Thousand skyscrapers over 200 meters tall

DATA VAN DE DAG - The world now has over a thousand skyscrapers taller than 200 meters. China is leading in numbers, but the tallest is still in Dubai.

dinsdag 2 februari 2016 | DVDD, english, Steden

The tallest building is still the Burj Khalifa in Dubai with 828 meters

From the Skyscrapercenter.com site we retrieved a list of 1.034 buildings over 200 meters tall already completed.

In China there are now 297 skyscrapers. The United States has 124 and next are the United Arab Emirates with 43.

The tallest building is still the Burj Khalifa in Dubai with 828 meters. The oldest skyscraper over 200 meters is the Metropolitan Life Tower in New York, build in 1909.

No skyscrapers have been build between 1940 and 1950. And currently there's no skyscraper in the 700 meters range.

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The only 2 towers over 200 meters already gone are of course the Twin Towers of New York. They are left out of this overview. They were build in the 70's.

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