Facts

Population

5,473,972 (2013)

Area

83,600 km² • 32,278 mi²

Density

65.5 people per km²

169.6 people per mi²

GDP

$269.82 billion (2013)

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Tallest City

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#
3

Tallest City in

the World

#
1

Tallest City in

Middle East

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 Burj Binghatti Jacob & Co Residences
595 m / 1,952  ft
3 Marina 101
425 m / 1,394  ft
4 Princess Tower
413.4 m / 1,356  ft
5 23 Marina
392.4 m / 1,287  ft
6 Burj Mohammed Bin Rashid
381.2 m / 1,251  ft
7 Elite Residence
380.5 m / 1,248  ft
8 The Address Boulevard
370 m / 1,214  ft
9 Ciel Tower
365.5 m / 1,199  ft
10 Almas Tower
360 m / 1,181  ft

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