The Burj Khalifa (Khalifa Tower), known as the Burj Dubai prior to its inauguration in 2010, is a skyscraper in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
The Burj Khalifa has been the tallest structure and building in the world since its topping out in 2009.
The building is named in honor of the former president of the United Arab Emirates, Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
The building broke numerous height records, including its designation as the tallest building in the world.
The critical reception of Burj Khalifa has been generally positive, and the building has received many awards