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The World’s Skyscrapers

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on February 22, 2009

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The follwing listing shows the World’s most active cities in terms of building activity on completed high-rise buildings.

Cities Worldwide

Most Skyscrapers

#

City

Buildings

1.

Hong Kong

7,422

2.

New York City

5,444

3.

Singapore

3,503

4.

São Paulo

3,014

5.

Seoul

2,831

6.

Istanbul

2,093

7.

Tokyo

2,092

8.

Rio de Janeiro

1,925

9.

Toronto

1,614

10.

Buenos Aires

1,438

11.

London

1,295

12.

Chicago

1,043

13.

Sydney

806

14.

Osaka

740

15.

Mexico City

723

16.

Bangkok

710

17.

Caracas

670

18.

Madrid

651

19.

Milan

646

20.

Curitiba

628

21.

Shanghai

549

22.

Mumbai

529

23.

Vancouver

520

24.

Kuala Lumpur

517

25.

Moscow

456

Most Skyscrapers per Population

#

City

Population

Buildings

People*

1.

Benidorm

64,956

331

196

2.

Balneário Camboriú

80429

150

536

3.

North Sydney

56,547

100

565

4.

Miami Beach

89,312

131

681

5.

Honolulu

380,149

424

896

6.

Hong Kong

6,787,000

7,422

914

7.

Singapore

3,437,300

3,503

981

8.

Arlington

186,117

170

1,094

9.

Vancouver

582,045

520

1,119

10.

Vitória

299,357

261

1,146

11.

Bilbao

352,317

301

1,170

12.

Londrina

460,909

371

1,242

13.

Santa Cruz

220,700

169

1,305

14.

Fort Lauderdale

162,917

115

1,416

15.

New York City

8,115,135

5,444

1,490

16.

Toronto

2,481,494

1,614

1,537

17.

Haifa

270,400

167

1,619

18.

L’ Hospitalet de Llobregat

250,536

142

1,764

19.

Gold Coast City

418,438

230

1,819

20.

Milan

1,182,693

646

1,830

21.

Tel Aviv – Yaffo

363,100

198

1,833

22.

San Juan

433,412

230

1,884

23.

Minneapolis

373,188

189

1,974

24.

Miami

376,815

190

1,983

25.

Malaga

547,731

276

1,984


Minimum of 100 buildings per city

* = Average number of people per building (rounded)

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