Facts

Population

79,557,000

Area

1,002,000 km²

386,872 mi²

Density

79.4 people per km²

205.6 people per mi²

# of 150m+ buildings

0 Completed • 1 Under Construction

Tallest City

Most Common Function*

Mixed-use (100%)

Most Common Material*

Composite (100%)

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

65

Tallest Country in

the World

#

8

Tallest Country in

Africa

Buildings

Rank
Name
Status

Completed

Architecturally Topped Out

Structurally Topped Out

Under Construction

On Hold

Proposed

Vision

Never Completed

Demolished

Competition Entry

Canceled

Proposed Renovation

Under Renovation

Renovated

Under Demolition

Height

1

Iconic Tower

393.8 m / 1,292 ft

2

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

143 m / 469 ft

3

El Gezira Tower Movenpick Hotel

142 m / 466 ft

4

Grand Hyatt Cairo

142 m / 466 ft

5

Nile City North Tower

142 m / 466 ft

6

Nile City South Tower

142 m / 466 ft

7

El Maadi Residential Tower XIII

140 m / 459 ft

8

El Maadi Residential Tower XIV

140 m / 459 ft

9

El Maadi Residential Tower XV

140 m / 459 ft

10

El Maadi Residential Tower XVI

140 m / 459 ft

CTBUH People & Events

CTBUH CEO Keynotes Egypt Skyscraper Conference

19 June 2019

Research

22 August 2022

Structural Design of Iconic Tower, Egypt: Culmination of a Concrete Optimization Process

This paper presents an overview of a process of optimizing concrete mixture for tall buildings, culminating in the design of the Iconic Tower, the key...

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Global News

18 July 2022

Concrete Structure Reaches Completion for Tower in Egypt’s New Administrative Capital, Cairo

The Iconic Tower in Egypt’s New Administrative Capital (NAC) completed construction of the concrete structure and finishing touches are now underway.  It is one of...

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Global News

30 March 2022

Construction Management Services Provider Announced for New Alamein City Complex

Hill International announced it was selected by City Edge Development on behalf of New Urban Communities Authority (NUCA) to provide construction management services for its...

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