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World's 12 tallest buildings

Last updated on: May 7, 2012 13:20 IST
Burj Khalifa.

1. Burj Khalifa

Dubai's Burj Khalifa is currently the tallest building in the world.

Height: 2,716 ft.


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Taipei 101.

2. Taipei 101

The Taipei 101 in Taiwan is the second tallest building.

Height: 1,671 ft.

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Shanghai World Financial Center.

3. Shanghai World Financial Center

The Shanghai World Financial Center is third tallest building.

Height: 1,614 ft.

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International Commerce Center.

4. International Commerce Center

Hong Kong's International Commerce Center takes the fourth position.

Height: 1,588 ft.

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Petronas Twin Towers.

Petronas Twin Towers (5 and 6)

The Petronas Twin Towers in Kuala Lumpur are tied for fifth and sixth tallest.

Height: 1,483 ft.

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Nanjing Greenland Center.

7. Nanjing Greenland Center

The Nanjing Greenland Center in China is the seventh tallest.

Height: 1,476 ft.

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Willis Tower.

8. Willis Tower

Chicago's Willis Tower, formerly the Sears Tower, is the eighth tallest building in the world.

Height: 1,451 ft.

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Ghuangzhou West Tower.

9. The Ghuangzhou West Tower is the ninth tallest.

Height: 1,435 feet.  

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Jinmao Tower.

10. Jinmao Tower

Shanghai's Jinmao Tower is the tenth tallest.

Height: 1,380 ft.

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International Financial Center.

11. International Financial Center

Hong Kong's Two International Financial Center is the world's eleventh tallest building.

Height: 1,362 feet. 

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12. Trump International Hotel and Tower

Chicago's Trump International Hotel and Tower is the twelfth tallest building in the world.

Height: 1,326 ft.