Last edited 23 Nov 2018

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 5 April 2017.)

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[edit] Top 50

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

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

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

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

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4. Ping An Finance Centre, Shenzhen, China (2017), 599 m, 115 floors

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5. Lotte World Tower, Seoul, South Korea (2017), 554.5 m, 123 floors

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

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

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

World’s tallest building 2004 – 2010.

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

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

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11. Lakhta Center, St. Petersburg, Russia (2018), 462 m , 86 floors.

12. Petronas Towers, Kuala Lumper, Malaysia (1998), 451.9 m, 88 floors. World’s tallest building 1998 – 2004.

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

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

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

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

17. 432 Park Avenue, New York (2015), 425.5 m, 85 floors

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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