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Khalifa may refer to the following:
   
Concept
    * Khilafah or Caliphate
    * Khalif or Caliph
    * Khalifatul Masih, Successor of the Messiah

Buildings & Places

* Khalifa International Stadium
* Khalifa Airways, a former Algerian company
* Khalifa Point, city in Pakistan
* Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world

  
Living People
    * Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Emir of Abu Dhabi
    * Hamad bin Khalifa, Emir of Qatar
          o Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani, former Emir of Qatar
    * Haya Rashed Al-Khalifa, President of the 61st United Nations General Assembly
    * Marcel Khalife, Lebanese musician
    * Mohammed Jamal Khalifa, Saudi Arabian businessman
    * Omer Khalifa, Sudanese sportsman
    * Rafik Khalifa, Algerian billionaire
    * Sharifuddin Khalifa, Tanzanian Hafeez who at the age of 5, converted 1000 people to Islam
    * Wiz Khalifa, American rapper

Historical people
    * Hajji Khalifa (1599-1658), Arabic and Turkish author
    * Khalifa bin Harub of Zanzibar (1879-1960), sultan of Zanzibar
    * Khalifa Keita, fourth mansa of the Mali Empire
    * Sirr Al-Khatim Al-Khalifa (1919-2006), Sudanese politician
    * Rashad Khalifa (1935-1990), Egyptian biochemist

House of Al-Khalifa
    * House of Khalifah
          o Isa ibn Salman Al Khalifah
          o Hamad ibn Isa Al Khalifah, King of Bahrain
          o Meriam Al-Khalifa


Meaning of Khalifa

The English term "caliph" is derived from the Arabic word "khalifa. of khalifah " Historically, a caliph was the leader of the Islamic "ummah," or global community of Muslims.

Gender:              Male
Origin:               Arabic
Meaning:            Steward, leader

Pronunciation: 

(KHAH leef ah); (khah LEEF ah)


Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Sheikh Khalifa

    * Category: Presidents of the United Arab Emirates
    * Date of birth: January 25, 1945
    * Profession: Politician
    * Royal line: Al Nahyan
    * Place of birth: Al Ain
    * Religion: Islam, Sunni Islam

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