Menara Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) - highest tower in south-east Asia
Where is located Menara Kuala Lumpur?
Address of Menara Kuala Lumpur is 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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When was built Menara Kuala Lumpur?
Built date of Menara Kuala Lumpur is 1992 - May 1996
Facts, informations and history of Menara Kuala Lumpur
Menara Kuala Lumpur is the tallest tower in Southeast Asia and the fourth tallest tower in the world, the only higher are: 553 meters CN Tower in Canada, 537 m Ostankino Tower in Russia and 468 m Shanghai Tower in China.
The stem of the tower is made of vertical ribs from 24.5 to 13.6 meters in diameter. Thickness of the shaft walls from 1.4 to 0.6 meters. The foundations are buried 17 m underground and their maximum diameter is 54 m.
To move in the tower use, among others 4 lifts and stairs with 2058 steps.
The weight of cement used is 45,000 m³, reinforcement 5,300 tons, steel 11,300 tons. The total weight of the tower is approx. 100,000 tons.
Menara KL was built to enrich the quality of telecommunications services and to improve the quality of broadcasting materials. It has also become the symbol of Kuala Lumpur, the city of wonderful lights.
The tower can be divided into 5 main parts: 1) base, 3 floors with service rooms and warehouses; 2) a tourist building, there are administrative offices, souvenir shops and a swimming pool; 3) the core of the tower, consisting of 22 floors with elevators and stairs; 4) tower head; 5) aerial mast.
"Head" has 6 floors and a maximum of 50 meters in diameter, there is a restaurant, a 276 meter viewing platform, a broadcasting station and technical and service rooms.
The building has been designed to withstand winds with a force of up to 150 km / h.
Menara Kuala Lumpur is a member of the prestigious union "World Federation of Great Towers".
Architect of Menara Kuala Lumpur
How many meters have Menara Kuala Lumpur?
Height of Menara Kuala Lumpur is 420.4 meters
Building Menara Kuala Lumpur is of type Television tower
Architectural style of Menara Kuala Lumpur is Modern
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Other dimensions, parameters and frequently asked questions
What area have Menara Kuala Lumpur?
Menara Kuala Lumpur have area of 7 700 m² - area according to the "head"
What material is the building made of?
Menara Kuala Lumpur is made of the following materials: Concrete
The building is also known by other common names or in the original language, i.e. KL Tower
The official website of the building, where up-to-date information can be found, is https://www.menarakl.com.my