North Korea

Asia

Facts

Population

Source: 0

24,052,231

Area

120,538 km²

46,540 mi²

Density

199.5 people per km²

516.8 people per mi²

# of 150m+ buildings

16 Completed • 0 Under Construction

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Tallest City

Average Building Age

11 Years

Most Common Function*

Residential (94%)

Most Common Material*

Concrete (100%)

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

28

Tallest Country in

the World

#

11

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

Ryomyong Street Apartment Building

270 m / 886 ft

2

Ryomyong Street 70-Storey Building

240 m / 787 ft

3

Ryomyong Street 55-Storey Building

210 m / 689 ft

4

Mirae Scientists Street Residential Tower

210 m / 689 ft

5

Ryomyong Street 50-Storey Building

200 m / 656 ft

6

Taedong Residences 1

172 m / 564 ft

7

Yanggakdo Hotel

170 m / 558 ft

8

Kim Chaek University of Technology Tower 1

165 m / 541 ft

9

Kim Chaek University of Technology Tower 2

165 m / 541 ft

10

KISU Residential Tower 1

153 m / 502 ft

Research

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