TOP 10: Tallest Buildings in the World 2017

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TOP 10: Tallest Buildings in the World 2017

What building is the world’s tallest? Where is it located? The heights are measured from the ground to the architectural top of the buildings, listed in both metres and are accurate as of 2017. Currently Burj Khalifa in Dubai, UAE at 828 m is currently the world’s tallest building. In 2020, however it will be overtaken by the Jeddah Tower, currently under construction in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, with an estimated completed height of 1,008 m.

# NAME COUNTRY/CITY HEIGHT(M)
1 Burj Khalifa UAE-Dubai 828 m
2 Shanghai Tower China-Shanghai 632 m
3 Makkah Royal Clock TowerSaudi Arabia-Mecca 601 m
4 Ping An Finance Center China-Shenzhen 599 m
5 Lotte World Tower South Korea-Seoul 554.5 m
6 One World Trade Center US-New York 541.3 m
7 Guangzhou CTF Finance Center China-Guangzhou 530 m
8 Taipei 101 Taiwan-Taipei 508 m
9 Shanghai World Financial Center China-Shanghai 492 m
10 International Commerce Center China-Hong Kong 484 m

 

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