Burj Khalifa Lights Up in ‘Tricolour’ to Mark 68th Indian Republic Day

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World’s tallest building was lit up in tri-colours - saffron, white and green - to celebrate India’s 68th Republic Day. It showcase strong cultural and trade bond between India and UAE. Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan was Chief Guest at Republic Day parade in Delhi.

Burj Khalifa, lights up in Indian Tricolour

Burj Khalifa, lights up in Indian Tricolour

Burj Khalifa, lights up in Indian Tricolour

About Burj Khalifa

Image of Burj Khalifa

Image of Burj Khalifa

Image of Burj Khalifa

  • Tallest in the world since 2009
  • Architectural style: Neo-futurism
  • Material used: Glass, steel, aluminium, reinforced concrete
  • Floor area: 3, 331, 100 sq ft
  • Architect: Adrian Smith at SOM
  • Developer: Emaar Properties
  • Structural engineer: Bill Baker at SOM
  • known as the Burj Dubai before its inauguration
  • It is a mega tall skyscraper in Dubai.
  • It is the tallest structure in the world, standing at 829.8 m (2, 722 ft).
  • The building was opened in 2010 as part of a new development called Downtown Dubai.
  • The decision to build the building is reportedly based on the government’s decision to diversify from an oil-based economy, and for Dubai to gain international recognition.
Burj Khalifa’s comparison with other well-known tall structures

Burj Khalifa’s comparison with other well-known tall structures

Burj Khalifa’s comparison with other well-known tall structures

About United Arab Emirates

  • Capital: Abu Dhabi
  • Currency: United Arab Emirates dirham
  • President: Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
  • The country is a federation of 7 emirates
  • Seven Emirates of UAE
  1. Abu Dhabi - Abu Dhabi
  2. Dubai - Dubai
  3. Sharjah - Sharjah
  4. Ras al-Khaimah - Ras al-Khaimah
  5. Fujairah - Fujairah
  6. Umm al-Quwain - Umm al-Quwain
  7. Ajman – Ajman
About United Arab Emirates

About United Arab Emirates

About United Arab Emirates

- Published/Last Modified on: March 17, 2017