Monday, March 29, 2010

GUINNESS BOOK OF WORLD RECORDS (ENGINEERING FEATS)

GUINNESS BOOK OF WORLD RECORDS
(ENGINEERING FEATS)

Basilica of our Lady of Peace, Yamoussoukroo. Inside sitting capacity………..18,000 Outside overflow capacity….100, 000
WORLD'S BIGGEST INDOOR SWIMMING-POOL


World Water Park ….. Edmonton , Albert , Canada …………..SIZE….5 Acres
WORLD'S BIGGEST OFFICE COMPLEX ………… CHICAGO
Chicago Merchandise Mart….. Illinois , USA
WORLD'S BIGGEST SHOPPING MALL

South China Mall, Dongguan, China ………892,000 meter-square Shops on 6 floors
WORLD'S BUSIEST AIRPORT…………… NEW YORK

J.F.K International Airport , New York ……………….. USA
WORLD'S WIDEST BRIDGE……… AUSTRALIA
Sydney harbor bridge, Australia ……..16 lanes of cartraffic…..8 lanes in the upper floor, 8 in the lower floor
WORLD'S LONGEST BRIDGE……………CHINA
Donghai Bridge , China ……………………32.5 kilo meters
WORLD'S BIGGEST PASSENGER-SHIP
MS Freedom of the Seas……4300 passenger Capacity Inside
WORLD'S BIGGEST PLANE……………AIRBUS
Airbus A380………..555 Passenger s
WORLD'S BIGGEST BUS
Neoplan Jumbo -cruiser……..2 in 1 bus….double deck bus……170 passenger capacity
WORLD'S HIGHEST STATUE…………….BRAZIL
CHRIST THE REDEEMER STATUE…..RIO.D.J……… BRAZIL
WORLD'S TALLEST BUILDING………DUBAI
Burj Dubai……….900 meters high. To be finally completed 2008
WORLD'S LARGEST PALACE…………………. ROMANIA
Palace of the Parliament….. Bucharest , Romania………. more than 500 bedrooms, 55 kitchens,120 sitting rooms
WORLD'S BIGGEST STADIUM………. BRAZIL


MARACANA STADIUM………… RIO D.J………… BRAZIL ……………CAPACITY…199,000
WORLD'S COSTLIEST STADIUM………ENGLAND
New WEMBLEY STADIUM, London ….90, 000 capacities…………….cost…..$1.6 billion
MOST COMPLEX INTER-CHANGE………TEXAS
Interstate 10 Highways Interchange…… Houston , Texas .
WORLD'S BIGGEST EXCAVATOR
Built by KRUPP of Germany………….45,500 tons……95 meters high……215 meters long
WORLD'S LARGEST MOSQUE………………PAKISTAN

Shah Feisal mosque….. Islamabad …… Pakistan Inside hall capacity ….35, 000 outside overflow capacity…… 150,000
WORLD'S BIGGEST HOTEL………LAS VEGAS
MGM Grand Hotel….Las Vegas….6, 276 rooms
WORLD'S MOST EXPENSIVEHOTEL …DUBAI…U.A.E
Burj Al Arab Hotel, Dubai ….only 7 Star Hotel in the World Cheapest room…$1000 per night.…..Royal suit…$28,000 per night
WORLD'S BIGGEST CHURCH BUILDING……… NIGERIA

Winners`C hapel…….Canaanland ………. Otta…..… Nigeria Inside Sitting Capacity……50,000 Outside Overflow Capacity……250,000
WORLD'S BIGGEST ROMAN-CATHOLIC CATHEDRAL…………IVORY-COAST