Facts

Population

Source: CIA World Factbook

81,619,392 (2014)

Area

769,630 km² • 297,154 mi²

Density

106.1 people per km²

274.7 people per mi²

GDP

$821.8 billion (2013)

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Tallest City

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#
14

Tallest City in

the World

#
1

Tallest City in

Europe

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 Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey
352 m / 1,155  ft
2 Skyland Office Tower
284 m / 932  ft
3 Skyland Residential Tower
284 m / 932  ft
4 Metropol Tower Istanbul
280 m / 919  ft
5 Sapphire Tower
261 m / 856  ft
6 Mahall Bomonti Izmir
240 m / 787  ft
7 Emaar Square The Address Hotel & Residences
229.4 m / 753  ft
8 Vakif Bank Headquarters Tower 1
221.3 m / 726  ft
9 Nurol Life
220 m / 722  ft
10 Istanbul Tower 205
220 m / 722  ft

CTBUH People & Events

CTBUH Turkey Presents: Design & Construction in Tall Buildings

22 November 2022

CTBUH Turkey Presents: Renovation of High-Rise Buildings

08 September 2021

Videos

14 January 2021

CTBUH Turkey Virtual Panel Series: Earthquakes and Buildings #3 (Turkish)

An earthquake of a magnitude 6.9 hit Izmir, the third most populous city in Turkey, on 30 October 2020. Despite the epicenter being 70km away...

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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

09 February 2022

Looping Corten-Steel Broadcasting Tower Built in Çanakkale

Dutch studios IND [Inter.National.Design] and Powerhouse Company have completed the Çanakkale Antenna Tower, a broadcasting and observation tower made from Corten steel to contrast a...

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