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CITIC Plaza, Guangzhou

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 antenna-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, thus the tallest building in China and Asia. Currently, it ranks third in China, behind Jin Mao Building in Shanghai and Two International Finance Centre in Hong Kong, six in Asia and seventh worldwide in the high-rise ranking. It is, however, the tallest concrete building in the world.

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.

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