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It's about one-and-one-tenth times as tall as The Shanghai World Financial Center
In other words, 50,800 centimeters is 1.03 times the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center, and the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center is 0.9710 times that amount.
(上海环球金融中 上海環球金融中心, Shànghǎi huánqiú jīnróng zhōngxīn) (a.k.a. SWFC) (Shanghai, China) (to spire)
The Shanghai World Financial Center is 49,200 centimeters tall to its roof. It is home to both the world's highest hotel (on its 79th through 93rd floors) and the world's tallest observation deck (on its 100th floor, approximately 47,400 centimeters above ground).
It's about nine-tenths as tall as The Ostankino Tower
In other words, 50,800 centimeters is 0.940 times the height of The Ostankino Tower, and the height of The Ostankino Tower is 1.10 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Останкинская телебашня) (Moscow, Russia) (to spire)
The Ostankino Tower stands 54,000 centimeters to its spire. The tower has been the tallest structure in Europe since its construction in 1967 and was, at at that time, the only free-standing structure taller than 50,000 centimeters.
It's about nine-tenths as tall as The CN Tower
In other words, 50,800 centimeters is 0.918080 times the height of The CN Tower, and the height of The CN Tower is 1.0892 times that amount.
(a.k.a. La Tour CN, a.k.a. Canadian National Tower, a.k.a. Canada's National Tower) (Toronto, Canada) (to spire)
The CN Tower measures 55,333 centimeters tall at its spire. Used only in emergencies and for charitable climbing events, the 2,579-step staircase to the top is the longest metal staircase in the world.
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as tall as The Petronas Twin Towers
In other words, 50,800 centimeters is 1.1240 times the height of The Petronas Twin Towers, and the height of The Petronas Twin Towers is 0.88970 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Menara Berkembar Petronas, a.k.a. Petronas Towers) (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) (to spire)
Each of the Petronas Towers stands 45,190 centimeters to their spires. Holding the record as the tallest buildings in the world from 1998 to 2004, the towers continue to hold the record for the deepest foundation barrettes — up to 11,500 centimeters deep.
It's about four-fifths as tall as a Canton Tower
In other words, 50,800 centimeters is 0.830 times the height of a Canton Tower, and the height of a Canton Tower is 1.20 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 one-and-one-third times as tall as The Empire State Building
In other words, 50,800 centimeters is 1.33330 times the height of The Empire State Building, and the height of The Empire State Building is 0.750020 times that amount.
(New York City, New York) (to top of building)
The Empire State Building stands 38,101 centimeters to its architectural peak. The spire emerging from the top of the building was originally intended to be a mooring mast for blimps whose passengers could disembark onto a landing platform on the 102nd floor of the building.
It's about two-thirds as tall as Gocta Falls
In other words, 50,800 centimeters is 0.6590 times the height of Gocta Falls, and the height of Gocta Falls is 1.520 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.