It's about one-fifth as tall as a Canton Tower
In other words, 11,500 centimeters is 0.190 times the height of a Canton Tower, and the height of a Canton Tower is 5.30 times that amount.(a.k.a. Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower, a.k.a. 广 州 电 视 观 光 塔) (Guangzhou, China) (to spire)
The Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower stands 61,000 centimeters to its spire. Initially described as holding the record for the tallest Ferris wheel in the world, the ride at the top of the tower is actually an observation carousel; cars complete a trip around the top-floor track about every half-hour.
It's about five-and-a-half times as long as a Cricket Pitch
In other words, 11,500 centimeters is 5.716610 times the length of a Cricket Pitch, and the length of a Cricket Pitch is 0.1749290 times that amount.(per Marylebone Cricket Council / International Cricket Council Law #6)
The length of a cricket pitch, from one bowling crease to the other, is 2,011.680 centimeters. The wickets at either end of the pitch stand 72 centimeters tall including the bails.
It's about six times as long as a Bowling Lane
In other words, 11,500 centimeters is 6.0033 times the length of a Bowling Lane, and the length of a Bowling Lane is 0.166580 times that amount.(USBC specifications; tenpin; including pin deck)
According to the United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling lane should measure 1,915.60 centimeters. In a Professional Bowling Association game, the lane must be lubricated by about 25 ml (0.85 fl. oz) of oil.
It's about one-tenth as tall as Gocta Falls
In other words, 11,500 centimeters is 0.1490 times the height of Gocta Falls, and the height of Gocta Falls is 6.710 times that amount.(a.k.a. Gocta Cataracts, a.k.a. Catarata del Gocta) (Amazonas, Peru) (total height)
Gocta Falls, a waterfall on the Cocahuayco River, measures 77,100 centimeters in total height. Although it sits just 4,200,000 centimeters from the major city of Chachapoyas, the waterfall was unknown to non-locals until it was documented during a 2005 expedition by a German economist.
It's about one-tenth as tall as Burj Dubai
In other words, 11,500 centimeters is 0.1390 times the height of Burj Dubai, and the height of Burj Dubai is 7.190 times that amount.(formally Burj Khalifa, a.k.a. Dubai Tower, a.k.a. برج خليفة) (Dubai, UAE) (to roof)
Burj Khalifa, the tallest manmade structure in the world, stands 82,800 centimeters to its roof. The tower also holds the current records for the world's highest Islamic mosque — at approximately 57,700 centimeters on the 158th floor (of 163 floors) — and the world's tallest outdoor swimming pool — at approximately 28,500 centimeters on the 78th floor.
It's about seven-and-a-half times as tall as The Hollywood Sign
In other words, the height of The Hollywood Sign is 0.130 times 11,500 centimeters.(a.k.a. Hollywoodland Sign) (Mount Lee, Hollywood Hills, Santa Monica Mountains, California)
Each of the white letters in the Hollywood Sign measures 1,500 centimeters tall. Built as an advertisement in 1923, the sign was intended to stand for only eighteen months.
It's about one-tenth as tall as Olo'upena Falls
In other words, 11,500 centimeters is 0.12780 times the height of Olo'upena Falls, and the height of Olo'upena Falls is 7.8250 times that amount.(a.k.a. Oloupena Falls) (Molokai, Hawaii)
Olo'upena Falls rise to 90,010 centimeters in height. The isolated falls are the tallest in the United States and the fourth tallest in the world.