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Top 10 Tallest Buildings in the World

What are the tallest buildings in the world? How tall are they? How many floors do they have? Where are these tall buildings located? And many other questions that come to your mind once you read the title. There are many tall building that we can see around us but they may be traditional for most of because they are not very high to the extent that they attract our attention. The tallest buildings are located in different countries around the world and there are some countries which have more than one of the world’s tallest buildings. If you are really curious about these kinds of buildings, read the following top 10 tallest buildings in the world 2014 that will provide you with all the necessary information.

10 Willis Tower

It was also known as Sears Tower. It is located in Chicago, United States and was built in 1973. It is 1.450 ft (442 m) tall and consists of 108 floors.

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9 Zifeng Tower

It was built in 2010. It is 1.476 ft (450 m) tall to be ranked as the 9th tallest building in the world and the 3rd tallest building in China. It is located in Nanjing, China and consists of 89 floors.

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8 Petronas Towers 1 & 2

They are located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and were built in 1998. They consist of two towers that have the same height as they are 1.483 ft (452 m) tall and they consist of 88 floors. Although Petronas Towers are ranked as the 8th tallest towers in the world, they are the 1st tallest twin buildings in the world.

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7 International Commerce Centre

It is located in Hong Kong and was built in 2010. The building is 1.588 ft (484 m) tall and consists of 118 floors.

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6 Shanghai World Financial Center

It is the 6th tallest building in the world and the 2nd tallest building in China. It was built in 2008 and is located Shanghai, China. It is 1.614 ft (492 m) tall and it consists of 101 floors.

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5 Taipei 101

It is located in Taipei, Taiwan and it was built in 2004. This building is 1.670 ft (509 m) tall and its name is derived from the number of its floors as it consists of 101 floors.

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4 One World Trade Center

It is the 4th tallest building in the world and the 1st tallest building in the United States. It is located in New York City, United States and was built in 2013. The building is 1.776 ft (541.3 m) tall and consists of 104 floors.

3 Makkah Royal Clock Tower Hotel

It is the 3rd tallest building in the world. It was built in 2012 and is located in Mecca, Saudi Arabia. The tower is 1.971 ft (601 m) tall and consists of 120 floors.

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2 Shanghai Tower

It is the 2nd tallest building in the world and the 1st tallest building in China. The tower was built in 2014 and is located in Shanghai, China. It is 2.073 ft (632 m) tall and the number of its floors is 121.

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And now

 What is the tallest building in the world?

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Where is it?

The world’s tallest building is

Burj Khalifa

1 Burj Khalifa

It is placed at the top of the list and is ranked as the 1st tallest building in the world. It is located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates and was officially opened in January 2010. The tallest building is 2.722 ft (829.8 m) tall and it consists of 163 floors.

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One comment

  1. On every available list in the internet the Guangzhou or Canton Tower in the city of Guangzhou in China with a total height of 600m seems to be missing. Does anybody know why?

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