20 tallest buildings of the world

The world grows faster and faster, taller and taller. It is very difficult to find enough space for the new buildings. Only the skyscrapers can resolve this problem in the big cities.

The records of height are permanently changed. Can you imagine, that the world-famous Empire State Building, which was the tallest building for the 40 years (from 1931 until 1970), now is only the 25th-tallest in the world?

Check this list of these spectacular skyscrapers. The place of location and height are also indicated.

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1 Burj Khalifa, Dubai, UAE, height 828 m (2,717 ft)
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2 Shanghai Tower, Shanghai, China, height 632 m (2,073 ft)
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3 Abraj Al-Bait Clock Tower, Mecca, Saudi Arabia, height 601 m (1,971 ft)
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4 One World Trade Center, New York City, United States, height 541.3 m (1,776 ft)
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5 CTF Finance Centre, Guangzhou, China, height 530 m (1,740 ft)
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6 Taipei 101, Taipei, Taiwan, height 509 m (1,670 ft)
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7 Shanghai World Financial Center, Shanghai, China, height 492 m (1,614 ft)
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8 International Commerce Centre, Hong Kong, Hong Kong, height 484 m (1,588 ft)
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9 and 10 Petronas Towers, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, height 452 m (1,483 ft)
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11 Zifeng Tower, Nanjing, China, height 450 m (1,476 ft)
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12 Willis Tower, Chicago, United States, height 442 m (1,450 ft)
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13 KK100, Shenzhen, China, height 442 m (1,449 ft)
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14 Guangzhou International Finance Center, Guangzhou, China, height 440 m (1,440 ft)
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15 432 Park Avenue, New York City, United States, height 426 m (1,397 ft)
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16 Trump International Hotel and Tower, Chicago, United States, height 423 m (1,389 ft)
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17 Jin Mao Tower, Shanghai, China, height 421 m (1,380 ft)
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18 Princess Tower, Dubai, UAE, height 414 m (1,358 ft)
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19 Al Hamra Tower, Kuwait City, Kuwait, height 413 m (1,354 ft)
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20 2 International Finance Centre, Hong Kong, Hong Kong, height 412 m (1,352 ft)

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