Dubai ranks first in the Middle East for the number of skyscrapers
Dubai ranked first in the Middle East and fourth globally in terms of the number of skyscrapers and high-rise buildings, according to the latest data from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH).
Dubai is home to 395 skyscrapers, including 28 buildings over 300 metres tall. Dubai has become a synonymous name for lavish architecture and record-breaking towers, such as the Burj Khalifa, currently the tallest building in the world at 828 metres (2715,<> ft).
Hong Kong ranked first in the world with 657 skyscrapers, including 6 buildings over 300 meters high, followed by Shenzhen in second place with 513 skyscrapers, including 16 buildings with a height of more than 300 meters, and New York in third place with 421 skyscrapers, including 16 buildings with a height of more than 300 meters.