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Megacity Istanbul became the European leader in the number of ‘skyscrapers’

Continuing to grow rapidly, the megacity Istanbul hosts more skyscrapers with its increasing population. Turkey has become the country with the highest number of skyscrapers in Europe with a height of more than 150 meters. The highest number of skyscrapers is in Istanbul…

According to February 2022 data shared by the Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat Council, Turkey ranks first in Europe with the number of skyscrapers. In Europe, the city with the most skyscrapers was Istanbul.

Turkey is the country with the most skyscrapers in Europe

While there are discussions that high skyscrapers often spoil the silhouette of the city, new ones continue to be built.

February 2022 data from the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat includes skyscrapers more than 150 meters high.

According to these data, Turkey hosts a total of 67 skyscrapers with a height of more than 150 meters. On the other hand, there are 48 skyscrapers whose construction has been completed in Istanbul.

There are 51 skyscrapers 150 meters high in Russia. England ranks third with 33 skyscrapers in the number of buildings taller than 150 meters.

There are 20 skyscrapers in Germany, 13 in Spain, 12 in Poland, 6 in the Netherlands and Italy, 3 in Austria, 1 in Switzerland and 1 in Sweden with a height of more than 150 meters.

Istanbul is the city with the most skyscrapers in Europe, but Ankara and Izmir are also on the list. There are 48 skyscrapers in Istanbul, 46 in Moscow, and 30 in London, in third place.

Ankara ranks sixth with 11 skyscrapers. Izmir found its place in the top 10 with 6 skyscrapers.

Source: Mynet / Translated by Irem Yildiz

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