Facts

Population

Source: Dubai Statistics Center

2,213,845 (2013)

Area

4,114 km²

1,588 mi²

# of 150m+ buildings

215 Completed • 34 Under Construction

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

4

Tallest City in

the World
#

1

Tallest City in

Middle East
#

1

Tallest City in

United Arab Emirates

Buildings

Rank
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Never Completed

Proposed

Vision

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height

1

Burj Khalifa

828 m / 2,717 ft

2

Marina 101

425 m / 1,394 ft

3

Princess Tower

413.4 m / 1,356 ft

4

23 Marina

392.4 m / 1,287 ft

5

Elite Residence

380.5 m / 1,248 ft

6

The Address Boulevard

370 m / 1,214 ft

7

Ciel Tower

365.5 m / 1,199 ft

8

Almas Tower

360 m / 1,181 ft

9

Gevora Hotel

356.3 m / 1,169 ft

10

Il Primo Tower 1

356 m / 1,168 ft

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Polycentric vs. Monocentric: The Future of Vertical Urbanism?

Numerous cities are now developing along polycentric lines, with several urban “nodes” focused around tall building clusters that often compete for commerce, attention and investment...

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Tall Building Predictions for 2020

The combined brains of the CTBUH editorial and database staff boldly predict what might happen across the global skyscraper industry in 2020. Check out our...

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Dubai Marina Adds New Residential Towers

Construction of Dubai’s Sparkle Towers has been completed, according to its developer Tebyan, built in collaboration with crystal giant Swarovski. The twin-tower development, located in...