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10 Oct 2021
While the rest of the world literally looks up to the Dutch, the tallest people in the tallest country on earth insist it's not easy being so big. So an official study by the Dutch national statistics office CBS finding that they appear to be shrinking might be construed as good news -- even if it could threaten the Netherlands' number one spot as the world's loftiest nation.
22 Feb 2021
An amusement park in Dubai launches world's tallest sky flyer, which is "as tall as the pyramid of Giza" according to the park manager.
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The Leonardo, a 234-meter high skyscraper in the suburbs of Johannasburg, South Africa, is set to become the tallest building in Africa when it officially opens next month.
1 Sep 2019
The Bower Tower sits atop one of the tallest hills in Ibadan. It was erected in 1936 in memory of Captain Robert Lister Bower, the first British resident in the city. Despite its place in history, the towering edifice lacks maintenance and attracts less tourists.

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