List of cities with the most high-rise buildings

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1. Moscow
6. Tokyo
8. Seoul
11.Tehran
12. Toronto
14. London
15.Mumbai
18. Kiev

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 Moscow  Russia 11,676[3] 11,912,000[3]
2 Hong Kong  China 7,827[3] 7,061,200[4]
3 São Paulo  Brazil 6,332[3] 11,316,149[5]
4 New York City  United States 6,154[3] 8,336,697[6]
5 Singapore  Singapore 4,909[3] 5,312,400[1]
6 Seoul  South Korea 4,148[3] 10,581,728[7]
7 Caracas  Venezuela 3,864[8] 5,962,259
8 Istanbul  Turkey 3,198[3] 10,121,565[3]
9 Tokyo (23 wards)C  Japan 2,793[3] 8,949,447[9]C
10 Rio de Janeiro  Brazil 2,668[3] 6,161,047[10]
11 St. Petersburg  Russia 2,579[3] 4,879,566[3]
12 Mumbai  India 2,480[3] 20,748,395[11]
13 Incheon  South Korea 2,115[3] 2,710,579
14 Toronto  Canada 2,102[3] 2,615,060[12]
15 Busan  South Korea 2,006[3] 3,614,950
16 Kiev  Ukraine 1,921 2,819,566
17 Buenos Aires  Argentina 1,725[3] 2,891,082[13]
18 Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia 1,669[3] 1,627,172[14]
19 Chongqing  China 1,666[3] 6,300,000[15]
20 LondonD  United Kingdom 1,629[3] 8,600,000[16]D
21 Bangkok  Thailand 1,587[3] 6,653,987[17]
22 Shanghai  China >1,500[3] 18,885,000[18]
23 Osaka  Japan 1,491[3] 2,871,680[19]
24 Ulsan  South Korea 1,472[3] 1,145,096
25 Mexico City  Mexico 1,393[20] 8,864,370[20]
26 Delhi  India 1,347 21,753,486
27 Chicago  United States 1,172[3] 2,714,856[3]
28 Madrid  Spain 1,139[3] 3,265,038[3]
29 ManilaE  Philippines 1,127 11,855,975E
30 Recife  Brazil 1,214[3] 1,555,039[21]
31 Santiago  Chile 1,195[3] 5,428,590[22]
32 Minsk  Belarus 1,122[3] 1,901,700[3]
32 Yekaterinburg  Russia 1,069 1,323,000
32 Shenzhen  China 1,044 1,245,000
33 Dubai  United Arab Emirates 988[3] 2,104,895[23]
34 Beijing  China 976[3] 7,746,519[24]
35 Campinas  Brazil 967[3] 1,039,297[25]
36 Guangzhou  China 902[3] 6,560,500[26]
37 Curitiba  Brazil 894[3] 1,797,408[27]
38 Sydney  Australia 872[3] 4,627,345[28]
39 Krasnodar  Russia 800 744,995
40 Porto Alegre  Brazil 750 1,420,667
41 Sofia  Bulgaria 706 1,404,458
42 Paris  France 698[3] 2,234,105[29]
43 Vancouver  Canada 676[3] 603,502[30]
44 Ufa  Russia 602 1,062,319
45 Melbourne  Australia 592[3] 4,169,103[31]
46 Novosibirsk  Russia 586 1,425,508
47 Macau  China 583[3] 546,200[32]
48 Wuhan  China 570[3] 6,434,373[33]
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[3] 3,857,799[34]
54 Kolkata  India 512 9,811,265
55 Montreal  Canada 498[3] 1,717,767[35]
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[3] 345,610[36]
61 Ankara  Turkey 443[3] 4,338,620[37]
62 San Francisco  United States 432[3] 825,863[38]
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[3] 2,160,821[39]
68 Busan  South Korea 379[3] 3,614,950[40]
69 Ottawa  Canada 369 883,391
70 Rotterdam  Netherlands 359 616,248
71 Amsterdam  Netherlands 347 834,119
72 Bogotá  Colombia 346 6,776,009
73 Philadelphia  United States 330 1,449,634
74 Washington  United States 330 588,292
75 Berlin  Germany 326 3,429,300
76 Hyderabad  india 310 3,429,471
77 Bangalore  India 306 4,292,223
78 Bilbao  Spain 302 354,145
79 Santo Domingo  Dominican Republic 300 2,552,398
80 Málaga  Spain 298 576,725
81 Miami  United States 305[3] 424,662[41]
82 Tianjin  China 304[3] 6,825,105[42]
83 Frankfurt  Germany 298[3] 691,518[43]
84 Valencia  Spain 292 810,064
85 Brisbane  Australia 258[3] 2,146,577[44]
86 City of Gold Coast  Australia 290[3] 527,828[45]
87 Calgary  Canada 276[3] 1,096,833[46]
88 Mississauga  Canada 253[3] 713,443[47]
89 San Juan  United States 252 434,374
90 Dallas  United States 246 1,266,372
91 Edmonton  Canada 244 812,201
92 Boston  United States 237 608,352
93 Atlanta  United States 234[3] 420,003[48]
94 Arlington  United States 232 204,568
95 Valencia  Venezuela 229 2,222,549
96 Yokohama  Japan 219[3] 3,697,894[49]
97 Seattle  United States 222 594,210
98 Dhaka  Bangladesh 192 15,000,000
99 Brussels  Belgium 208 1,134,638
100 Auckland  New Zealand 205 1,377,200
101 Denver  United States 204 588,349
102 The Hague  Netherlands 202 519,411
103 Milan  Italy 196 4,216,268
104 Glasgow  United Kingdom 192 662 954
105 Minneapolis  United States 192 377,392
106 Taipei  Taiwan 182[3] 2,618,772[50]
107 Detroit  United States 170 916,952
108 Birmingham  United Kingdom 166 965 928
109 Burnaby  Canada 164 223,218
110 Baltimore  United States 159 640,150
111 Zagreb  Croatia 158 792,875
112 Pittsburgh  United States 151 311,218
113 Miami Beach  United States 150 87,925
114 St. Louis  United States 150 355,663
115 San Diego  United States 149 1,266,731
116 Suzhou  China 149[3] 1,500,000[51]
117 Perth  Australia 145 1,602,559
118 Manchester  United Kingdom 138 2,030,519
119 Fort Lauderdale  United States 136 183,606
120 Adelaide  Australia 136 1,172,105
120 Pueblo  United States 136 108,249
122 Las Vegas  United States 135 558,880
123 Winnipeg  Canada 132 619,544
124 Portland  United States 129 550,396
125 London  Canada 126 366,151
126 Cincinnati  United States 120 752,490
127 Austin  United States 119 743,074
128 Karachi  Pakistan 119 24,300,000
129 Leeds  United Kingdom 118 715,000
130 Plovdiv  Bulgaria 117 341,000
130 Wellington  New Zealand 117 393,400
132 Milwaukee  United States 114 604,477
133 Nashville  United States 114 590,807
134 Kansas City  United States 112 475,830
135 Cleveland  United States 111 438,042
136 New Orleans  United States 107 288,113
137 North Sydney  Australia 107 61,802
138 Newark  United States 100 278,980
138 Utrecht  Netherlands 100 338,949

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.[52] 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.[53][54][55][56][57][58][59][60][61][62][63][64][65][66][67][68][69]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ a b "High-rise definition as per Emporis". Emporis. 
  3. ^ 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 bh bi bj "Skyline Ranking". Emporis. 
  4. ^ "Hong Kong". Emporis. 
  5. ^ "Sao Paulo". Emporis. 
  6. ^ "NYC". Emporis. 
  7. ^ "Seoul". Emporis. 
  8. ^ "Caracas". 
  9. ^ "Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications". Retrieved 8 August 2011. 
  10. ^ "Rio de Janeiro". Emporis. 
  11. ^ "Mumbai". Emporis. 
  12. ^ "Toronto". Emporis. 
  13. ^ "Buenos Aires". Emporis. 
  14. ^ "Kuala Lumpur". Emporis. 
  15. ^ "Chongqing". Emporis. 
  16. ^ "London". Emporis. 
  17. ^ "Bangkok". Emporis. 
  18. ^ Emporis GmbH. "Emporis Skyline ranking". 
  19. ^ "Osaka". Emporis. 
  20. ^ a b "Mexico City". Emporis. 
  21. ^ "Recife". Emporis. 
  22. ^ "Santiago, Chile". Emporis. 
  23. ^ "Dubai". Emporis. 
  24. ^ "Beijing". Emporis. 
  25. ^ "Campinas". Emporis. 
  26. ^ "Guangzhou". Emporis. 
  27. ^ "Curitiba". Emporis. 
  28. ^ "Sydney". Emporis. 
  29. ^ "Paris". Emporis. 
  30. ^ "Vancouver". Emporis. 
  31. ^ "Melbourne". Emporis. 
  32. ^ "Macau". Emporis. 
  33. ^ "Wuhan". Emporis. 
  34. ^ "Los Angeles". Emporis. 
  35. ^ "Montreal". Emporis. 
  36. ^ "Honolulu". Emporis. 
  37. ^ "Ankara". Emporis. 
  38. ^ "San Francisco". Emporis. 
  39. ^ "Houston". Emporis. 
  40. ^ "Busan". Emporis. 
  41. ^ "Miami". Emporis. 
  42. ^ "Tianjin". Emporis. 
  43. ^ "Frankfurt". Emporis. 
  44. ^ "Brisbane". Emporis. 
  45. ^ "Gold Coast City". Emporis. 
  46. ^ "Calgary". Emporis. 
  47. ^ "Mississauga". Emporis. 
  48. ^ "Atlanta". Emporis. 
  49. ^ "Yokohama". Emporis. 
  50. ^ "Taipei". Emporis. 
  51. ^ "Suzhou". Emporis. 
  52. ^ "Skyscraper definition as per Emporis". Emporis. 
  53. ^ "Caloocan". Emporis. Retrieved 22 July 2015. 
  54. ^ "Las Piñas". Emporis. Retrieved 22 July 2015. 
  55. ^ "Makati". Emporis. Retrieved 22 July 2015. 
  56. ^ "Malabon". Emporis. Retrieved 22 July 2015. 
  57. ^ "Mandaluyong". Emporis. Retrieved 22 July 2015. 
  58. ^ "Manila". Emporis. Retrieved 22 July 2015. 
  59. ^ "Marikina". Emporis. Retrieved 22 July 2015. 
  60. ^ "Muntinlupa". Emporis. Retrieved 22 July 2015. 
  61. ^ "Navotas". Emporis. Retrieved 22 July 2015. 
  62. ^ "Parañaque". Emporis. Retrieved 22 July 2015. 
  63. ^ "Pasay". Emporis. Retrieved 22 July 2015. 
  64. ^ "Pasig". Emporis. Retrieved 22 July 2015. 
  65. ^ "Pateros". Emporis. Retrieved 22 July 2015. 
  66. ^ "Quezon City". Emporis. Retrieved 22 July 2015. 
  67. ^ "San Juan". Emporis. Retrieved 22 July 2015. 
  68. ^ "Taguig". Emporis. Retrieved 22 July 2015. 
  69. ^ "Valenzuela". Emporis. Retrieved 22 July 2015. 

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