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The Tallest Buildings in the World

Name
Height
Stories
Year
Location
Taipei 101 1,676 101 2003 Taipei, Taiwan
Petronas Tower I 1,486 88 1998 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Petronas Tower II 1,483 88 1998 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Sears Tower 1,450 110 1974 Chicago, United States
Jin Mao Building 1,381 88 1998 Shanghai, China
CITIC Plaza 1,283 80 1996 Guangzhou, China
Shun Hing Square 1,260 81 1996 Shenzhen, China
Empire State Building 1,250 102 1931 New York, United States
Central Plaza 1,227 78 1992 Hong Kong, China
Bank of China 1,209 70 1989 Hong Kong, China
Emirates Towers One 1,161 55 1999 Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The Centre 1,148 79 1998 Hong Kong, China
T & C Tower 1,140 85 1998 Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Amoco Building 1,136 80 1973 Chicago, United States
John Hancock Center 1,127 100 1969 Chicago, United States
Burj al Arab Hotel 1,053 60 1999 Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Baiyoke Tower II 1,050 90 1998 Baiyoke Tower II
Chrysler Building 1,046 77 1930 New York, United States
NationsBank Tower 1,023 55 1993 Atlanta, United States

* Source: The World Almanac and Book of Facts 2000. New Jersey: World Almanac Books, 1999.

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