List of the tallest skyscrapers in the world, where they are, heights and number of floors,
year of inauguration.
The tallest skyscrapers in the world
The Burj Khalifa is the tallest skyscraper in the world, is located in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, it is 828 meters high, it has 163 floors and was opened in 2010.
In the coming years, this record will be of another skyscraper under construction in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, will be called Kingdom Tower and, according to the project, it will reach the height of about one kilometer.
In Shanghai, China, is being finalized the construction of the Shanghai Tower, when it be completed
it will occupy the second place in the ranking of the tallest skyscrapers in the world, it will be about 632 meters high, 128 floors.
In third place is the Abraj Al-Bait Towers, also known as Mecca Royal Hotel Clock Tower, a building complex which is located in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, the highest tower reaches 601 meters and has 95 floors, It was inaugurated in 2011.
The fourth place is occupied by the skyscraper One World Trade Center, the New World Trade Center in New York, built on the site of the former Twin Towers destroyed in the attacks of 11 September 2001, the height of this building is 541 m with 104 plans .
In fifth place is the Taipei 101, Taipei in Taiwan, consisting of 101 floors and 509 meters high, opened in 2004. It is followed in the ranking of the tallest skyscrapers in the world, the Shanghai World Financial Center in Shanghai, China, 492 meters high with 101 floors and opened in 2008, the International Commerce Centre in Hong Kong, 484 meters high with 118 floors and opened in 2010, the Petronas Twin Towers or the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, twin towers 452 meters high with 88 plans and inaugurated in 1998, then the Nanjing Greenland Financial Center in Nanjing in China, with 89 floors is 450 meters high and was opened in 2010.