Ranking to know which are the tallest skyscrapers in the world, where they are located, heights and number of floors, with year of inauguration.
Tallest skyscrapers in the world
The Burj Khalifa is the tallest skyscraper in the world, is located in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, is 828 meters high, has 163 floors and was inaugurated in 2010.
In the coming years, this record will go to another skyscraper under construction in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, it will be called Kingdom Tower and, according to the project, will reach a height of about a kilometer.
In second place in the ranking of the tallest skyscrapers in the world is the Shanghai Tower, located in Shanghai in China.
This skyscraper is the tallest in China and is approximately 632 meters high, with 128 floors.
In third place is the Al-Bait Abraj Towers, also known as Mecca Royal Hotel Clock Tower, a building complex located in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, the tallest tower reaches 601 meters and has 95 floors, it is was inaugurated in 2011.
The fourth place is occupied by the skyscraper One World Trade Center, of the New World Trade Center of New York, built on the site of the previous Twin Towers destroyed in the attacks of 11 September 2001, the height of this building is 541 m with 104 floors .
In fifth place is Taipei 101, in Taipei in Taiwan, consisting of 101 floors and 509 meters high, inaugurated in 2004.
Following in the ranking of the tallest skyscrapers in the world, the Shanghai World Financial Center in Shanghai in China, 492 meters high with 101 floors and inaugurated in 2008, the International Commerce Center in Hong Kong, 484 meters high with 118 floors and inaugurated in 2010, the Petronas Twin Towers or Petronas Towers of Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, two twin towers 452 meters high with 88 floors and inaugurated in 1998, finally the Nanjing Greenland Financial Center in Nanjing in China, with 89 floors it is 450 meters high and was inaugurated in 2010.