Burj Dubai Trivia The Essentials of the World's New Tallest Building

Perhaps the most astounding fact about the Burj Dubai is that the company which designed it says it could have been even taller. But still, the tower is replete with superlatives. SPIEGEL ONLINE tells you what you need to know about the new symbol of Dubai.
Photo Gallery: What You Need to Know about the Burj Dubai
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Photo Gallery: What You Need to Know about the Burj Dubai

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