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Revealed: Dubai among world's 20 best skylines

New list compares cities by the visual impact of their skylines based on their buildings' floor count

Revealed: Dubai among world's 20 best skylines
Building website www.emporis.com has released its latest listing that ranks cities by the visual impact of their skylines. Macau ranks at No. 20 in the list
Revealed: Dubai among world's 20 best skylines
At No 19 is Mumbai, India's commercial capital. The ranking in this list is drawn entirely from statistics on the website's database, and reflects only completed high-rise buildings as defined by the Emporis Standards Committee (ESC)
Revealed: Dubai among world's 20 best skylines
18. Rio de Janeiro -- The calculations in the Emporis list do not include TV towers, masts, bridges, or other structures
Revealed: Dubai among world's 20 best skylines
About the formula: Each building is assigned points based on its floor count. The point total for each city is calculated automatically and displayed. At No. 17 on the lost is Kuala Lumpur. \n\n
Revealed: Dubai among world's 20 best skylines
16. Beijing, China
Revealed: Dubai among world's 20 best skylines
15. Shenzhen, China
Revealed: Dubai among world's 20 best skylines
14. Chongqing, China
Revealed: Dubai among world's 20 best skylines
13. Toronto, Canada
Revealed: Dubai among world's 20 best skylines
12. Moscow, Russia
Revealed: Dubai among world's 20 best skylines
11. Guangzhou, China
Revealed: Dubai among world's 20 best skylines
10. Tokyo, Japan
Revealed: Dubai among world's 20 best skylines
9. Bangkok, Thailand
Revealed: Dubai among world's 20 best skylines
8. Dubai, UAE
Revealed: Dubai among world's 20 best skylines
7. Shanghai, China
Revealed: Dubai among world's 20 best skylines
6. Seoul, South Korea
Revealed: Dubai among world's 20 best skylines
5. Sao Paulo, Brazil
Revealed: Dubai among world's 20 best skylines
4. Singapore
Revealed: Dubai among world's 20 best skylines
3. Chicago, US
Revealed: Dubai among world's 20 best skylines
2. New York City, US
Revealed: Dubai among world's 20 best skylines
1. Hong Kong