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Taken on a foggy day, from the hills of Beykoz, a northern municipality on the Asian side. The rugged structure of the town is obvious, while the futuristic skyline of the European side dominates the humble dwellings seen at the bottom. The direction is northeast to southwest.

Current statistics showcasing cities with most skyscrapers place my city to 15th place, with 106 high rises. The first place belongs to Hong Kong with an invincible 1,251. NYC wins the silver medal with 593.

According to emporis.com, the list goes as follows:

1 Hong Kong 1,251
2 New York City 593
3 Tokyo 410
4 Chicago 292
5 Dubai 248
6 Shanghai 238
7 Toronto 190
8 Singapore 165
9 Osaka 143
10 Bangkok 125
11 Seoul 123
12 Guangzhou 122
13 Busan 109
14 Moscow 107
15 Istanbul 106
16 Sydney 105
17 Shenzhen 91
18 Kuala Lumpur 89
19 Beijing 85
20 Miami 81

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