Algeria

Africa

Facts

Population

35,600,000

Area

2,381,741 km² • 919,590 mi²

Density

14.9 people per km²

38.7 people per mi²

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Tallest City

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#
52

Tallest City in

the World

#
4

Tallest City in

Africa

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 Great Mosque of Algiers Tower
264.3 m / 867  ft
2 Bahia Center Tower A
111 m / 364  ft
3 Bahia Center Tower B
111 m / 364  ft
4 Bahia Center Tower C
111 m / 364  ft
5 Bahia Center Tower D
111 m / 364  ft
6 Cite Jeanne D'Arc
82 m / 269  ft
7 Sheraton Oran Hotel
77 m / 253  ft
8 Tours Mohammedia
70 m / 230  ft

Research

17 October 2016

Enhancing Social-Cultural Sustainability in Tall Buildings: A Trace from Vernacular Houses

In the age of globalization and continuous urbanization, architects have a greater responsibility to design buildings with comfortable and sustainable environments. However, solutions should not...

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Global News

06 May 2019

Towering Minaret Completed in Algiers

After seven years of construction and over $1 billion in expenses, a new mosque in Algeria may be set to break new global records. The...

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