Facts

Population

Source: CIA World Factbook

30,073,353 (2014)

Area

328,550 km²

126,853 mi²

Density

91.5 people per km²

237.1 people per mi²

GDP

$312.4 billion (2013)

# of 150m+ buildings

263 Completed • 35 Under Construction

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Tallest City

Average Building Age

8 Years

Most Common Function*

Residential (46%)

Most Common Material*

Concrete (92%)

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

6

Tallest Country in

the World

#

4

Tallest Country in

Asia

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

Merdeka 118

678.9 m / 2,227 ft

2

Petronas Twin Tower 1

451.9 m / 1,483 ft

3

Petronas Twin Tower 2

451.9 m / 1,483 ft

4

The Exchange 106

445.5 m / 1,462 ft

5

Four Seasons Place

342.5 m / 1,124 ft

6

Oxley Tower 1

338.6 m / 1,111 ft

7

IBN Bukit Bintang

330 m / 1,083 ft

8

Menara TM

310 m / 1,017 ft

9

Kempinski Hotel & Residences

308 m / 1,010 ft

10

The Astaka Tower A

278.8 m / 915 ft

CTBUH People & Events

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Research

12 December 2018

Year in Review: Tall Trends of 2018

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Global News

26 November 2021

New Residential Complex Planned for Kuala Lumpur Suburb

A residential high-rise complex planned for Nilai, outside of Kuala Lumpur, will feature eight different unit layouts geared at different lifestyles. Myra Impian Phase 1...

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Global News

22 November 2021

Outside of Kuala Lumpur, Residential Complex Floats Next to Forest Reserve

In Ampang Jaya, Malaysia, Brezza One Residency by Setia Awan, a residential complex currently under construction, provides views of Kuala Lumpur from a location adjacent...

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