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Tallest Building by Country 2024

The definition of the largest building in the world is dependent on how size is measured. For example, the Aerium, located in Krausnick, Germany, is widely considered to be the largest building in the world in terms of its total volume. This is a tropical water park that is located in Brandenburg, and that used to be an airship hangar. That is why it is called the Aerium. It is the biggest free-standing building in the world in terms of cubic meters, and it welcomes approximately 8,000 people every day. During its first year of operation, it welcomed close to one million people. This is an international attraction, frequently seeing visitors from outside of Europe.

What Is the Largest Building in the United States?

The largest building in the United States, in terms of its total volume, is the Boeing Everett Factory. It was built in 1967, and it is more than 13 million cubic meters. This means that the factory itself is actually larger than the Aerium; however, the Boeing Everett Factory is interrupted by walls and doors. Therefore, it is generally not considered to be larger than the Aerium because the total volume is interrupted. Regardless, this is one of the largest buildings in the world, and it is responsible for the production of countless planes that fly all over the world.

What Is the Largest Floor Area Building in the United States?

The building with the largest floor area in the United States is called the Gigafactory Texas. This is also called the Tesla Gigafactory. This is a facility that is responsible for manufacturing Tesla vehicles in Austin, Texas. This is a building that is owned by Tesla and is responsible for producing a wide variety of vehicles, including Tesla Model Y cars. Construction on the building began in July 2020, and it started to roll cars off the line in 2021. Construction on the building was not finished until 2022. In the future, the building is going to be the main production center of the Tesla Semi and the Tesla Cybertruck. In addition, the factory will also continue to produce Tesla Model Y and Tesla Model 3 cars for customers located in the Eastern regions of the United States.

What Is the Tallest Building in the World?

The tallest building in the world is the Burj Khalifa. It is located in Dubai, situated in the United Arab Emirates, and it is the tallest building in the world in terms of its height. It is more than 2,716 feet tall, or 828 meters tall. In addition, the building itself contains more than 160 stories. Therefore, it also has the largest number of stories in the world. The building is open 24 hours per day, seven days a week, and there are people who come to see the Burj Khalifa and ride to the top from all over the world. It is also a major commercial building in Dubai.

- As of 2023, five of the 10 tallest buildings in the world are located in China. The remaining five are located (one each) in the United States, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, and the United Arab Emirates.

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Country
Tallest Building
Location
Height (m)
Height (ft)
# of Floors
United Arab EmiratesBurj KhalifaDubai8282717163
ChinaShanghai TowerShanghai6322073121
Saudi ArabiaMakkah Royal Clock Tower HotelMecca6011972120
South KoreaLotte World TowerSeoul555.71823123
United StatesOne World Trade CenterNew York City541.31776104
TaiwanTaipei 101Taipei5081667101
Hong KongInternational Commerce CentreHong Kong4841588108
RussiaLakhta CenterSaint Petersburg462151686
VietnamLandmark 81Ho Chi Minh City461.2151381
MalaysiaPetronas TowersKuala Lumpur451.9148388
KuwaitAl Hamra TowerKuwait City412.6135480
North KoreaRyugyong HotelPyongyang3301083105
AustraliaQ1Gold Coast322.5105878
IndiaPalais RoyaleMumbai320105088
PhilippinesGrand Hyatt ManilaTaguig318104366
ThailandIconsiamBangkok317103176
United KingdomShard, TheLondon309.7101673
MexicoT.Op Torre 1Monterrey305.3100264
GermanyCommerzbank TowerFrankfurt300.198556
JapanAbeno HarukasOsaka30098460
ChileGran Torre CostaneraSantiago30098464
QatarAspire TowerDoha30098436
CanadaFirst Canadian PlaceToronto298.197872
TurkeySkyland IstanbulIstanbul29396165
SingaporeTanjong Pagar CentreSingapore29095164
IndonesiaGama TowerJakarta288.694764
PanamaJW Marriott PanamaPanama City28493270
BrazilYachthouse Residence Club – Towers 1 and 2Balneário Camboriú28192281
PakistanBahria Icon TowerKarachi27389662
AlgeriaDjamaâ El DjazaïrAlgiers27088637
BahrainFour Seasons HotelManama269.788550
VenezuelaParque Central Torre EsteCaracas262.586156
SpainTorre de CristalMadrid24981753
Sri LankaAltairColombo24078768
IsraelAzrieli Sarona TowerTel Aviv238.578253
ArgentinaAlvear TowerBuenos Aires23577154
South AfricaLeonardo, TheSandton23474555
FranceTour FirstCourbevoie23175856
ItalyUnicredit TowerMilan23171433
AustriaDC Tower 1Vienna22072260
ColombiaBD Bacatá Torre SurBogotá21670967
MoroccoHassan II MosqueCasablanca210690
KazakhstanEmerald Towers 1Astana21068953
AzerbaijanCrescent City, TheBaku21068952
KenyaBritam TowerNairobi20065631
GeorgiaBatumi Technological University TowerBatumi20065635
LebanonSama BeirutBeirut195.264052
SwedenHSB Turning TorsoMalmö19062357
JordanAmman Rotana HotelAmman18861750
PolandPalace of Culture and ScienceWarsaw187.6861642
CambodiaVattanac CapitalPhnom Penh187.361438
New ZealandPwC Tower at Commercial BayAuckland180.159139
SwitzerlandRoche TowerBasel17858441
BangladeshCity Centre DhakaDhaka17156137
Dominican RepublicTorre Anacaona 27Santo Domingo17156141
MonacoTour OdéonMonaco17055849
NetherlandsMaastorenRotterdam164.854144
UkraineKlovski Descent 7Kiev162.653347
IranTehran International TowerTehran162.553354
NigeriaNECOM HouseLagos16052532
UruguayTorre AntelMontevideo16052532
Ivory CoastBasilica of Our Lady of PeaceYamoussoukro158518
IraqJaff TowersSulaymaniyah15550932
TanzaniaPSPF TowersDar es Salaam152.750135
BoliviaTorre GirasolesLa Paz15049238
BelgiumTour du MidiBrussels15049238
AngolaIMOB Business TowerLuanda14547635
ParaguayIcono TowerAsuncion14547637
LibyaBurj Bulaya Office Tower 1Tripoli14447234
EgyptMinistry of Foreign AffairsCairo14346939
Bosnia and HerzegovinaAvaz Twist TowerSarajevo14246639
SerbiaUsce TowerBelgrade14146227
PeruTorre Banco de la NaciónLima140.146030
North MacedoniaSky City Tower ISkopje13845340
RomaniaFloreasca City Sky TowerBucharest13744937
EcuadorTorre The PointGuayaquil136.644836
Vatican CitySt. Peter’s BasilicaVatican City136.5448
FinlandMajakkaHelsinki13444035
BelarusParus, TheMinsk13343632
SudanNTC TowerKhartoum13042729
MozambiqueBanco de Moçambique Tower 1Maputo13042731
LatviaZ-TowersRiga13042733
CubaFOCSA BuildingHavana129.542537
LithuaniaEuropa TowerVilnius12942333
BulgariaCapital FortSofia125.841327
MadagascarOrange Telecommunication TowerAntananarivo12541033
SlovakiaNivy TowerBratislava12541029
MauritiusBank of Mauritius BuildingPort Louis12440722
EstoniaSt. Olaf’s ChurchTallinn123.7406
HondurasTorres Igvanas Tara Eco CitySan Pedro Sula122.540234
MyanmarDiamond Inya PalaceYangon12240034
SyriaDamascus TowerDamascus120.239429
ZimbabweNew Reserve Bank TowerHarare12039428
PortugalTorre de MonsantoOeiras12039417
DenmarkAmtssygehuset i HerlevHerlev12039425
MongoliaShangri-La Wind Valley Wing HotelUlaanbaatar12039434
Trinidad and TobagoInternational Waterfront Tower CPort-of-Spain12039427
BruneiMinistry of Finance BuildingBandar Seri Begawan12039421
EthiopiaAfrican Union HeadquartersAddis Ababa117.738621
NorwayRadisson Blu Plaza HotelOslo11738437
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Tallest Building by Country 2024