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World Records held by the Burj Dubai

* Tallest building in the world - surpassing Taipei 101 in Taiwan, which at 508 metres (1,667 ft) had held the title of the 'tallest building in the world' since it opened in 2004
* Tallest man-made structure in the world - surpassing the KVLY-TV mast in North Dakota, USA, which stands at 628.8 metres (2,063 ft)
* Tallest free-standing structure in the world - breaking the 31-year-old record of CN Tower, which stands at 553.33 metres (1,815.5 ft)
* Largest number of storeys in the world - over 160
* Highest occupied floor in the world - Level 160
* Highest outdoor observation deck in the world - Level 124
* World record for vertical concrete pumping - over 600 metres, beating the previous record held by Taipei 101 (448 metres or 1,470 ft)
* Tallest service elevator in the world - 504 metres (1,654 ft), more than the height of Taipei 101 (448 metres) and almost one-and-a-half times that of the Empire State Building in New York (381 metres)
* World record for the highest installation of an aluminium and glass façade
* World's highest swimming pool on Level 76 (over 260 metres; over 853 ft)

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