Dubai

United Arab Emirates

Facts

Population

Source: Dubai Statistics Center

2,213,845 (2013)

Area

4,114 km²

1,588 mi²

Density

538.1 people per km²

1393.7 people per mi²

# of 150m+ buildings

232 Completed • 29 Under Construction

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Most Common Function*

Residential (52%)

Most Common Material*

Concrete (93%)

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

Proposed

Vision

Never Completed

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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