Facts

Population

8,997,400

Area

86,600 km²

33,436 mi²

Density

103.9 people per km²

269.1 people per mi²

# of 150m+ buildings

4 Completed • 5 Under Construction

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Tallest City

Average Building Age

8 Years

Most Common Function*

Office (44%)

Most Common Material*

Steel/concrete (44%)

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

37

Tallest Country in

the World

#

13

Tallest Country in

Asia

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

Baku Tower

276.3 m / 906 ft

2

Crescent City Office Building

210 m / 689 ft

3

SOCAR Tower

195.9 m / 643 ft

4

Flame Tower 1

181.8 m / 596 ft

5

The Crescent Place

170 m / 558 ft

6

Ministry of Taxes

168 m / 551 ft

7

The Crescent Hotel

166 m / 545 ft

8

Flame Tower 2

164.6 m / 540 ft

9

Flame Tower 3

160.8 m / 528 ft

10

SOFAZ Tower

140 m / 459 ft

CTBUH People & Events

2018 Tall Building Predictions

17 January 2018

Twisting Tall Buildings

18 August 2016

Research

01 August 2020

Assessment of Risk Factors to Cost and Schedule in High-Rise Building Projects

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Research

30 January 2020

Tall Building Predictions for 2020

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Global News

07 February 2020

New Residential Tower Under Construction in Baku

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