Kyiv ranks first in Europe in number of highrises

Source : 112 Ukraine

There are 1,199 buildings higher than 35 meters in Ukraine’s capital
18:04, 29 September 2020

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Kyiv ranks the first place among the European cities and the eighth place in the world in the number of high-rise buildings, as SkyscraperPage reported.

Thus, 1,199 buildings higher than 35 meters (12 floors) observed in Kyiv. It is more than in London (1,109) that takes second place in Europe in the number of skyscrapers.

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New York took first place in the rating (6,097 high-rise buildings) and Tokyo is in second place (2,393), while Dubai occupied third place (1,574).

Moscow took the 16th place (550 skyscrapers).

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Besides, one more Ukrainian city – Kharkiv entered the TOP30 list. It took 26th place with 422 high-rise buildings.


As we reported, the IMD World Competitiveness Center's Smart City Observatory, in partnership with Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) compiled a rating of the world's “smartest” cities. Kyiv took 98th place


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