The height of the Burj Khalifa (when it was build it was called Burj Dubai and still most people call it like that) is 828 metres. That makes it by far the highest building in the world, it’s a whopping 300 metres higher than number 2 Taipei 101 (508m),in Taiwan.
More facts about the Burj Khalifa:
Location: Dubai, VAE
Start build: 21 september 2004
Date opened: 4 januari 2010
Main use: Living, office, hotel, mall etc.
Ground surface: 517.240 m²
Costing price: US$ 1,5 miljard
Architect: Skidmore, Owings & Merril