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Top 10 Burj Khalifa facts: Part 2

Ten more things that you may not know about Burj Khalifa

Did you know that 192 piles were used in the tower's foundations?
Did you know that 192 piles were used in the tower's foundations?

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Following the popularity of last week's 'Top 10 Burj Khalifa facts', here are ten more things that you may not know about the world’s tallest building.

828 The building’s final official height, in metres

22,000,000 Number of man hours it took to build the tower

5,670,000 Total built up area of the tower, in square feet

330,000 Volume of concrete used to build the tower, in cubic metres

39,000 Amount of reinforced steel used to build the tower, in metric tonnes

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103,000 Volume of glass used for exterior façade, in square metres

15,500 Volume of stainless steel used for cladding, in square metres

12,000 Number of people expected to live and work at Burj Khalifa

10 Maximum speed, in metres per second, at which lifts in the Burj travel

192 Number of piles that were used in the building’s foundations

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