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*

Office (100%)

Most Common Material*

Composite (100%)

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

61

Tallest Country in

the World

#

6

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

385 m / 1,263 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

20 October 2018

The Middle East: 30+ Years of Building Tall

The Middle East region is hosting its first CTBUH International Conference since 2008. In that year, there were 119 completed buildings of 150 meters or...

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Global News

14 June 2021

Progress Continues on Africa’s Tallest Tower Under Construction

Construction on the Iconic Tower is reported to be 70 percent complete, with project completion anticipated by the end of 2022. Once completed, it is...

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Global News

18 January 2021

First Tower in Egypt's New Capital District Near Cairo Complete

The first office tower in Egypt's New Administrative Capital (NAC) has been completed, according to China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC). The C08 building, which...

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