Iraq

Middle East

Facts

Population

31,467,000

Area

435,244 km²

168,048 mi²

Density

72.3 people per km²

187.2 people per mi²

# of 150m+ buildings

1 Completed • 1 Under Construction

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Tallest City

Average Building Age

8 Years

Most Common Function*

Office (50%)

Most Common Material*

Concrete (100%)

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

48

Tallest Country in

the World

#

8

Tallest Country in

Middle East

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

Central Bank of Iraq

170 m / 558 ft

2

Grand Millennium Hotel

150 m / 492 ft

3

Empire Business Tower

130 m / 427 ft

4

Sheraton Ishtar Hotel

99 m / 325 ft

5

Aura East Wing

86.4 m / 283 ft

6

Aura West Wing

86.4 m / 283 ft

7

Jaff Tower A

- m / - ft

Research

20 October 2018

The Middle East: 30+ Years of Building Tall

The Middle East region is hosting its first CTBUH International Conference since 2008. In that year, there were 119 completed buildings of 150 meters or...