Last edited 16 Nov 2016

Tallest buildings in the world

This list of the world’s tallest buildings includes only those with continuously occupiable floors, as opposed to non-building structures such as TV towers. Roof or spire height is taken into consideration in this ranking, but not antenna height.

(Correct as of 16 November 2016.)

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[edit] Top 50

1. Burj Khalifa, Dubai, UAE. (2010), 828m, 163 floors.

Has held the title of world’s tallest building since 2010.

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2. Shanghai Tower, Shanghai, China (2015), 632m, 121 floors

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3. Makkah Clock Royal Tower Hotel, Mecca, Saudi Arabia (2012), 601m, 120 floors

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4. One World Trade Center, New York City, USA (2014), 541.3m, 104 floors

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5. Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre, Guangzhou, China (2016), 530m, 111 floors

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6. Taipei 101, Taipei, Taiwan (2004), 508m, 101 floors

World’s tallest building 2004 – 2010.

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7. Shanghai World Financial Center, Shanghai, China (2008), 492m, 101 floors

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8. International Commerce Center, Hong Kong, China (2010), 484m, 108 floors

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9. Petronas Towers, Kuala Lumper, Malaysia (1998), 451.9m, 88 floors.

World’s tallest building 1998 – 2004.

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10. Zifeng Tower, Nanjing, China (2010), 450m, 89 floors

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11. Willis Tower, Chicago, USA (1974), 442.1m, 108 floors. World’s tallest building 1974 – 1998.

12. KK100, Shenzhen, China (2011), 441.8m, 100 floors

13. Guangzhou International Finance Center, Guangzhou, China (2010), 437.5m, 103 floors

14. 432 Park Avenue, New York (2015), 425.5m, 85 floors

15. Trump International Hotel & Tower, Chicago, USA (2009), 423.4m, 98 floors

16. Jin Mao Tower, Shanghai, China (1999), 420.5m, 93 floors

17. Princess Tower, Dubai, UAE (2012), 414, 101 floors

18. Al Hamra Tower, Kuwait City, Kuwait (2011), 412.6m, 90 floors

19. Two International Finance Centre, Hong Kong, China (2003), 412m, 90 floors

20. 23 Marina, Dubai, UAE (2012), 392.8m, 89 floors

21. CITIC Plaza, Guangzhou, China (1996), 391.1m, 80 floors

22. Shun Hing Square, Shenzhen, China (1996), 384m, 69 floors

23. Eton Place Dalian Tower 1, Dalian, China (2015), 383.1m, 81 floors

24. Burj Mohammed Bin Rashid, Abu Dhabi, UAE (2014), 381m, 88 floors

25. Empire State Building, New York City, USA (1931), 381m, 102 floors. World’s tallest building 1931 – 1970.

26. Elite Residence, Dubai, UAE (2012), 381m, 91 floors

27. Central Plaza, Hong Kong, China (1992), 374m, 78 floors

28. Bank of China Tower, Hong Kong, China (1990), 367.4m, 72 floors

29. Bank of America Tower, New York City, USA (2009),365.8m, 55 floors

30. Almas Tower, Dubai, UAE (2009), 360m, 68 floors

31. JW Marriott Marquis Dubai 1 & 2, Dubai, UAE (2012/2013), 355.4m, 77 floors

32. Emirates Office Tower, Dubai, UAE (2000), 354.6m, 56 floors

33. OKO – Residential Tower, Moscow, Russia (2015), 354.1m, 85 floors

34. The Torch, Dubai, UAE (2011), 352m, 86 floors

35. T & C Tower, Kaohsiung, Taiwan (1997), 347.5m, 85 floors

36. Aon Center, Chicago, USA (1973), 346.3, 83 floors

37. The Center, Hong Kong, China (1998), 346m, 73 floors

38. John Hancock Center, Chicago, USA (1969), 343.7m, 100 floors

39, ADNOC Headquarters, Abu Dhabi, UAE (2015), 342m, 65 floors

40. Chongqing World Financial Center, Chongqing, China (2015), 339m, 73 floors

41. The Wharf Times Square, Wuxi JS, China (2014), 339m, 68 floors

42. Mercury City Tower, Moscow, Russia (2013), 338.9m, 75 floors

43. Tianjin Modern City Office Tower, Tianjin, China (2016), 338m, 65 floors

44. Tianjin World Financial Center, Tianjin, China (2011), 336.9m, 76 floors

45. Shanghai Shimao International Plaza, Shanghai, China (2005), 333.3m, 60 floors

46. Rose Rayhaan, Dubai, UAE (2007), 333m, 72 floors

47. Minsheng Bank Building, Wuhan, China (2008), 331.3m, 68 floors

48. China World Trade Center Tower 3, Beijing, China (2010), 330m, 68 floors

49. Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower, Hanoi, Vietnam (2011), 328.6m, 72 floors

50. Longxi International Hotel, Jiangyin, China (2011), 328m, 68 floors

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