burj Khalifa), rushing up to 828 meters. His new name, "Burj Dubai" ( "Tower of Dubai") has received in honor of an incumbent president UAE - Emir of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. With his help the emirate of Dubai was able last year to avoid a default.
real name and the true height of the tallest building in the world have become known only at the time of his inauguration.
Until yesterday, the company-developer Emaar Properties carefully concealed this fact. Burj Khalifa is the most multi-storey buildings in the world (162 floors). Highest in the world is, and an observation deck, located on the 124-floor skyscraper. Inner rooms are more than one million square meters, and temperature on the upper floors of about eight degrees lower than at the surface of the earth. Dubai tower in the form of stalagmites became the chief ornament of the new district, stretching to two square kilometers.
worthy environment for "Tower Khalifa" will be the world's largest shopping mall, Dubai Mall and washing the "base skyscraper lake area of 24 hectares with cascading fountains.
At the opening ceremony of the organizers of the show tried to glory, and the culmination of a grand opening - a grand salute of 10 thousand shots and a magical light show, you could see for tens of kilometers. To create lighting effects used 320 powerful searchlights, sending its rays into the sky to a height of 10 kilometers. Besides them, the highlight of the building provided the biggest of ever used in the world spotlight capacity 72 kilowatts.
Building the tallest building in the world at a cost of 4.1 billion dollars. The main inspiration for "Dubai miracle" called the ruler of Dubai Sheikh Maktoum al.