5 new achievements from UAE make Guinness World Records 2014

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From Burj Khalifa to Ferrari World, five of the latest record-breaking achievements to have made it into the Guinness World Records 2014 came from the UAE.

Masdar City, Abu Dhabi
The Guinness World Records, the global authority on record-breaking achievements, confirmed the below 5 record for UAE:

1- Burj Khalifa as the tallest man-made structure on land ever which stands at a record-breaking 828 metres and the ‘highest restaurant’, Atmosphere, which is situated on Level 122 at a height of 441.3 metres from the ground.
2- Dubai Mall largest shopping center which covers a total area of 1,124,000 square meters.
3- Dubai Metro the longest driver less metro with two lines totaling 74.694km operating entirely without drivers.

4- Ferrari World home of world's fastest roller coaster made from steel where it moves at speeds of 239.9 km/h at a 52 metre incline in less than 4.9 seconds.
5- Masdar City in Abu Dhabi is most environmentally-friendly city and is the world’s first city designed to be zero-carbon and zero-waste.

Other record-breaking achievements from the UAE that were featured in the latest edition include the world's 'tallest hotel,' the J W Marriott Marquis Dubai, which has a height of 355.35 meters.

The UAE was also recognized to have the 'largest automated parking facility' at Emirates Financial Towers which can store 1,191 cars, and has a peak capacity of 360 cars per hour. The parking lot occupies a net internal area of 27,606.14 square meters.

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