Tianjin Radio and Television Tower

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A view of the Tianjin TV Tower from its base Tianjin TV Tower.jpg
A view of the Tianjin TV Tower from its base
A view of the Tianjin TV Tower and the surrounding grounds Tianjin TV Tower Grounds.jpg
A view of the Tianjin TV Tower and the surrounding grounds

The Tianjin Radio and Television Tower is a 415.2-metre (1,362 ft) [1] tower in Tianjin, China used primarily for communication. It is the 8th tallest freestanding tower in the world. It was built in 1991 at a cost of $45 million. Approximately two-thirds up the tower is an observation pod with 253 square metres (2,720 sq ft) of floor space (used mostly for communication equipment). It is a member of the World Federation of Great Towers.

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Tianjin Municipality in Peoples Republic of China

Tianjin, formerly romanized as Tientsin, is a coastal metropolis in northern China and one of the nine national central cities of the People's Republic of China (PRC), with a total population of 15,621,200 as of 2016 estimation. Its built-up area, made up of 12 central districts, was home to 12,491,300 inhabitants in 2016 and is also the world's 29th-largest agglomeration and 11th municipality-most populous city proper.

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