This list of flagpoles by height includes completed flagpoles which are either free–standing or supported, excluding the height of any pedestal (plinth), building, or other base platform which may elevate them. Due to the list's incomplete nature, flagpoles shorter than 120 m (390 ft) are not ranked.

bold Denotes flagpole that is or was once the tallest in the world
Rank Flagpole Image Location Country Height

meters (feet)

Completed Type Coordinates
1 Unnamed New Administrative Capital, Cairo  Egypt 201.952 m (662.57 ft)[1] 26 December 2021 Free–standing
2 Jeddah Flagpole
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King Abdullah Square, Jeddah  Saudi Arabia 171 m (561 ft)[2] 23 September 2014 Free–standing 21°30′27.23″N 39°10′11.03″E / 21.5075639°N 39.1697306°E / 21.5075639; 39.1697306 (Jeddah Flagpole)
3 Dushanbe Flagpole
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Dushanbe  Tajikistan 165 m (541 ft)[3] 24 May 2011 Free–standing 38°34′44.4″N 68°46′48.36″E / 38.579000°N 68.7801000°E / 38.579000; 68.7801000 (Dushanbe Flagpole)
4 National Flag Square Flagpole
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Neftchiler Avenue, Bayil, Baku  Azerbaijan 162 m (531 ft)[4] 1 September 2010 Free–standing 40°20′39.47″N 49°50′41.64″E / 40.3442972°N 49.8449000°E / 40.3442972; 49.8449000 (National Flag Square)
5 Panmunjom Flagpole
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Kijong-dong  North Korea 160 m (520 ft)[5] 1980s[6] Supported 37°56′42.99″N 126°39′18.78″E / 37.9452750°N 126.6552167°E / 37.9452750; 126.6552167 (Panmunjom flagpole)
6 Holy Defence Garden Museum Flagpole
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Tehran  Iran 150 m (490 ft)[7] 21 September 2012 Free–standing 35°45′07.7″N 51°25′23.7″E / 35.752139°N 51.423250°E / 35.752139; 51.423250 (Ashgabat Flagpole)
7 Ashgabat Flagpole
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Ashgabat  Turkmenistan 133 m (436 ft)[8] 29 June 2008 Free–standing 37°53′13.2″N 58°21′1.8″E / 37.887000°N 58.350500°E / 37.887000; 58.350500 (Ashgabat Flagpole)
8 Aqaba Flagpole
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Aqaba  Jordan 130 m (430 ft)[9] 3 October 2004 Free–standing 29°31′18.12″N 35°0′4″E / 29.5217000°N 35.00111°E / 29.5217000; 35.00111 (Aqaba Flagpole)
9 Raghadan Flagpole
World
Amman  Jordan 126.8 m (416 ft)[10] 10 June 2003 Free–standing 31°58′8.15″N 35°56′8.18″E / 31.9689306°N 35.9356056°E / 31.9689306; 35.9356056 (Raghadan Flagpole)
10 Abu Dhabi Flagpole
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Abu Dhabi  United Arab Emirates 122 m (400 ft)[10][11] 2 December 2001 Free–standing 24°28′39.78″N 54°19′55.6″E / 24.4777167°N 54.332111°E / 24.4777167; 54.332111 (UAE Flag)
11 Wagah Flagpole Wagah  Pakistan 122 m (400 ft)[12][13] 2017 Free–standing
12 Acuity Flagpole
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Sheboygan, Wisconsin  United States of America 120 m (390 ft)[14] 24 May 2014 Free–standing 43°43′47.16″N 87°45′23.56″W / 43.7297667°N 87.7565444°W / 43.7297667; -87.7565444 (Acuity Flapole, America's Tallest)
Belgaum Flagpole Belgaum  India 110 m (360 ft)[15] 12 March 2018 Free–standing
Merdeka Square Flagpole
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Merdeka Square, Kuala Lumpur  Malaysia 95 m (312 ft)[16] Free–standing 3°18′51.36″N 101°41′36.924″E / 3.3142667°N 101.69359000°E / 3.3142667; 101.69359000 (Merdeka Square Flagpole)

See also

References

  1. ^ "Tallest flagpole". Guinness World Records. Retrieved 2021-12-31.
  2. ^ "Tallest Unsupported Flagpole". Guinness World Records. Archived from the original on 2021-12-17. Retrieved 2018-03-09.((cite web)): CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  3. ^ "Tallest unsupported flagpole". Guinness World Records. 24 May 2011. Archived from the original on 30 December 2011. Retrieved 14 December 2011.
  4. ^ Abbasov, Rafael (29 May 2010). "Tallest unsupported flagpole". Guinness World Record. Archived from the original on 19 December 2015. Retrieved 29 May 2010.
  5. ^ Potts, Rolf (3 February 1999). "Korea's No-Man's-Land". Salon. Retrieved 25 September 2021.
  6. ^ "Panmunjom: The eerie village where North and South Korean soldiers stare at each other all day". National Post.
  7. ^ https://skyscraperpage.com/cities/?buildingID=15081. Archived from the original on 29 December 2019. Retrieved 23 September 2012. ((cite web)): Missing or empty |title= (help)
  8. ^ "Emporis– Ashgabat flagpole". Emporis. Archived from the original on 29 April 2019. Retrieved 15 April 2021.
  9. ^ "Aqaba Flagpole info on the website of Trident Support Corporation". Archived from the original on 27 January 2011.
  10. ^ a b "Jordan flagpole hits new heights". BBC News. 10 June 2003. Retrieved 27 April 2010.
  11. ^ "Abu Dhabi claims world's tallest flagpole". BBC News. 26 November 2001. Retrieved 27 April 2010.
  12. ^ Rana, Yudhvir (7 July 2017). "Now Pakistan to Hoist its Tallest Flag at Wagah". The Times of India.
  13. ^ "The World's Tallest Flagpoles". World Atlas.
  14. ^ Weyandt, Janet (25 May 2014). "High-flying: Up in time for Memorial Day, Acuity flag is world's tallest". The Sheboygan Press. Archived from the original on 3 April 2015. Retrieved 26 May 2014.
  15. ^ "Karnataka's Belgaum‬ is now home to India's tallest flag". Times Now News.
  16. ^ "Emporis– Merdeka Square Flagpole". Emporis. Archived from the original on 6 March 2022. Retrieved 6 March 2022.