Dubai is home to the tallest skyscraper in the world. Burj Khalifa measures 830m from ground to tip and boasts more than 160 stories and seven world records.

The Burj Khalifa is so tall that those living on the higher levels have to wait approximately two minutes longer for the sun to set before they can break fast during Ramadan.

It took 10.5 million dump trucks worth of sand to create Palm Jumeirah which equates to 94 million cubic metres of sand.

Dubai has ATM’s that dispense gold bars rather than money.

Dubai’s police force drive supercars such as a Ferrari FF, Lamborghini Aventador and an Aston Martin One-77.

Dubai is the fourth most visited city in the world after London, Paris and Bangkok.

The Dubai Fountain is the world’s largest choreographed fountain system.



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