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This list of cities with most skyscrapers ranks cities around the world by their number of skyscrapers. This list refers to skyscrapers at least 150 metres (490 ft) tall or higher, complementing the list of cities with the most high-rise buildings.

List of all cities by number of completed skyscrapers

This is a list of cities by number of skyscrapers that are 150 metres (490 ft) or greater in height.[1]

Rank City Country Image No. of skyscrapers
1 Hong Kong  China Hong Kong Skyline viewed from Victoria Peak.jpg 317[2]
2 New York City  United States Lower Manhattan from Jersey City November 2014 panorama 3.jpg 257[3]
3 Shenzhen  China Shenzhen Skyline from Nanshan.jpg 212[4]
4 Dubai  United Arab Emirates Dubai skyline 2010.jpg 177[5]
5 Wuhan  China WuhanSkyline.jpg 182[6]
6 Shanghai  China Shanghai - Pudong - Lujiazui.jpg 153[6]
7 Tokyo  Japan Skyscrapers Shinjuku 2007 rev.jpg 145[7][8]
8 Guangzhou  China Guangzhou dusk panorama.jpg 134[9]
9 Chicago  United States Chicago sunrise 1.jpg 121[10]
10 Bangkok  Thailand Ratchadamri at night (9322828200).jpg 119
11 Chongqing  China SkylineOfChongqing.jpg 112[11]
12 Metro Manila  Philippines Economyphilippines.jpg 104
13 Seoul  South Korea Downtown Seoul.jpg 83[12]
14= Singapore  Singapore Singapore Marina-Bay-Panorama-02.jpg 82
14= Chengdu  China Jiuyanqiao.jpg 82[6]
16= Jakarta  Indonesia Jakarta Skyline Part 2.jpg 74
16= Shenyang  China Shenyang Qingnian Street.JPG 74[13]
18 Nanjing  China Nanjing Skyline 2012.jpg 56[6]
19 Toronto  Canada Toronto Skyline (3594919082).jpg 55
20 Busan  South Korea Busan harbour.jpg 54
21 Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia Moonrise over kuala lumpur.jpg 53
22 Panama City  Panama Panama city.png 52
23 Tianjin  China Tianjin Skyline 2009 Sep 11 by Nangua 2.jpg 49
24 Miami  United States Downtown Miami Panorama from the Rusty Pelican photo D Ramey Logan.jpg 42
25= Osaka  Japan Central Osaka.jpg 41
25= Istanbul  Turkey Modern Istanbul skyline.jpg 41
27= Melbourne  Australia Melbourne skyline - cropped and contrast.jpg 40[14]
27= Moscow  Russia Moscow Business Center 5073-84.jpg 40
29= Abu Dhabi  United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi Corniche Beach.jpg 37
29= Houston  United States Panoramic Houston skyline.jpg 37
29= Mumbai  India Mumbai Skyline at Night.jpg 37
32 Dalian  China DalianSkyline.JPG 36
33 Doha  Qatar Doha Qatar skyline at night Sept 2012.jpg 35
34 Sydney  Australia Sydney skyline and harbour.jpg 34
35 Incheon  South Korea Siheung October 2014 06.JPG 32
36 Beijing  China CBD view from Tongzhou 3.jpg 30
37 Hangzhou  China Qianjiang guoji shidai plaza 09.jpg 28
38 Nanchang  China Nanchang Bayi Guangchang 20120723-20.jpg 27
39 Xiamen  China 仙岳山上看滨北 - panoramio.jpg 25
40= Los Angeles  United States Los Angeles Skyline at Night.jpg 24
40= Changsha  China 长沙市解放西路酒吧一条街.jpg 24
42 San Francisco  United States San Francisco skyline of April 2017 seen from Treasure Island.jpg 22
43= Qingdao  China Qingdao picture.jpg 21
43= London  United Kingdom London from a hot air balloon.jpg 21
43= Boston  United States Panoramic Boston.jpg 21
46= Dallas  United States Dallas view.jpg 20
46= George Town  Malaysia
2018 New Year Fireworks in George Town, Penang.jpg
20
46= Jinan  China Jinanfromqianfoshan.jpg 20
46= Nanning  China Nanning skyline 2008.JPG 20
50= Seattle  United States Space Needle002.jpg 19
50= Mexico City  Mexico Ciudad.de.Mexico.City.Distrito.Federal.DF.Paseo.Reforma.Skyline.jpg 19
52= Macau  China Vistas de Macao, 2013-08-08, DD 02.jpg 18
52= Atlanta  United States Atlanta Skyline from Buckhead.jpg 18
54= Suzhou  China Gate of the Orient 东方之门 dong fang zhi men Suzhou photo Christian Gänshirt 2015.JPG 17
54= Wuxi  China Wuxi.jpg 17
54= Las Vegas  United States Las Vegas 89.jpg 17
54= Riyadh  Saudi Arabia Riyadh North Skyline .jpg 17
54= Tel Aviv  Israel 080718 Tel Aviv (01).jpg 17[15]
59= Calgary  Canada Calgary Skyline 2015 2.png 16
59= Fuzhou  China Wusi Hualin Road Intersection CBD.jpg 16
59= Hefei  China Hefeiskyline.jpg 16
59= Pyongyang  North Korea Laika ac Pyongyang (7975203722).jpg 16
63= Taipei  Taiwan 臺北市 Taipei City Skyline - panoramio.jpg 15
63= Ningbo  China Downtown Ningbo with Tianyi Square.jpg 15
65= Frankfurt am Main  Germany Frankfurt Skyline (16259801511).jpg 14
65= Goyang  South Korea Hipark city Familie.jpg 14
65= Ho Chi Minh City  Vietnam
Río Saigón, Ciudad Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, 2013-08-14, DD 29.JPG
14
68= Brisbane  Australia Brisbane May 2013.jpg 13
68= Kuwait City  Kuwait Kuwait City cropped.jpg 13
68= Manama  Bahrain Manama, Bahrain Decembre 2014.jpg 13
71= Kolkata  India Urbana Residential Complex in kolkata.jpg 12
71= Paris-Courbevoie  France Paris La Défense - panoramio (16).jpg 12
71= Philadelphia  United States GardenStreetBridgeSchuylkillRiverSkylinePhiladelphiaPennsylvania.jpg 12
74 São Paulo  Brazil Octávio Frias de Oliveira Bridge jpg.jpg 11
75= Buenos Aires  Argentina Buenos Aires con las puertas abiertas.jpg 10
75= Daejeon  South Korea Daejeon Government Complex.jpg 10
75= Jersey City  United States 2013 Jersey City skyline 2.jpg 10
75= Minneapolis  United States 2008-0712-MPLS-panorama.JPG 10[16]
75= Montreal  Canada Montreal skyline September 2013.jpg 10
75= Nagoya  Japan 180324 Nagoya Castle & Skyscrapers in Meieki.jpg 10
75= Pittsburgh  United States Pittsburgh skyline panorama daytime.jpg 10
75= Taichung  Taiwan Taichung skyline on a clear day.JPG 10
75= Warsaw  Poland WarszawaCentrum.jpg 10
75= Zhengzhou  China CBDyiZZ.jpg 10

Cities with at least 50 skyscrapers above 150m (under construction inclusive)

Included in this chart are cities with skyscrapers of known heights that are completed or under construction.

Rank City ≥800m ≥700m ≥600m ≥500m ≥450m ≥400m ≥350m ≥300m ≥250m ≥200m ≥150m
1 China Hong Kong[17] 1 2 4 6 16 65 330
2 United States New York City[18] 1 2 5 8 18 35 100 302
3 United Arab Emirates Dubai[19] 1 1 1 1 1 3 15 37 69 114 232
4 China Shenzhen[20] 1 1 2 7 21 43 114 183
5 China Shanghai[21] 1 1 2 3 4 8 26 64 169
6 Japan Tokyo[22] 1 27 151
7 China Chongqing[23] 1 3 6 22 55 139
8 United States Chicago[24] 2 3 7 15 33 127
9 China Guangzhou[25] 1 1 2 4 12 22 42 126
10 Indonesia Jakarta[26] 1 4 15 49 94
11 Thailand Bangkok[27] 1 1 1 1 1 4 8 24 92
12 China Chengdu[28] 1 1 1 3 4 26 89
13 Canada Toronto[29] 1 7 27 87
14 Singapore Singapore[30] 8 34 86
15 South Korea Seoul[31] 1 1 1 1 2 6 20 85
16 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur[32] 1 1 3 4 5 10 21 46 82
17 India Mumbai[33] 1 3 16 38 76
18 China Wuhan[34] 1 1 1 3 3 7 14 38 68
19 South Korea Busan[35] 1 1 4 11 18 65
20 China Nanjing[36] 1 1 2 8 13 34 64
21 Australia Melbourne[37] 1 8 23 62
=22 United States Miami[38] 3 10 61
=22 China Nanning[39] 1 1 2 3 7 9 29 61
24 China Tianjin[40] 1 1 1 1 3 10 30 57
25 Panama Panama City[41] 4 23 52
26 Russia Moscow[42] 2 6 15 8 22 50

Cities with at least 1 skyscraper above 300m (i.e. about 75–80 floors) (under construction and on-hold inclusive)

City ≥700m ≥600m ≥500m ≥450m ≥400m ≥350m ≥300m
United Arab Emirates Dubai[43] 1 1 1 1 4 10 22
China Shenzhen[20] 1 1 2 7 14
United States New York City[18] 1 2 4 7 12
China Guangzhou[25] 2 1 2 4 10
Malaysia Kuala Lumpur - 1 1 3 5 6 9
China Tianjin[40] 1 2 3 3 8
China Shanghai[21] 1 1 3 4 4 6
China Hong Kong[44] 1 1 2 4 6
China Chongqing[23] 1 1 2 6
United States Chicago[24] 1 1 2 2 6
Saudi Arabia Mecca - 1 1 1 1 1 1
Saudi Arabia Jeddah 1 1 1 1 2 3 4
Saudi Arabia Riyadh - - - 7 - 2 4
Kuwait Kuwait City - - - - 1 2 5
Indonesia Jakarta[45] - - - - - 1 4
Russia Moscow - - - - - 2 6
United States San Francisco - - - - - - 1
United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi - - - - - 1 6
Australia Gold Coast - - - - - - 1
South Korea Incheon - - - - - - 1
Thailand Bangkok - - - - 1 1 4
Qatar Doha - - 2 4 4 4 5
Chile Santiago - - - - - - 1
South Korea Seoul - - 1 1 1 1 2
South Korea Busan - - 1 1 1 1 2
Kazakhstan Astana - - - - - 1 1
United States Houston[46] - - - - - - 2
United States Los Angeles - - - - - - 2
United Kingdom London - - - - - - 1
Mexico Mexico City - - - - - - 1
Mexico Monterrey - - - - - - 2
Japan Osaka - - - - - - 1
Sri Lanka Colombo - - - - 1 1 2
United States Philadelphia - - - - - - 1
United States Atlanta - - - - - - 1
Australia Melbourne - - - - - - 1
India Mumbai - - - - 1 2 5
Bangladesh Dhaka - - - - 2 2 2
North Korea Pyongyang - - - - - - 1
Canada Toronto - - - - - - 1

List of cities with the most buildings taller than 100m

This is a ranking of the cities with at least 10 buildings above 100m.[47]

Rank City Country Buildings
1 Hong Kong  China 3,212[48][49]
2 Shanghai  China 1,475
3 Shenzhen  China 963
4 Seoul  South Korea 794
5 New York City  United States 780[50]
6 Sao Paulo  Brazil 770
7 Mumbai  India 768
8 Guangzhou  China 760
8 Tokyo  Japan 683
9 Dubai  United Arab Emirates 671
10 Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia 671
11 Bangkok  Thailand 664
12 Busan  South Korea 544
13 Singapore  Singapore 508
14 Manila  Philippines 454
15 Istanbul  Turkey 452
16 Jakarta  Indonesia 447[51]
17 Chicago  United States 341
18 Beijing  China 340
20 Toronto  Canada 296
21 Wuhan  China 268
22 Osaka  Japan 234
23 Tianjin  China 214
24 Hanoi  Vietnam 294
25 Goiania  Brazil 200
26 Moscow  Russia 205
26 Panama City  Panama 189
27 Macau  China 173
28 Taipei  Taiwan 171
29 Chongqing  China 1667[52][53]
30 Xiamen  China 168
31 Shenyang  China 160
32 George Town  Malaysia 150
33 Dalian  China 147
34 Hangzhou  China 146
35 Mexico City  Mexico 142
36 Miami  United States 137
37 Chengdu  China 133
38 Ho Chi Minh City  Vietnam 126
39 Sydney  Australia 123
40 Nanjing  China 113
41 Melbourne  Australia 111
42 Qingdao  China 108
43 Recife  Brazil 94
43 Buenos Aires  Argentina 92
44 Doha  Qatar 91
44 Abu Dhabi  United Arab Emirates 91
45 San Francisco  United States 89
46 Houston  United States 86
47 Balneario Camboriu  Brazil 83
48 Honolulu  United States 76
49 London  United Kingdom 74
49 Curitiba  Brazil 74
51 Atlanta  United States 73
50 Rio de Janeiro  Brazil 73
52 Paris  France 72
52 New Delhi  India 72
52 Salvador  Brazil 72
53 Los Angeles  United States 70
54 Ankara  Turkey 68
55 Calgary  Canada 63
56 Pattaya  Thailand 61
57 Las Vegas  United States 59
57 Philadelphia  United States 59
57 Tel Aviv  Israel 59
58 Kaohsiung  Taiwan 57
59 Boston  United States 56
60 Brisbane  Australia 55
61 Johor Bahru  Malaysia 54
62 Dallas  United States 53
63 Montreal  Canada 50
63 Surabaya  Indonesia 50
64 Caracas  Venezuela 46
65 Nagoya  Japan 40
65 Seattle  United States 40
66 Belem  Brazil 38
67 Denver  United States 34
68 Sao Bernardo do Campo  Brazil 32
69 Kiev  Ukraine 31
68 Beirut  Lebanon 30
68 Frankfurt  Germany 30
69 San Diego  United States 29
70 Colombo  Sri Lanka 28
70 Minneapolis  United States 28
71 Detroit  United States 27
72 Warsaw  Poland 26
72 Vancouver  Canada 26
72 Benidorm  Spain 26
72 Joao Pessoa  Brazil 26
72 Santos  Brazil 26
73 Pittsburgh  United States 25
74 Kolkata  India 24
75 Acapulco  Mexico 22
75 Cairo  Egypt 22
75 Natal  Brazil 22
75 Edmonton  Canada 22
75 New Orleans  United States 22
76 Rotterdam  Netherlands 21
76 Baltimore  United States 21
77 Bogota  Colombia 20
77 Chennai  India 20
78 Milan  Italy 19
78 Monterrey  Mexico 19
79 Bangalore  India 18
79 Sapporo  Japan 18
79 Hyderabad  India 18
79 Durban  South Africa 18
80 Cleveland  United States 17
97 Perth  Australia 17
98 Phoenix  United States 17
99 Belgrade  Serbia 16
100 Charlotte  United States 16
101 Santiago  Chile 15
102 Karachi  Pakistan 15
103 Barcelona  Spain 15
104 Tangerang  Indonesia 15
105 Zapopan  Mexico 14
106 Nashville  United States 14
107 Auckland  New Zealand 14
108 Austin  United States 14
109 Johannesburg  South Africa 13
110 Belo Horizonte  Brazil 13
110 Brasilia  Brazil 13
110 Izmir  Turkey 13
111 Madrid  Spain 13
112 Sendai  Japan 12
113 Brussels  Belgium 11
114 Hiroshima  Japan 11
115 Santo Domingo  Dominican Republic 11
116 St Louis  United States 10
116 Vienna  Austria 10
116 Phnom Penh  Cambodia 10
116 Berlin  Germany 10
116 Naples  Italy 10
116 Trivandrum  India 10
116 Yekaterinburg  Russia 10

See also

Notes

^A Metro Manila - The actual administrative area governed by the City of Manila is only 42.88 square kilometers. The 16 cities and 1 municipality that constitute Metro Manila, formally known as the National Capital Region, were all historically governed as part of the City of Manila, and, as a whole, encompasses an area of 613.14 square kilometers, which is comparable to the areas covered by other cities on the list, such as Seoul, Singapore, and Mumbai. It's number of completed skyscrapers combined are 94 making it the worlds number 10 in number of completed skyscrapers.

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