List of tallest buildings by country

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The following is a list of the tallest buildings in the world by country listing only the tallest building in each country. The list is including only completed (or at least topped-out) buildings. A total of 16 countries featured in the list have supertall skyscrapers (300 m and more). Many countries have constructed new tallest buildings in the 2010s, with the oldest tallest building in a country being St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican City, which has stood as the country's tallest building since 1652.

Complete[edit]

The list includes the tallest (completed or topped out) buildings in each country in the world. All measurements are as defined and recognised by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH). Heights are measured to Architectural Top, with antennae being excluded.[1]

  Tallest building in Continent
Country Building(s) Location Height (m) Height (ft) Floors Built Global ranking
 Afghanistan Azizi Tower Kabul 135 443 30 2014
 Albania TID Tower Tirana 85 279 25 2012[A]
 Algeria Jemma Al Djazair Algiers 270 890 37 2017 # tallest minaret in the world and tallest building in africa
 Andorra Caldea[2] Andorra la Vella 80 262 18 1994
 Angola Sky Center Office Tower Luanda 119 390 25 2014
 Antigua and Barbuda St. John's Cathedral St. John's 21 70 1845
 Argentina Alvear Tower Buenos Aires 235 770 54 2015
 Armenia Elite Plaza Business Center Yerevan 85 278 18 2012
 Australia Q1 Gold Coast 323 1,058 78 2005 #41 tallest in the World
 Austria DC Tower 1 Vienna 220 722 60 2013
 Azerbaijan Flame Tower 1 Baku 182 597 36 2013[B] #1,259 tallest in the World
 Bahamas Atlantis Royal Tower East Paradise Island 93 305 23 1998
 Bahrain Dual Towers Manama 260 853 53 2007 #155 tallest in the World
 Bangladesh Chittagong City Center Chittagong 190 623 51 2015
 Barbados Central Bank of Barbados Bridgetown 39 128 11 1986
 Belarus Parus Minsk[3] Minsk 133 436 32 2014
 Belgium Tour du Midi Brussels 148 486 38 1966 #2,987 tallest in the World
 Belize Caracol Cayo District 43 141 1200 BC
 Benin BCEAO building Cotonou 57 187 16  ?
 Bhutan Ta-Dzong Paro 22 72 6 1649
 Bolivia Torre Girasoles[4] La Paz 138 453 38 2012[C] #3,560 tallest in the World
 Bosnia and Herzegovina Avaz Twist Tower Sarajevo 176 466 39 2008 #3,315 tallest in the World
 Botswana iTowers 2 Gaborone 90 295 25 2016
 Brazil Millennium Palace Balneário Camboriú 177 581 46 2014
 Brunei Ministry of Finance Building Bandar Seri Begawan 120 394 21 2001
 Bulgaria Capital Fort Sofia 126 413 28 2015
 Burundi
 Burkina Faso BCEAO building Ouagadougou 43 141 12 2015
 Cameroon Prime Ministry Building[5] Yaoundé 90 295 19
 Cambodia Vattanac Capital Phnom Penh 184 603 38 2014
 Canada First Canadian Place Toronto 298 978 72 1975 #105 tallest in the World
 Chile Gran Torre Costanera Santiago 300 984 64 2013[D]
 China Shanghai Tower Shanghai 632 2,073 121 2014 #2 tallest in the World
 Colombia BD Bacatá Bogotá 240 787 67 2016
 Congo Tour Nabemba Brazzaville 106 348 30 1986
 Costa Rica Torre Paseo Colón[6] San Jose 98 322 29 2013
 Croatia Euro Tower I Zagreb 97 318 26 2006
 Cuba Focsa Building[7] Havana 130 425 37 1956
 Czech Republic AZ Tower Brno 110 359 30 2013[E]
 Congo DR RTNC Congo Building[8] Kinshasa 88 289 22
 Cyprus Olympic Residence[9] Limassol 75 246 19 2012
 Denmark Amtssyguhesut I Herlev Herlev 120 394 25 1976
 Dominican Republic Torre Caney Santo Domingo 150 492 38 2008 #2,818 tallest in the World
 Ecuador The Point[10] Guayaquil 140 459 34 2012[F] #3,433 tallest in the World
 Egypt Ministry of Foreign Affairs[11] Cairo 143 469 39 1994 #3,250 tallest in the World
 El Salvador El Pedregal-ultiplaza San Salvador 112 367 28 2010
 Estonia Swissotel Tallinn Tallinn 117 384 28 2007
 Ethiopia African Union Headquarters[12] Addis Ababa 118 386 21 2011
 Finland Solo Sokos Hotel Torni Tampere Tampere 88 289 25 2014
 France Tour First Paris 231 758 56 2011 #334 tallest in the World
 Georgia Batumi Technical University Tower[13] Batumi 200 656 35 2013
 Germany Commerzbank Tower Frankfurt 259 850 56 1997 #165 tallest in the World
 Greece Athens Tower 1 Athens 103 338 28 1971
 Hong Kong International Commerce Centre Hong Kong 484 1,588 108 2010 #6 tallest in the World
 Iceland Smáratorg Office Tower Kópavogur 76 249 20 2008
 India The Imperial (Mumbai) Mumbai 254 833 60 2010
 Indonesia Cemindo Tower Jakarta 289 947 63 2015
 Iran Tehran International Tower Tehran 162 531 54 2007
 Iraq Jaff Tower A[citation needed] Sulaymaniyah 155 509 32 2012
 Ireland The Elysian Cork 68 224 17 2008
 Israel Azrieli Sarona Tower Tel Aviv 238 801 56 2017
 Italy CityLife - Isozaki Tower Milan 247 810 50 2015
 Japan Abeno Harukas Osaka 300 984 60 2014
 Jordan Amman Rotana Hotel[14] Amman 188 617 50 2013
 Kazakhstan Northern Lights 1[15] Astana 180 591 42 2008 #1,310 tallest in the World
 Kenya UAP Tower Nairobi 163 535 33 2015
 Kuwait Al Hamra Firdous Tower Kuwait City 413 1,354 80 2011 #14 tallest in the World
 Lebanon Sama Beirut Beirut 195 640 51 2015
 Macedonia MRT Center Skopje 70 230 25 1984
 Malaysia Petronas Towers Kuala Lumpur 452 1,483 88 1998 #7 tallest in the World
 Mauritius Bank of Mauritius Building Port Louis 124 407 25 2006
 Mexico Torre KOI Monterrey 280 830 67 2016
 Mongolia Shangri-La Hotel (Tower C) Ulaanbaatar 136 446 34 2016
 Morocco Maroc Telecom HQ Rabat 91 298 20 2012
 Netherlands Maastoren Rotterdam 165 541 44 2010 #1,992 tallest in the World
 New Zealand Vero Centre Auckland 170 558 38 2000
 Nigeria NECOM House Lagos 160 520 32 1979
 North Korea Ryugyong Hotel Pyongyang 330 1,083 105 2013[G]
 Norway Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Oslo 117 384 37 1990
 Pakistan Bahria Icon Tower Karachi 286 938 62 2016
 Panama Trump Ocean Club Panama City 284 932 70 2011 #88 tallest in the World
 Peru Torre Banco de la Nación Lima 140 452 30 2013 #3,614 tallest in the World
 Philippines Philippine Bank of Communications Makati 259 848 55 2000 #166 tallest in the World
 Poland Palace of Culture and Science Warsaw 231 757 42 1955 #334 tallest in the World
 Portugal Monsanto Tower [16] Oeiras 120 394 17 2001
 Qatar Aspire Tower Doha 300 984 36 2007 #65 tallest in the World
 Russia Federation Tower Moscow 374 1,227 102 2015
 Romania Floreasca City Center Bucharest 137 449 37 2012
 Rwanda Kigali City Tower Kigali 100 328 20 2011
 Saudi Arabia Makkah Royal Clock Tower Hotel Mecca 601 1,972 120 2012[I] #3 tallest in the World
 Serbia Western City Gate Belgrade 135 443 35 1980
 Singapore United Overseas Bank Plaza One Singapore 280 919 66 1992 #97 tallest in the World
 Slovakia National Bank of Slovakia Bratislava 111.6 362 33 2002
 Slovenia Crystal Palace (Ljubljana) Ljubljana 89 292 20 2011
 South Africa Carlton Centre Johannesburg 223 730 50 1973 #416 tallest in the World
 South Korea Lotte World Tower Seoul 555 1,823 123 2016 #5 tallest in the World
 Spain Torre de Cristal Madrid 249 817 50 2008 #205 tallest in the World
 Sri Lanka Grand Hyatt Colombo 229.5 753 47 2016
 Sweden HSB Turning Torso Malmö 190 623 57 2005 #1,046 tallest in the World
  Switzerland Roche Tower Basel 178 584 41 2015
 Taiwan Taipei 101 Taipei 509 1,670 101 2004 #5 tallest in the World
 Tanzania PSPF Towers Dar Es Salaam 153 502 35 2014
 Thailand MahaNakhon Bangkok 314 1,030 77 2016 #70 tallest in the World
 Trinidad and Tobago International Waterfront Tower C Port-of-Spain 120 394 27 2008
 Turkey Folkart Highlife Tower İzmir 375 1230 55 2010
 Turkmenistan Yyldyz Hotel Ashgabat 107 351 24 2013
 Ukraine Klovski Descent 7A[17] Kiev 163 533 47 2011 #2,067 tallest in the World
 United Arab Emirates Burj Khalifa Dubai 828 2,717 163 2010 #1 tallest in the world
 United Kingdom The Shard London 306 1,004 73 2013[J]
 United States One World Trade Center New York City 541 1,776 104 2013 #4 tallest in the World
 Uruguay World Trade Center Torre 4[18] Montevideo 180 591 40 2012[K] #1,311 tallest in the World
  Vatican City St. Peter's Basilica Vatican City 138 452 1626
 Venezuela Parque Central Torre I, Parque Central Torre II Caracas 225 738 56 1979, 1983 #393 tallest in the World
 Vietnam Keangnam Hanoi Landmark Tower Hanoi 336 1,102 70 2012 #34 tallest in the World
 Yemen Saleh Mosque Sana'a 100 330  ? 2008
 Zambia Findeco House[19] Lusaka 90 295 23 1974
 Zimbabwe New Reserve Bank Tower[20] Harare 120 390 28 1997

Under construction[edit]

The list includes the tallest (under construction) buildings that will become its nation's tallest building upon completion.

Country Building(s) City Height (m) Height (ft) Floors Built
 Angola IMOB Business Tower[21] Luanda 145 476 35 2012-2015
 Azerbaijan SOCAR Tower Baku 200 658 40 2011-2014
 Bahrain Four Seasons Hotel Manama 270 886 50 2010-2014
 China Suzhou Zhongnan Center Suzhou 729 2,398 137 2014-2020
 Cyprus The One Limassol 170 558 37 2018
 Colombia Atrio Towers Bogota 268 879 59 2014-2018
 France Hermitage Plaza 1 Paris 323 1,060 92 La Défense
 France Hermitage Plaza 2 Paris 323 1,060 94 La Défense
 Israel Azrieli Sarona Tower Tel Aviv 238 780 53 2012-2016
 India World One Mumbai 442 1,450 117 2011-2015
 Indonesia Jakarta Signature Tower Jakarta 638 2,093 113 2015-2020
 Iran Padideh Hotel Mashhad 250
 Ireland Capital Dock Dublin 79 259 23 2015-2017
 Kazakhstan Abu Dhabi Plaza Astana 382 1,253 88 2011-2016
 Lebanon The Pinwheel Beirut 380 1,247 66 2016-2019
 Malaysia KL118 Kuala Lumpur 644 2,112 118 2015-2029
 Mexico Torre Insignia Monterrey Monterrey 330 1090 68 2016-2021
 Mongolia Mak tower Ulaanbaatar 180 656 40 2013-on hold
 Pakistan Bahria Icon Tower Karachi 286 940 62 2016
 Philippines The Stratford Residences Makati 312 1,024 76 2011-2015
 Russia Lakhta Center Saint Petersburg 462 1,516 87 2012-2018
 Saudi Arabia Jeddah Tower Jeddah 1,008 3,307 167 2019
 Thailand Rama IX Super Tower Bangkok 615 2,018 70 2015-2021
 Ukraine Sky Towers Kiev 210 689 47 2008-2014
 Serbia Icon Tower Belgrade 250 723 65 2016-2019
 Venezuela Isla Multiespacio Valencia, Carabobo 245 2009-2018

Notes[edit]

A. ^ Topped out, expected completion in 2012.
B. ^ Topped out, expected completion in 2013.
C. ^ Topped out, expected completion in 2012.
D. ^ Topped out in February 2012, expected completion in 2013.
E. ^ Topped out in February 2012, expected completion in 2013.
F. ^ Topped out, expected completion in 2012.
G. ^ Topped out in 1992, expected completion in 2013.
I. ^ Topped out, expected completion in 2012.
J. ^ Topped out in March 2012, expected completion in 2013.
K. ^ Topped out, expected completion in 2012.

References[edit]

Jemma Al Djazair : https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jemma_Al_Djazair

Maroc telecom headquarters : https://www.emporis.fr/buildings/1191858/maroc-telecom-headquarters-rabat-morocco

  1. ^ CTBUH Criteria for Defining and Measuring Tall Buildings
  2. ^ "Caldea Hotel Tower". CTBUH Skyscraper Database.  Edit this at Wikidata
  3. ^ "Parus". CTBUH Skyscraper Database.  Edit this at Wikidata
  4. ^ "Torre Girasoles". CTBUH Skyscraper Database.  Edit this at Wikidata
  5. ^ "Prime Ministry Building". CTBUH Skyscraper Database.  Edit this at Wikidata
  6. ^ "Torre Paseo Colón 1". CTBUH Skyscraper Database.  Edit this at Wikidata
  7. ^ "Focsa Building". CTBUH Skyscraper Database.  Edit this at Wikidata
  8. ^ "RTNC Congo Building". CTBUH Skyscraper Database.  Edit this at Wikidata
  9. ^ "Atlas Pantou" (PDF). Atlas Pantou constructor. Retrieved 10 February 2016. 
  10. ^ "The Point". CTBUH Skyscraper Database.  Edit this at Wikidata
  11. ^ CTBUH:Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  12. ^ "African Union Headquarters". CTBUH Skyscraper Database.  Edit this at Wikidata
  13. ^ "Batumi Technological University Tower". CTBUH Skyscraper Database.  Edit this at Wikidata
  14. ^ "Amman Rotana Hotel". CTBUH Skyscraper Database.  Edit this at Wikidata
  15. ^ "Northern Lights 1". CTBUH Skyscraper Database.  Edit this at Wikidata
  16. ^ "Torre de Monsanto". Emporis. Retrieved 31 August 2016. 
  17. ^ CTBUH: Klovski Descent 7A
  18. ^ "World Trade Center Torre 4". CTBUH Skyscraper Database.  Edit this at Wikidata
  19. ^ "Findeco House". CTBUH Skyscraper Database.  Edit this at Wikidata
  20. ^ "New Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe". CTBUH Skyscraper Database.  Edit this at Wikidata
  21. ^ "IMOB Business Tower". CTBUH Skyscraper Database.  Edit this at Wikidata