Once, it was the tallest building in the world surpassing the Sears Tower in Chicago. However, in 2003, the Petronas Twin Tower is the 7th tallest building in the world. The tallest building now is the Burj Khalifa in Dubai.
The top 10 tallest buildings in 2013 are as follows:
- Burj Khalifa Dubai; 2723 feet high - 163 floors.
- Makkah Royal Clock Tower Hotel, Mecca, Saudi Arabia; 1.972 feet - 120 floors
- One World Trade Center New York; 1,776 feet - 104 floors
- Taipei 101, Taipei, Taiwan; 1,669 feet - 101 floors above ground and 5 floors below
- Shanghai World Financial Center, Shanghai, China; 1,614 feet - 101 floors
- International Commerce Centre, Hong Kong, China; 1,588 feet - 118 floors
- Petronas Towers Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; 1,483 feet - 88 floors
- Zifeng Tower, Nanjing, China; 1,480 feet - 89 floors
- The Sears Tower, Chicago; 1,451 feet - 22 floors
- Kungkey 199, Shenzhen, China; 1,449 feet - 22 floors
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