Facts

Population

29,195,895 (2012)

Area

2,206,714 km² • 852,012 mi²

Density

13.2 people per km²

34.3 people per mi²

GDP

$718.47 billion (2013)

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Tallest City

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#
20

Tallest City in

the World

#
3

Tallest City in

Middle East

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 Jeddah Tower
1,000 m / 3,281  ft
2 Makkah Royal Clock Tower
601 m / 1,972  ft
3 Diamond Tower
432 m / 1,417  ft
4 PIF Tower
385 m / 1,263  ft
5 Sumo Tower 1
322 m / 1,056  ft
6 Burj Rafal
307.9 m / 1,010  ft
7 KAFD World Trade Center
304 m / 997  ft
8 Kingdom Centre
302.3 m / 992  ft
9 Sumo Tower 2
293 m / 961  ft
10 Abraj Al Bait ZamZam Tower
279 m / 915  ft

CTBUH People & Events

2018 Tall Building Predictions

17 January 2018

Vertical Transportation: Ascent & Acceleration

12 September 2017

Videos

16 March 2017

Building Tall Skyscraper Lecture Series: How High Can We Go?

Thursday, March 16, 2017. Chicago, United States of America. Hosted in collaboration with the Chicago Architecture Foundation, the first lecture of the series Building Tall...

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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

08 March 2022

Bank Signs US$690 Million Financing Deal for Construction of Riyadh Mall

Saudi British Bank (SABB) has signed a SR2.6 billion (US$690 million) financing agreement with Nesma & Partners Contracting Company for the construction of The Avenues-Riyadh...

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