Facts

Population

Source: CIA World Factbook

4,814,144 (2015)

Area

51,060 km²

19,714 mi²

Density

94.3 people per km²

244.2 people per mi²

GDP

$74.09 billion (2015)

# of 150m+ buildings

0 Completed • 0 Under Construction

Tallest City

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

63

Tallest Country in

the World

#

3

Tallest Country in

Central America

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

Leumi Business Center

141 m / 463 ft

2

Torre Paseo Colón 2

101.4 m / 333 ft

3

Torre Paseo Colón 1

98.2 m / 322 ft

4

URBN Escalante

93.9 m / 308 ft

5

Torre Universal

80.7 m / 265 ft

6

Banco Nacional

80.3 m / 263 ft

7

Nest Freses

80 m / 262 ft

8

Asamblea Legislativa de Costa Rica

79.9 m / 262 ft

9

Torre Los Yoses 1

79 m / 259 ft

10

Azenza Tower 1

78 m / 256 ft

CTBUH People & Events

CTBUH 2021 International Conference

08-12 November 2021

2018 Global Walking Tour: Walking on Water Reports

02 August 2018

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