Sunday, January 17, 2010

Tallest Buildings in the World

Tallest Towers (below) are from Wikipedia list.
Tall building graphic From Burj Dubai website: (missing Shanghai WFC) http://www.burjdubai.com/the-tower/worlds-tallest-towers.aspx
Comparison picture of tall buildings from Info Please: http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0001338.html
Rank ↓ Building[A][3]↓ City ↓ Country ↓ Height ↓ Floors ↓ Built ↓
1 Burj Khalifa Dubai UAE 828 m 2,717 ft 160 2010
2 Taipei 101 Taipei Taiwan (ROC) 509 m 1,671 ft 101 2004
3 Shanghai World Financial Center Shanghai China (PRC) 492 m 1,614 ft 101 2008
4 International Commerce Centre Hong Kong Hong Kong 483 m 1,584 ft 118 2009[C]
5= Petronas Tower 1 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia 452 m 1,483 ft 88 1998
5= Petronas Tower 2 Kuala Lumpur Malaysia 452 m 1,483 ft 88 1998
7 Nanjing Greenland Financial Center Nanjing China (PRC) 450 m 1,476 ft 89 2009[D]
8 Willis Tower Chicago United States 442 m 1,451 ft 108 1973
9 Guangzhou West Tower Guangzhou China (PRC) 440 m 1,444 ft 103 2009[C]
10 Trump International Hotel and Tower Chicago United States 423 m 1,362 ft 96 2009[C]
11 Jin Mao Tower Shanghai China (PRC) 421 m 1,380 ft 88 1998
12 Two International Finance Centre Hong Kong Hong Kong 416 m 1,362 ft 88 2003
13 CITIC Plaza Guangzhou China (PRC) 391 m 1,283 ft 80 1997
14 Shun Hing Square Shenzhen China (PRC) 384 m 1,260 ft 69 1996
15 Empire State Building New York City United States 381 m 1,250 ft 102 1931
16 Central Plaza Hong Kong Hong Kong 374 m 1,227 ft 78 1992
17 Bank of China Tower Hong Kong Hong Kong 367 m 1,205 ft 72 1990
18 Bank of America Tower New York City United States 366 m 1,200 ft 54 2008
19 Almas Tower Dubai UAE 363 m 1,191 ft 68 2009
20 Emirates Office Tower Dubai UAE 355 m 1,163 ft 54 2000
 

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