Facts

Population

Source: 0

63,181,775 (2011)

Area

242,495 km²

93,627 mi²

Density

260.5 people per km²

674.8 people per mi²

GDP

$2.32 trillion (2012)

# of 150m+ buildings

28 Completed • 14 Under Construction

First 150m+ Building

Tallest Building

Tallest City

Average Building Age

11 Years

Most Common Function*

Office (44%)

Most Common Material*

Composite (45%)

Rankings

by no. of 150m+ completed buildings

#

22

Tallest Country in

the World

#

3

Tallest Country in

Europe

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

The Shard

306 m / 1,004 ft

2

Twentytwo

278.2 m / 913 ft

3

One Canada Square

236 m / 774 ft

4

Landmark Pinnacle

233.2 m / 765 ft

5

Salesforce Tower

230 m / 755 ft

6

The Leadenhall Building

224 m / 735 ft

7

Newfoundland

219.7 m / 721 ft

8

Aspen at Consort Place

215.8 m / 708 ft

9

Valiant Tower

214.5 m / 704 ft

10

One Park Drive

204.9 m / 672 ft

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