List of cities with the most high-rise buildings

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2. Moscow
8. Seoul
9. Tokyo
12.Tehran
13. Toronto
16. London
17.Mumbai
19. Kiev
20.Dhaka


This is a list of cities with the most high-rise buildings.A A high-rise is defined as a structure at least 35 metres (115 ft) or 12 stories tall.[2] Cities with 100 or more high-rise buildings are listed here.

List of cities[edit]

Rank City Country Number of highrises Population
1 Shanghai  China >14,479[3] 18,885,000[4]
2 Moscow  Russia 11,676[5] 11,912,000[5]
3 Hong Kong  Hong Kong 7,827[5] 7,061,200[6]
4 São Paulo  Brazil 6,332[5] 11,316,149[7]
5 New York City  United States 6,154[5] 8,336,697[8]
6 Singapore  Singapore 4,622[5] 5,312,400[1]
7 Caracas  Venezuela 3,864[9] 5,962,259
8 Seoul  South Korea 3,050[5] 10,581,728[10]
9 Tokyo(23 wards)C  Japan 2,779[5] 8,949,447[11]C
10 Rio de Janeiro  Brazil 2,668[5] 6,161,047[12]
11 St. Petersburg  Russia 2,579[5] 4,879,566[5]
12 Istanbul  Turkey 2,371[5] 10,121,565[5]
13 Mumbai  India 2,193[5] 20,748,395[13]
14 Toronto  Canada 2,065[5] 2,615,060[14]
15 Kiev  Ukraine 1,921 2,819,566
16 Buenos Aires  Argentina 1,725[5] 2,891,082[15]
17 Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia 1669[5] 1,627,172[16]
18 LondonD  United Kingdom 1,629[5] 8,600,000[17]D
19 Bangkok  Thailand 1587[5] 6,653,987[18]
20 Osaka  Japan 1,491[5] 2,871,680[19]
21 Mexico City  Mexico 1,393[20] 8,864,370[20]
22 Ulsan  South Korea 1363[5] 1,145,096
23 Delhi  India 1,347 21,753,486
24 Chicago  United States 1,172[5] 2,714,856[5]
25 Madrid  Spain 1,139[5] 3,265,038[5]
26 ManilaE  Philippines 1,127 11,855,975E
27 Recife  Brazil 1,214[5] 1,555,039[21]
28 Santiago  Chile 1,195[5] 5,428,590[22]
29 Minsk  Belarus 1,122[5] 1,901,700[5]
30 Yekaterinburg  Russia 1069 1,323,000
31 Chongqing  China 1046[5] 6,300,000[23]
32 Shenzhen  China 1038 1,245,000
33 Dubai  United Arab Emirates 988[5] 2,104,895[24]
34 Beijing  China 976[5] 7,746,519[25]
35 Campinas  Brazil 967[5] 1,039,297[26]
36 Guangzhou  China 902[5] 6,560,500[27]
37 Curitiba  Brazil 894[5] 1,797,408[28]
38 Sydney  Australia 872[5] 4,627,345[29]
39 Krasnodar  Russia 789 744,995
40 Porto Alegre  Brazil 750 1,420,667
41 Sofia  Bulgaria 706 1,404,458
42 Paris  France 698[5] 2,234,105[30]
43 Vancouver  Canada 676[5] 603,502[31]
44 Ufa  Russia 602 1,062,319
45 Melbourne  Australia 592[5] 4,169,103[32]
46 Novosibirsk  Russia 586 1,425,508
47 Macau  China 583[5] 546,200[33]
48 Wuhan  China 570[5] 6,434,373[34]
49 Samara  Russia 554 1,164,685
50 Kharkiv  Ukraine 543 1,461,000
51 Belo Horizonte  Brazil 534 2,594,968
52 Tyumen  Russia 531 581,907
53 Los Angeles  United States 518[5] 3,857,799[35]
54 Kolkata  India 512 9,811,265
55 Montreal  Canada 498[5] 1,717,767[36]
56 Voronezh  Russia 487 889,680
57 Perm  Russia 482 991,162
58 Jakarta  Indonesia 471 9,898,978
59 Barcelona  Spain 462 1,615,908
60 Honolulu  United States 451[5] 345,610[37]
61 Ankara  Turkey 443[5] 4,338,620[38]
62 San Francisco  United States 432[5] 825,863[39]
63 Rostov-on-Don  Russia 422 1,089,261
64 Kazan  Russia 416 1,143,535
65 Lima  Perú 400 8,700,000
66 Benidorm  Spain 391 67,627
67 Houston  United States 383[5] 2,160,821[40]
68 Busan  South Korea 379[5] 3,614,950[41]
69 Ottawa  Canada 369 883,391
70 Rotterdam  Netherlands 349 616,248
71 Bogotá  Colombia 346 6,776,009
72 Philadelphia  United States 330 1,449,634
73 Washington  United States 330 588,292
74 Berlin  Germany 326 3,429,300
75 Hyderabad  india 310 3,429,471
76 Bangalore  India 306 4,292,223
77 Bilbao  Spain 302 354,145
78 Santo Domingo  Dominican Republic 300 2,552,398
79 Málaga  Spain 298 576,725
80 Miami  United States 305[5] 424,662[42]
81 Tianjin  China 304[5] 6,825,105[43]
82 Frankfurt  Germany 298[5] 691,518[44]
83 Valencia  Spain 292 810,064
84 Brisbane  Australia 258[5] 2,146,577[45]
85 City of Gold Coast  Australia 290[5] 527,828[46]
86 Calgary  Canada 276[5] 1,096,833[47]
87 Mississauga  Canada 253[5] 713,443[48]
88 San Juan  Puerto Rico 252 434,374
89 Dallas  United States 246 1,266,372
90 Edmonton  Canada 244 812,201
91 Boston  United States 237 608,352
92 Atlanta  United States 234[5] 420,003[49]
93 Arlington  United States 232 204,568
94 Valencia  Venezuela 229 2,222,549
95 Yokohama  Japan 219[5] 3,697,894[50]
96 Seattle  United States 222 594,210
97 Dhaka  Bangladesh 192 15,000,000
98 Brussels  Belgium 208 1,134,638
99 Auckland  New Zealand 205 1,377,200
100 Denver  United States 204 588,349
101 Milan  Italy 196 4,216,268
102 Glasgow  United Kingdom 192 662 954
103 Minneapolis  United States 192 377,392
104 Taipei  Taiwan 182[5] 2,618,772[51]
105 Detroit  United States 170 916,952
106 Birmingham  United Kingdom 166 965 928
107 Burnaby  Canada 164 223,218
108 Baltimore  United States 159 640,150
109 Zagreb  Croatia 158 792,875
110 Pittsburgh  United States 151 311,218
111 Miami Beach  United States 150 87,925
112 St. Louis  United States 150 355,663
113 San Diego  United States 149 1,266,731
114 Suzhou  China 149[5] 1,500,000[52]
115 Perth  Australia 145 1,602,559
116 Manchester  United Kingdom 138 2,030,519
118 Fort Lauderdale  United States 136 183,606
119 Adelaide  Australia 136 1,172,105
120 Las Vegas  United States 135 558,880
121 Winnipeg  Canada 132 619,544
122 Portland  United States 129 550,396
123 Cincinnati  United States 120 752,490
124 Austin  United States 119 743,074
125 Leeds  United Kingdom 118 715,000
126 Plovdiv  Bulgaria 117 341,000
127 London  Canada 116 470,000
128 Wellington  New Zealand 116 393,400
129 Milwaukee  United States 114 604,477
130 Nashville  United States 114 590,807
131 Kansas City  United States 112 475,830
132 Cleveland  United States 111 438,042
133 New Orleans  United States 107 288,113
134 North Sydney  Australia 107 61,802
135 Newark  United States 100 278,980
136 Parramatta  Australia 71[53] 178,226
137 Chatswood, City of Willoughby  Australia 60[54] 67,356
138 Pueblo  United States 48 108,249
139 Rockdale  Australia 34[55] 97,340

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  • ^A Emporis categorizes high-rises as buildings between 35 to 100 meters tall, or at least 12 floors high, whether or not its height is known. Buildings of unknown heights and 12 to 40 floors high are also categorized as high-rises.[2] High-rises are categorized by Emporis apart of skyscrapers, which are considered by Emporis to be buildings at least 100 meters tall.[56] Numbers provided in this list include both high-rises and skyscrapers (as per Emporis' definitions of).
  • ^B Within municipality boundaries and not metropolitan area unless otherwise indicated.
  • ^C 23 wards.
  • ^D Greater London.
  • ^E Metro Manila.[57][58][59][60][61][62][63][64][65][66][67][68][69][70][71][72][73]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Emporis GmbH. "Singapore". 
  2. ^ a b "High-rise definition as per Emporis". Emporis. 
  3. ^ Shanghai Urban Construction and Communications Commission. "Housing Situation Last Three Years 2013". 
  4. ^ Emporis GmbH. "Emporis Skyline ranking". 
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab ac ad ae af ag ah ai aj ak al am an ao ap aq ar as at au av aw ax ay az ba bb bc bd be bf bg "Skyline Ranking". Emporis. 
  6. ^ "Hong Kong". Emporis. 
  7. ^ "Sao Paulo". Emporis. 
  8. ^ "NYC". Emporis. 
  9. ^ "Caracas". 
  10. ^ "Seoul". Emporis. 
  11. ^ "Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications". Retrieved 8 August 2011. 
  12. ^ "Rio de Janeiro". Emporis. 
  13. ^ "Mumbai". Emporis. 
  14. ^ "Toronto". Emporis. 
  15. ^ "Buenos Aires". Emporis. 
  16. ^ "Kuala Lumpur". Emporis. 
  17. ^ "London". Emporis. 
  18. ^ "Bangkok". Emporis. 
  19. ^ "Osaka". Emporis. 
  20. ^ a b "Mexico City". Emporis. 
  21. ^ "Recife". Emporis. 
  22. ^ "Santiago, Chile". Emporis. 
  23. ^ "Chongqing". Emporis. 
  24. ^ "Dubai". Emporis. 
  25. ^ "Beijing". Emporis. 
  26. ^ "Campinas". Emporis. 
  27. ^ "Guangzhou". Emporis. 
  28. ^ "Curitiba". Emporis. 
  29. ^ "Sydney". Emporis. 
  30. ^ "Paris". Emporis. 
  31. ^ "Vancouver". Emporis. 
  32. ^ "Melbourne". Emporis. 
  33. ^ "Macau". Emporis. 
  34. ^ "Wuhan". Emporis. 
  35. ^ "Los Angeles". Emporis. 
  36. ^ "Montreal". Emporis. 
  37. ^ "Honolulu". Emporis. 
  38. ^ "Ankara". Emporis. 
  39. ^ "San Francisco". Emporis. 
  40. ^ "Houston". Emporis. 
  41. ^ "Busan". Emporis. 
  42. ^ "Miami". Emporis. 
  43. ^ "Tianjin". Emporis. 
  44. ^ "Frankfurt". Emporis. 
  45. ^ "Brisbane". Emporis. 
  46. ^ "Gold Coast City". Emporis. 
  47. ^ "Calgary". Emporis. 
  48. ^ "Mississauga". Emporis. 
  49. ^ "Atlanta". Emporis. 
  50. ^ "Yokohama". Emporis. 
  51. ^ "Taipei". Emporis. 
  52. ^ "Suzhou". Emporis. 
  53. ^ "Parramatta". Emporis. 
  54. ^ "Willoughby". Emporis. 
  55. ^ "Rockdale". Emporis. 
  56. ^ "Skyscraper definition as per Emporis". Emporis. 
  57. ^ "Caloocan". Emporis. Retrieved 22 July 2015. 
  58. ^ "Las Piñas". Emporis. Retrieved 22 July 2015. 
  59. ^ "Makati". Emporis. Retrieved 22 July 2015. 
  60. ^ "Malabon". Emporis. Retrieved 22 July 2015. 
  61. ^ "Mandaluyong". Emporis. Retrieved 22 July 2015. 
  62. ^ "Manila". Emporis. Retrieved 22 July 2015. 
  63. ^ "Marikina". Emporis. Retrieved 22 July 2015. 
  64. ^ "Muntinlupa". Emporis. Retrieved 22 July 2015. 
  65. ^ "Navotas". Emporis. Retrieved 22 July 2015. 
  66. ^ "Parañaque". Emporis. Retrieved 22 July 2015. 
  67. ^ "Pasay". Emporis. Retrieved 22 July 2015. 
  68. ^ "Pasig". Emporis. Retrieved 22 July 2015. 
  69. ^ "Pateros". Emporis. Retrieved 22 July 2015. 
  70. ^ "Quezon City". Emporis. Retrieved 22 July 2015. 
  71. ^ "San Juan". Emporis. Retrieved 22 July 2015. 
  72. ^ "Taguig". Emporis. Retrieved 22 July 2015. 
  73. ^ "Valenzuela". Emporis. Retrieved 22 July 2015. 

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