Dubais Princess Tower becomes worlds tallest residential building

The tower which is located in Dubai Marina is 413.4 (1,356 feet) high and has 101 storeys above ground
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Guinness World Records has officially recognized Tameer's Princess Tower as the world's tallest residential building.\nThe Dubai Marina skyscraper towers above the skyline at 414m from base to tip, Tameer said in a statement. (AFP/Getty Images)
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The development stands 107 storeys tall and encompasses six basement floors, one ground floor, 100 above-ground levels and eight retail stores. (AFP/Getty Images)
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The tower occupies a land area of 37,410 sq ft, housing 763 luxury apartments, including one, two, three and four bedroom apartments in addition to penthouse apartments overlooking Palm Jumeirah. (AFP/Getty Images)
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"This is one instance when saying we feel on top of the world is completely justified," said Federico Tauber, president of Tameer.\n"This is a very proud moment for Tameer and for the city of Dubai, which now holds the twin distinction of being home to the world's tallest building and the world's tallest residential building." (AFP/Getty Images)