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CITIC Plaza is an 80-story high-rise building or skyscraper built in Guangzhou, People's Republic of China. Its structural height is 391 m (1,283 ft) including two tall antennas like spires on the top. When it was completed in 1997, it was the tallest building in the world outside of New York and Chicago. Currently, it ranks third in China, behind Jin Mao Building in Shanghai and Two International Finance Centre in Hong Kong, and seventh worldwide in the high-rise ranking. It is, however, the tallest concrete building in the world. Taipei 101, the worlds tallest skyscraper by roof height on high rise. ... Location within China Guangzhou (Simplified Chinese: 广州; Traditional Chinese: 廣州; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Kuang-chou; Jyutping: Gwong2zau1; Yale: GwóngjaÅ«) is the capital of the Guangdong Province in southern China. ... 1997 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... State nickname: Empire State Other U.S. States Capital Albany Largest city New York Governor George Pataki (R) Official languages None (English is de facto) Area 141,205 km² (27th)  - Land 122,409 km²  - Water 18,795 km² (13. ... Chicago (officially named the City of Chicago) is the third largest city in the United States (after New York City and Los Angeles), with an official population of 2,896,016, as of the 2000 census. ... The Jin Mao Building or Jin Mao Tower (Chinese: 金茂大厦; pinyin: ; literally Gold Luxuriance Building) is an 88-story landmark skyscraper in the Lujiazui area of the Pudong district of Shanghai, Peoples Republic of China. ... Shanghai (Chinese: 上海; pinyin: ; Shanghainese IPA: ), situated on the banks of the Yangtze River Delta, is Chinas largest city. ... Two IFC International Finance Centre (IFC) is an integrated commercial development on the waterfront of Hong Kongs Central District. ... This article is about the construction material. ...

Located in the growing and expanding Tianhe District, it is part of a complex of the same name which also consists of two 38-story residential buildings. Its proximity includes a new train station, a new metro station, and the Tianhe Sports Center, where the 6th National Games was held,

See also

This is a list of skyscrapers: // Top 200 skyscrapers by structural height Woolworth building Adapted from [1], and ranks buildings by the highest architectural detail, and does not include the height of structural components that may look like a spire, but are not classified as such. ... Olympiaturm // Towers by height Tehrans Milad Tower is the worlds fourth tallest free standing structure at 435 m. ... China International Trust Investment Company (CITIC) is a state_owned investment company of the Peoples Republic of China, established by Rong Yiren in 1979 with the approval from Deng Xiaoping. ...

External link

  • http://www.emporis.com/en/wm/bu/?id=129488
  • Informations on the tower on architect site

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Skyscrapers/Wolkenkratzer/Wolkenkrabbers/Grattes~ciel Guangzhou, China (410 words)
CITIC Plaza Hotel or Guangdong International Building (200m/657f, 63 stories, 1990).
the Zhongcheng Plaza I and II twin towers.
The buildings are situated in front of CITIC Plaza and on some pictures it seems
CITIC - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (176 words)
China International Trust Investment Company (CITIC) is a state-owned investment company of the People's Republic of China, established by Rong Yiren in 1979 with the approval from Deng Xiaoping.
Its initial aim was to "attract and utilize foreign capital, introduce advanced technologies, and adopt advanced and scientific international practice in operation and management." [1] It now owns 44 subsidiaries (mainly banks) in China, Hong Kong, the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
The founder of CITIC, Rong Yiren, is the son of one of the richest businessmen in China in the 1930s, Rong Desheng (荣德生).
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