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List of tallest structures in Germany

This is a list of Germany's tallest structures, containing all types of structures. Please correct and expand this list.

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Name Pinnacle height Year Construction type Town State Coordinates Remarks
Berliner Fernsehturm 1207 ft 368 m 1969 Tower Berlin Berlin 52°31′14.91″N 13°24′33.95″E / 52.5208083°N 13.4094306°E / 52.5208083; 13.4094306 (Berlin TV Tower) became the tallest building in (all of) Germany since reunification
Sender Donebach 1191 ft 363 m 1982 Guyed Mast Mudau-Donebach Baden-Württemberg 49°33′40.25″N 9°10′22.76″E / 49.5611806°N 9.1729889°E / 49.5611806; 9.1729889 (Donebach transmitter, Mast 1) ; 49°33′33.53″N 9°10′50.82″E / 49.5593139°N 9.1807833°E / 49.5593139; 9.1807833 (Donebach transmitter, Mast 2) prior to the reunification, it was the tallest building in West Germany; both masts demolished on March 2, 2018
Sender Zehlendorf, new longwave transmission mast 1180 ft 359.7 m 1979 Guyed Mast Zehlendorf bei Oranienburg Brandenburg 52°47′41.87″N 13°23′9.5″E / 52.7949639°N 13.385972°E / 52.7949639; 13.385972 (Zehlendorf Longwave Mast)
Richtfunkstelle Berlin-Frohnau 1177 ft 358.6 m 1978 Guyed Mast Berlin-Frohnau Berlin 52°39′13.66″N 13°17′43.59″E / 52.6537944°N 13.2954417°E / 52.6537944; 13.2954417 (Frohnau Radio Relay Mast (demolished)) demolished on February 8, 2009
VLF transmitter DHO38 1158 ft 352.9 m 1982 Guyed Mast Saterland-Ramsloh Lower Saxony 53°05′22.15″N 07°37′06.19″E / 53.0894861°N 7.6183861°E / 53.0894861; 7.6183861 (DHO38, Mast 1) ; 53°05′14.42″N 07°36′31.14″E / 53.0873389°N 7.6086500°E / 53.0873389; 7.6086500 (DHO38, Mast 2) ; 53°04′59.81″N 07°37′09.88″E / 53.0832806°N 7.6194111°E / 53.0832806; 7.6194111 (DHO38, Mast 3) ; 53°04′52.03″N 07°36′34.69″E / 53.0811194°N 7.6096361°E / 53.0811194; 7.6096361 (DHO38, Mast 4) ; 53°04′36.16″N 07°36′58.79″E / 53.0767111°N 7.6163306°E / 53.0767111; 7.6163306 (DHO38, Mast 5) ; 53°04′30.05″N 07°36′22.87″E / 53.0750139°N 7.6063528°E / 53.0750139; 7.6063528 (DHO38, Mast 6) ; 53°04′10.66″N 07°36′41.82″E / 53.0696278°N 7.6116167°E / 53.0696278; 7.6116167 (DHO38, Mast 7) ; 53°04′16.8″N 07°37′17.66″E / 53.071333°N 7.6215722°E / 53.071333; 7.6215722 (DHO38, Mast 8) 8 masts, insulated against ground
Sender Zehlendorf, old longwave transmission mast 1152 ft 351 m 1962 Guyed Mast Zehlendorf bei Oranienburg Brandenburg 52°47′41.87″N 13°23′9.5″E / 52.7949639°N 13.385972°E / 52.7949639; 13.385972 (Zehlendorf Longwave Mast) destroyed on May 18, 1978 at aircraft collision
Sendemast SL3 1148 ft 350 m 1968 Guyed Mast Burg bei Magdeburg Saxony-Anhalt 52°16′9.35″N 11°55′28.84″E / 52.2692639°N 11.9246778°E / 52.2692639; 11.9246778 (SL3 Radio Mast (destroyed)) collapsed on February 18, 1976
Gartow-Höhbeck transmitter, Radio mast Gartow 2 1129 ft 344 m 1977/78 Guyed Mast Gartow Lower Saxony 53°3′55.8″N 11°26′33.9″E / 53.065500°N 11.442750°E / 53.065500; 11.442750 (Gartow 2 Radio Relay Mast)
Europaturm 1107 ft 337.5 m 1979 Tower Frankfurt/Main Hesse 50°8′7.02″N 8°39′16.9″E / 50.1352833°N 8.654694°E / 50.1352833; 8.654694 (Europaturm)
Chimney of Westerholt Power Station 1107 ft 337.5 m 1997 Chimney Gelsenkirchen Northrhine-Westphalia 51°36′4.48″N 7°3′52.16″E / 51.6012444°N 7.0644889°E / 51.6012444; 7.0644889 (Westerholt Power Plant Chimney) demolished in 2006
Deutschlandsender Herzberg/Elster 1106 ft 337 m 1939 Guyed Mast Herzberg/Elster Brandenburg 51°42′59.76″N 13°15′51.5″E / 51.7166000°N 13.264306°E / 51.7166000; 13.264306 (Deutschlandsender III (dismantled)) insulated against ground, dismantled in 1946
Radio mast Gartow 1 1073 ft 327 m 1963 Guyed Mast Gartow Lower Saxony 53°4′7.82″N 11°26′22.42″E / 53.0688389°N 11.4395611°E / 53.0688389; 11.4395611 (Gartow 1 Radio Mast (demolished)) demolished on August 20, 2009
Behren-Bokel Transmitter 1060 ft 323 m 1961 Guyed Mast Behren-Bekel Lower Saxony 52°47′38.23″N 10°31′57.15″E / 52.7939528°N 10.5325417°E / 52.7939528; 10.5325417 (Behren-Bekel TV Mast)
Longwave radio mast Burg 1060 ft 323 m 1953 Guyed Mast Burg bei Magdeburg Saxony-Anhalt 52°17′12.93″N 11°53′50.52″E / 52.2869250°N 11.8973667°E / 52.2869250; 11.8973667 (Burg transmitter, main mast)
FM and TV-mast Wesel 1060 ft 323 m 1968 Guyed Mast Wesel North Rhine-Westphalia 51°38′56.05″N 6°34′40.47″E / 51.6489028°N 6.5779083°E / 51.6489028; 6.5779083 (Wesel TV Mast)
Sender Scharteberg 991 ft 302 m 1985 Guyed Mast Scharteberg Mountain Rhineland-Palatinate 50°13′7.43″N 6°45′1.46″E / 50.2187306°N 6.7504056°E / 50.2187306; 6.7504056 (Scharteberg TV Mast)
Sender Bielstein 991 ft 302 m 1985/86 Guyed Mast Bielstein Mountain North Rhine-Westphalia 51°54′21.74″N 8°49′18.47″E / 51.9060389°N 8.8217972°E / 51.9060389; 8.8217972 (Bielstein TV Mast)
Chimney of Power Plant Scholven 991 ft 302 m Chimney Gelsenkirchen North Rhine-Westphalia 51°36′12.84″N 7°0′7.44″E / 51.6035667°N 7.0020667°E / 51.6035667; 7.0020667 (Scholven Power Plant Main Chimney) ; 51°36′2.06″N 7°0′16.56″E / 51.6005722°N 7.0046000°E / 51.6005722; 7.0046000 (Scholven Power Plant Main Chimney)
Main radio mast Langenberg 988 ft 301 m 1989 Guyed Mast Velbert-Langenberg North Rhine-Westphalia 51°21′22.64″N 7°8′2.84″E / 51.3562889°N 7.1341222°E / 51.3562889; 7.1341222 (Langenberg TV Mast)
UKW-Sendemast Hamburg 984 ft 300 m 1960 Guyed Mast Hamburg-Billstedt Hamburg 53°31′9.14″N 10°6′10.11″E / 53.5192056°N 10.1028083°E / 53.5192056; 10.1028083 (Billstedt TV Mast)
Chimney of Power Plant Jänschwalde 984 ft 300 m 1981 Chimney Jänschwalde Brandenburg 51°49′56.07″N 14°27′10.89″E / 51.8322417°N 14.4530250°E / 51.8322417; 14.4530250 (Jänschwalde Power Plant Chimney) ; 51°49′55.76″N 14°27′25.89″E / 51.8321556°N 14.4571917°E / 51.8321556; 14.4571917 (Jänschwalde Power Plant Chimney) ; 51°49′55.5″N 14°27′40.96″E / 51.832083°N 14.4613778°E / 51.832083; 14.4613778 (Jänschwalde Power Plant Chimney)
Chimney of Power Plant Chemnitz 984 ft 300 m Chimney Chemnitz Saxony 50°51′28.01″N 12°55′25.79″E / 50.8577806°N 12.9238306°E / 50.8577806; 12.9238306 (Chemnitz Power Plant Chimney)
Chimney of Buschhaus Power Station 984 ft 300 m 1984 Chimney Helmstedt Lower-Saxony 52°10′18.35″N 10°58′37.89″E / 52.1717639°N 10.9771917°E / 52.1717639; 10.9771917 (Buschhaus Power Plant Chimney)
Chimney of Herne Power Station 984 ft 300 m 1989 Chimney Herne Northrhine-Westphalia 51°33′2.36″N 7°11′15.27″E / 51.5506556°N 7.1875750°E / 51.5506556; 7.1875750 (Herne Power Plant Chimney)
Chimney of Walsum Power Station 984 ft 300 m 1988 Chimney Walsum Northrhine-Westphalia 51°31′42.81″N 6°42′52.54″E / 51.5285583°N 6.7145944°E / 51.5285583; 6.7145944 (Walsum Power Plant Chimney)
Chimney of Lippendorf Power Station 984 ft 300 m 1967 Chimney Lippendorf Saxony 51°10′36.37″N 12°22′34.94″E / 51.1767694°N 12.3763722°E / 51.1767694; 12.3763722 (Lippendorf Power Plant Chimney (demolished)) demolished in 2005
Chimney of Thierbach Power Station 984 ft 300 m Chimney Espenhain Saxony 51°10′4.83″N 12°30′28.89″E / 51.1680083°N 12.5080250°E / 51.1680083; 12.5080250 (Espenhain Power Plant Chimney (demolished)) demolished
Chimneys of Boxberg Power Station 984 ft 300 m Chimney Boxberg Saxony 51°24′53.95″N 14°33′41.76″E / 51.4149861°N 14.5616000°E / 51.4149861; 14.5616000 (Boxberg Power Plant Chimney) ; 51°24′55″N 14°33′48.94″E / 51.41528°N 14.5635944°E / 51.41528; 14.5635944 (Boxberg Power Plant Chimney) ; 51°24′57.17″N 14°34′0.18″E / 51.4158806°N 14.5667167°E / 51.4158806; 14.5667167 (Boxberg Power Plant Chimney) ; 51°24′59.93″N 14°34′19.09″E / 51.4166472°N 14.5719694°E / 51.4166472; 14.5719694 (Boxberg Power Plant Chimney)
Chimneys of Marl-Chemiepark Power Station 984 ft 300 m Chimney Marl Northrhine-Westphalia 51°41′34″N 7°6′33″E / 51.69278°N 7.10917°E / 51.69278; 7.10917 (Marl Power Plant Chimney (demolished)) demolished
Transmitter Steinkimmen 978 ft 298 m 1956 Guyed Mast Steinkimmen Lower Saxony 53°2′36.02″N 8°27′31.17″E / 53.0433389°N 8.4586583°E / 53.0433389; 8.4586583 (Steinkimmen TV Mast)
Fernmeldeturm Nürnberg 958 ft 292 m 1977 Tower Nuremberg Bavaria 49°25′33.46″N 11°2′20.29″E / 49.4259611°N 11.0389694°E / 49.4259611; 11.0389694 (Nuremberg TV Tower)
Olympiaturm 950 ft 289.5 m 1968 Tower Munich Bavaria 48°10′27.79″N 11°33′13.56″E / 48.1743861°N 11.5537667°E / 48.1743861; 11.5537667 (Olmpia Tower)
Transmitter Riegelsberg 942 ft 287 m Guyed Mast Riegelsberg Saarland 49°17′28.79″N 6°55′17.19″E / 49.2913306°N 6.9214417°E / 49.2913306; 6.9214417 (Schocksberg TV Mast)
Telemax 926 ft 282.2 m 1992 Tower Hannover Lower-Saxony 52°23′34.72″N 9°47′58.89″E / 52.3929778°N 9.7996917°E / 52.3929778; 9.7996917 (Telemax)
Chimney of Bergkamen Power Station 925 ft 282 m 1981 Chimney Bergkamen Northrhine-Westphalia 51°38′12.16″N 7°37′14.05″E / 51.6367111°N 7.6205694°E / 51.6367111; 7.6205694 (Bergkamen Power Plant Chimney)
Chimney of Unit E4 of Werdohl-Elverlingsen Power Station 925 ft 282 m 1982 Chimney Werdohl Northrhine-Westphalia 51°16′33.04″N 7°42′26.24″E / 51.2758444°N 7.7072889°E / 51.2758444; 7.7072889 (Chimney of Unit E4 of Werdohl-Elverlingsen Power Station)
Gersteinwerk Chimney 925 ft 282 m 1984 Chimney Werne Northrhine-Westphalia 51°40′24.79″N 7°43′14.28″E / 51.6735528°N 7.7206333°E / 51.6735528; 7.7206333 (Gersteinwerk Chimney)
Longwave transmitter Europe 1, Mast 1 919 ft 282 m 1954/55 Guyed Mast Felsberg-Berus Saarland 49°17′4.2″N 6°40′57.73″E / 49.284500°N 6.6827028°E / 49.284500; 6.6827028 (Europe 1 Radio Mast 1) insulated against ground
Longwave transmitter Europe 1, Mast 2 919 ft 280 m 1954/55 Guyed Mast Felsberg-Berus Saarland 49°16′55.86″N 6°40′46.16″E / 49.2821833°N 6.6794889°E / 49.2821833; 6.6794889 (Europe 1 Radio Mast 2) insulated against ground
Transmitter Dieblich-Naßheck 919 ft 280 m Guyed Mast Dieblich-Naßheck Rhineland-Palatinate 50°15′36.13″N 7°31′15.45″E / 50.2600361°N 7.5209583°E / 50.2600361; 7.5209583 (Dieblich-Naßheck TV Mast)
Transmitter Torfhaus 918 ft 279.8 m Guyed Mast Torfhaus Lower Saxony 51°48′6.62″N 10°31′55.84″E / 51.8018389°N 10.5321778°E / 51.8018389; 10.5321778 (Torfhaus NDR-TV Mast)
Heinrich-Hertz-Turm 918 ft 279.7 m 1968 Tower Hamburg Hamburg 53°33′47.19″N 9°58′32.88″E / 53.5631083°N 9.9758000°E / 53.5631083; 9.9758000 (Heinrich-Hertz-Turm)
Longwave transmitter Europe 1, Mast 3 906 ft 276 m 1954/55 Guyed Mast Felsberg-Berus Saarland 49°16′47.55″N 6°40′34.48″E / 49.2798750°N 6.6762444°E / 49.2798750; 6.6762444 (Europe 1 Radio Mast 3) insulated against ground
Chimney of Ibbenbüren Power Station 902 ft 275 m 1985 Chimney Ibbenbüren Northrhine-Westphalia 52°17′9.11″N 7°44′45.23″E / 52.2858639°N 7.7458972°E / 52.2858639; 7.7458972 (Ibbenbüren Power Plant Chimney)
Chimney of Rüstersieler Power Station 902 ft 275 m Chimney Rüstersieler Lower-Saxony 53°33′56.93″N 8°8′46.46″E / 53.5658139°N 8.1462389°E / 53.5658139; 8.1462389 (Rüstersieler Power Plant Chimney)
Main transmission mast Mühlacker 896 ft 273 m Guyed Mast Mühlacker Baden-Württemberg 48°56′27.67″N 8°51′8.24″E / 48.9410194°N 8.8522889°E / 48.9410194; 8.8522889 (Mühlacker transmitter, Main Mast) insulated against ground
Schwerin-Zippendorf Transmission Mast 896 ft 273 m Guyed Mast Schwerin Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania 53°35′30.95″N 11°27′20.09″E / 53.5919306°N 11.4555806°E / 53.5919306; 11.4555806 (Schwerin-Zippendorf TV Mast) close to TV Tower Schwerin-Zippendorf
Longwave transmitter Europe 1, Mast 4 886 ft 270 m 1954/55 Guyed Mast Felsberg-Berus Saarland 49°16′39.18″N 6°40′22.72″E / 49.2775500°N 6.6729778°E / 49.2775500; 6.6729778 (Europe 1 Radio Mast 4) insulated against ground
Colonius 873 ft 266m 1981 Tower Cologne Northrhine-Westphalia 50°56′49.54″N 6°55′55.08″E / 50.9470944°N 6.9319667°E / 50.9470944; 6.9319667 (Colonius)
Aholming transmitter 869 ft 265 m Guyed Mast Aholming Bavaria 48°43′50.55″N 12°55′47.04″E / 48.7307083°N 12.9297333°E / 48.7307083; 12.9297333 (Aholming transmitter, Mast 1) ; 48°43′38.46″N 12°56′2.06″E / 48.7273500°N 12.9339056°E / 48.7273500; 12.9339056 (Aholming transmitter, Mast 2) 2 masts
Central masts Nauen 853 ft 260 m 1920 Guyed Mast Nauen Brandenburg 52°38′56″N 12°54′30″E / 52.64889°N 12.90833°E / 52.64889; 12.90833 (Nauen transmitter) dismantled in 1945
Commerzbank Tower 850 ft 259 m 1997 Skyscraper Frankfurt/Main Hesse 50°6′40.26″N 8°40′27.08″E / 50.1111833°N 8.6741889°E / 50.1111833; 8.6741889 (Commerzbank Tower)
Transmitter Dannenberg 846 ft 258 m Guyed Mast Dannenberg Lower Saxony 53°3′55.7″N 10°53′49.91″E / 53.065472°N 10.8971972°E / 53.065472; 10.8971972 (Zernien TV Mast)
Messeturm 843 ft 257 m 1990 Skyscraper Frankfurt/Main Hesse 50°6′44.51″N 8°39′10.07″E / 50.1123639°N 8.6527972°E / 50.1123639; 8.6527972 (Messeturm)
longwave transmitter Erching 840 ft 256 m 1953 Guyed Mast Erching Bavaria 48°18′11.29″N 11°43′13.63″E / 48.3031361°N 11.7204528°E / 48.3031361; 11.7204528 (Erching longwave radio mast (demolished)) dismantled
Moorburg Power Station Chimney 840 ft 256 m 1974 Chimney Hamburg Hamburg 53°29′20″N 9°56′59″E / 53.48889°N 9.94972°E / 53.48889; 9.94972 (Moorburg Power Plant Chimney) demolished; at its demolition by explosives on April 24, 2004 further damages occurred, because debris flew on other tracks as calculated
Fernmeldeturm Kühkopf 837 ft 255 m 1975 Tower Koblenz-Kühkopf Rhineland-Palatinate 50°18′32.15″N 7°34′10.33″E / 50.3089306°N 7.5695361°E / 50.3089306; 7.5695361 (Koblenz-Kühkopf Telecommunication Tower)
Fernsehturm Dresden-Wachwitz 827 ft 252 m Tower Dresden Saxony 51°2′24.11″N 13°50′19.93″E / 51.0400306°N 13.8388694°E / 51.0400306; 13.8388694 (Dresden TV Tower)
Central Mast Eilvese 820 ft 250 m 1913 Guyed Mast Eilvese Lower-Saxony 52°31′40″N 9°24′24″E / 52.52778°N 9.40667°E / 52.52778; 9.40667 (Eilvese transmitter (demolished)) demolished in 1931
Chimney of Voerde Power Station 820 ft 250 m 1982 Chimney Voerde Northrhine-Westphalia 51°34′37.65″N 6°40′53.19″E / 51.5771250°N 6.6814417°E / 51.5771250; 6.6814417 (Voerde Power Plant Chimney)
Chimney Grosskrotzenburg Power Station 820 ft 250 m Chimney Großkrotzenburg Hessen 50°5′17.76″N 8°57′5.97″E / 50.0882667°N 8.9516583°E / 50.0882667; 8.9516583 (Staudinger Power Plant Chimney)
Chimney Lünen Power Station 820 ft 250 m Chimney Lünen Northrhine-Westphalia 51°36′50.79″N 7°28′53.12″E / 51.6141083°N 7.4814222°E / 51.6141083; 7.4814222 (Lünen Power Plant Chimney)
Chimney of Unit 6 of Bremen-Hafen Power Station 820 ft 250 m Chimney Bremen Bremen 53°7′29.54″N 8°43′43.11″E / 53.1248722°N 8.7286417°E / 53.1248722; 8.7286417 (Bremen-Harbour Power Plant Chimney)
Chimney of Altbach Power Station 820 ft 250 m Chimney Altbach Baden-Württemberg 48°43′1.42″N 9°22′2.91″E / 48.7170611°N 9.3674750°E / 48.7170611; 9.3674750 (Altbach Power Plant Chimney) ; 48°43′2.77″N 9°22′26.82″E / 48.7174361°N 9.3741167°E / 48.7174361; 9.3741167 (Altbach Power Plant Chimney)
Chimney of Heilbronn Power Station 820 ft 250 m Chimney Heilbronn Baden-Württemberg 49°10′31.91″N 9°12′27.19″E / 49.1755306°N 9.2075528°E / 49.1755306; 9.2075528 (Heilbronn Power Plant Chimney) ; 49°10′29.67″N 9°12′26.47″E / 49.1749083°N 9.2073528°E / 49.1749083; 9.2073528 (Heilbronn Power Plant Chimney)
Chimney of Hagenwerder Power Plant, Unit III 820 ft 250 m 1972/73 Chimney Görlitz/Hagenwerder Saxony 51°3′42″N 14°56′55″E / 51.06167°N 14.94861°E / 51.06167; 14.94861 (Haugenwerder Power Plant Chimney (demolished)) demolished by explosives on June 19, 1998
Chimney of Wilhelmshaven Power Station (E.ON) 820 ft 250 m 1976 Chimney Wilhelmshaven Lower Saxony
Chimneys Duisburg-Schwelgern 820 ft 250 m Chimneys Duisburg Nordrhein-Westfalen 51°30′14.42″N 6°43′59.6″E / 51.5040056°N 6.733222°E / 51.5040056; 6.733222 (Schwelgern Power Plant Chimney) ; 51°30′13.42″N 6°44′0.07″E / 51.5037278°N 6.7333528°E / 51.5037278; 6.7333528 (Schwelgern Power Plant Chimney)
ERD-Chimney 820 ft 250 m 1981 Chimney Duisburg Nordrhein-Westfalen 51 26 38 N 006 43 45 E demolished in 1997
Chimney Duisburg-Hochfeld 820 ft 250 m Chimney Duisburg Nordrhein-Westfalen 51°25′20.16″N 6°44′21.48″E / 51.4222667°N 6.7393000°E / 51.4222667; 6.7393000 (Hochfeld Power Plant Chimney)
Chimney of Mehrum Power Station 820 ft 250 m Chimney Hohenhameln Lower Saxony 52°18′54.16″N 10°5′37.65″E / 52.3150444°N 10.0937917°E / 52.3150444; 10.0937917 (Hohenhameln Power Plant Chimney)
Chimney of Merkenich Heating Power Station 820 ft 250 m Chimney Cologne Northrhine-Westphalia 51°01′5.03″N 6°57′52.14″E / 51.0180639°N 6.9644833°E / 51.0180639; 6.9644833 (Merkenich Power Plant Chimney)
Hamburg-Rahlstedt transmitter, new mast 820 ft 250 m 2010 Guyed mast Hamburg-Rahlstedt Hamburg 53°37′33″N 10°11′45″E / 53.62583°N 10.19583°E / 53.62583; 10.19583 (Hamburg-Rahlstedt TV Mast)
Transmitter Berlin-Koepenick, main mast (J1-Mast) 814 ft 248 m 1953 Guyed Mast Berlin Berlin 52°28′31″N 13°35′32″E / 52.47528°N 13.59222°E / 52.47528; 13.59222 (J1-Mast Berlin-Köpenick) insulated against ground, demolished
Transmitter Berlin-Koepenick, J2-Mast 814 ft 248 m 1953 Guyed Mast Berlin Berlin 52°28′31″N 13°35′32″E / 52.47528°N 13.59222°E / 52.47528; 13.59222 (J2-Mast Berlin-Köpenick) grounded, dismantled in 1984 and rebuilt with reduced height (142.8 m) on site of transmitter Wachenbrunn
Naturstromspeicher Gaildorf 246.5 m 2017 Wind turbine with integreted pumped storage Gaildorf Baden-Württemberg 49°00′37″N 9°47′46″E / 49.010275°N 9.796200°E / 49.010275; 9.796200 ("WKA2") (for one of four wind turbínes) 178 metre hub height, rotor diameter 137 m, world's tallest wind turbine as of 2017
Rottweil Test Tower 246 m 2017 ThyssenKrupp's Test Tower for elevators Rottweil Baden-Württemberg second highest test tower in the world
Transmitter Saarburg 804 ft 245 m Guyed Mast Saarburg Saarland 49°37′43.41″N 6°36′47.48″E / 49.6287250°N 6.6131889°E / 49.6287250; 6.6131889 (Saarburg TV Mast)
Rostock-Krummendorf transmitter 804 ft 245 m construction Guyed Mast Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania Rostock 54°07′46.04″N 12°07′34.47″E / 54.1294556°N 12.1262417°E / 54.1294556; 12.1262417 (Rostock-Krummendorf transmitter)
Central Tower Königs Wusterhausen 797 ft 243 m 1925 Tower Königs Wusterhausen Brandenburg 52°18′19″N 13°36′43″E / 52.30528°N 13.61194°E / 52.30528; 13.61194 (Königs Wusterhausen Central Tower (destroyed)) collapsed on November 15, 1972
Chimney of Marl-Chemiepark Power Station II 791 ft 241 m Chimney Marl Northrhine-Westphalia 51°41′4.4″N 7°5′59.62″E / 51.684556°N 7.0998944°E / 51.684556; 7.0998944 (Marl Chemiepark Chimney)
Chimney of Scholven A Power Station 789 ft 240.5 m Chimney Gelsenkirchen Northrhine-Westphalia 51°35′59.83″N 7°0′20.27″E / 51.5999528°N 7.0056306°E / 51.5999528; 7.0056306 (Scholven A Power Station Chimney)
Main Tower 787 ft 240 m 1999 Skyscraper Frankfurt/Main Hesse 50°6′44.46″N 8°40′19.84″E / 50.1123500°N 8.6721778°E / 50.1123500; 8.6721778 (Maintower) roof height: 200 m
Chimney of Voerde Power Station 787 ft 240 m Chimney Voerde Northrhine-Westphalia 51°34′36.29″N 6°41′6.85″E / 51.5767472°N 6.6852361°E / 51.5767472; 6.6852361 (Voerde Power Station, 240 m tall chimney)
Chimneys of Bexbach Power Station 787 ft 240 m Chimney Bexbach Saarland 49°21′48.51″N 7°14′13.38″E / 49.3634750°N 7.2370500°E / 49.3634750; 7.2370500 (Bexbach Power Station Chimney)
Chimney of Cuno Power Station 787 ft 240 m Chimney Herdecke Northrhine-Westphalia 51°24′15.41″N 7°24′49.09″E / 51.4042806°N 7.4136361°E / 51.4042806; 7.4136361 (Cuno Power Station Chimney)
Transmitter Thurnau 787 ft 240 m 1980 Guyed Mast Thurnau Bavaria 49°59′14.93″N 11°22′36.03″E / 49.9874806°N 11.3766750°E / 49.9874806; 11.3766750 (Thurnau Mediumwave Radio Mast) insulated against ground
Steel tube radio mast Langenberg 787 ft 240 m 1940/41 Guyed Mast Velbert-Langenberg North Rhine-Westphalia insulated against ground, demolished on April 12, 1945
Transmitter Cremlingen 787 ft 240 m 1965 Guyed Mast Cremlingen Lower-Saxony 52°17′37.96″N 10°43′37.32″E / 52.2938778°N 10.7270333°E / 52.2938778; 10.7270333 (Cremlingen Main Broadcasting Mast (today 188 m tall)) insulated against ground, in 1978 height reduced to 188 m
Bodenseesender, main mast (Teufelsturm) 787 ft 240 m 1978 Guyed Mast Messkirch Baden-Württemberg 48°1′24.33″N 9°6′58.44″E / 48.0234250°N 9.1162333°E / 48.0234250; 9.1162333 (Teufelsturm) insulated against ground
Wiederau transmitter, J1-mast 774 ft 236 m 1953 Guyed Mast Wiederau Free State of Saxony 51°11′4.48″N 12°17′2.85″E / 51.1845778°N 12.2841250°E / 51.1845778; 12.2841250 (Wiederau, J1-Mast) insulated against ground
Bremen-Walle Telecommunication Tower 773 ft 235.7 m 1986 Tower Bremen-Walle Bremen 53°5′44.61″N 8°47′30.71″E / 53.0957250°N 8.7918639°E / 53.0957250; 8.7918639 (Bremen-Walle Telecommunication Tower)
Chimney Power Station Schwandorf 771 ft 235 m Chimney Schwandorf Bavaria 49°18′13.82″N 12°4′39.05″E / 49.3038389°N 12.0775139°E / 49.3038389; 12.0775139 (Schwandorf Power Plant Chimney) ; 49°18′14.42″N 12°4′35.33″E / 49.3040056°N 12.0764806°E / 49.3040056; 12.0764806 (Schwandorf Power Plant Chimney) demolished
Rheinturm Düsseldorf 768 ft 234.2 m 1981 Tower Düsseldorf Northrhine-Westphalia 51°13′4.37″N 6°45′41.87″E / 51.2178806°N 6.7616306°E / 51.2178806; 6.7616306 (Rheinturm)
Schleptruper Egge transmitter 768 ft 234 m Guyed Mast Bramsche Lower-Saxony 52°22′28.57″N 8°1′47.76″E / 52.3746028°N 8.0299333°E / 52.3746028; 8.0299333 (Schleptruper Egge TV Mast)
Longwave transmitter Europe 1, backup antenna 768 ft 234 m 1954/55 Guyed Mast Felsberg-Berus Saarland 49°17′8.93″N 6°39′31.71″E / 49.2858139°N 6.6588083°E / 49.2858139; 6.6588083 (Europe 1 transmitter, backup antenna, mast 1) ; 49°17′1.54″N 6°39′23.6″E / 49.2837611°N 6.656556°E / 49.2837611; 6.656556 (Europe 1 transmitter, backup antenna, mast 2) 2 masts, insulated against ground
Karlsruhe Rhine Harbour Thermal Power Plant, Large Chimney 764 ft 233 m Chimney Karlsruhe Baden-Württemberg 49°0′41.23″N 8°18′14.26″E / 49.0114528°N 8.3039611°E / 49.0114528; 8.3039611 (Rhine Harbour Thermal Power Plant Chimney)
Chimneys Weiher Power Station 761 ft 232 m Chimney Quierschied-Weiher Saarland 49°20′5.23″N 7°2′7.85″E / 49.3347861°N 7.0355139°E / 49.3347861; 7.0355139 (Weiher Power Station Chimney)
Radio Mast Bungsberg (new) 758 ft 231 m 2005 Guyed Mast Bungsberg Schleswig-Holstein 54°13′1.44″N 10°42′59.47″E / 54.2170667°N 10.7165194°E / 54.2170667; 10.7165194 (New Radio Mast Bungsberg) close to Fernmeldeturm Bungsberg
Radio Mast Bungsberg (old) 758 ft 231 m 1960 Guyed Mast Bungsberg Schleswig-Holstein 54°12′59.66″N 10°43′6.92″E / 54.2165722°N 10.7185889°E / 54.2165722; 10.7185889 (Old Radio Mast Bungsberg (dismantled)) close to Fernmeldeturm Bungsberg, dismantled in 2006
Dillberg transmitter 758 ft 231 m 1978 Guyed Mast Dillberg Bavaria 49°19′24.61″N 11°22′50.42″E / 49.3235028°N 11.3806722°E / 49.3235028; 11.3806722 (Dillberg transmitter, mast 1) grounded mast with cage antenna for MW
Transmitter Stollberg 758 ft 231 m 1993 Guyed Mast Stollberg North Rhine-Westphalia 50°46′43.8″N 6°14′37.14″E / 50.778833°N 6.2436500°E / 50.778833; 6.2436500 (Stollberg TV Mast)
Fernmeldeturm Kiel 755 ft 230 m 1972 Tower Kiel Schleswig-Holstein 54°18′2.25″N 10°7′6.2″E / 54.3006250°N 10.118389°E / 54.3006250; 10.118389 (Fernmeldeturm Kiel)
Friedrich-Clemens-Gerke Tower 755 ft 230 m 1991 Tower Cuxhaven Lower Saxony 53°51′22.72″N 8°40′39.23″E / 53.8563111°N 8.6775639°E / 53.8563111; 8.6775639 (Friedrich-Clemens-Gerke Tower)
Chimney of Voerde Power Station 755 ft 230 m Chimney Voerde Northrhine-Westphalia 51°34′43.66″N 6°40′45.13″E / 51.5787944°N 6.6792028°E / 51.5787944; 6.6792028 (Voerde Power Station, 230 m tall chimney)
Chimney of Castrop-Rauxel Power Station 755 ft 230 m Chimney Castrop-Rauxel Northrhine-Westphalia 51°34′49.37″N 7°18′49.19″E / 51.5803806°N 7.3136639°E / 51.5803806; 7.3136639 (Castrop-Rauxel Power Station Chimney)
Radio mast Berlin-Scholzplatz 755 ft 230 m 1963 Guyed Mast Berlin Berlin 52°30′21.82″N 13°13′10.26″E / 52.5060611°N 13.2195167°E / 52.5060611; 13.2195167 (Berlin-Scholzplatz TV Mast)
Karlsruhe Rhine Harbour Thermal Power Plant, Chimney of Unit 8 755 ft 230 m 2008 Chimney Karlsruhe Baden-Württemberg
Wind Turbine in Hausbay-Bickenbach 673 ft 229.5 m 2016 Wind turbine on concrete-steel tower Hausbay-Bickenbach Rhineland-Palatinate 164 metre hub height, rotor diameter 131 m
Radio Mast Leichlingen 751 ft 229 m Guyed Mast Leichlingen Northrhine-Westphalia 51°7′8.54″N 7°6′0.48″E / 51.1190389°N 7.1001333°E / 51.1190389; 7.1001333 (Leichlingen TV Mast)
Elbe Crossing 2 745 ft 227 m 1976–1978 Lattice tower Stade Lower Saxony; Hetlinger Schanze, Schleswig-Holstein 53°35′39.97″N 9°35′28.16″E / 53.5944361°N 9.5911556°E / 53.5944361; 9.5911556 (Elbe Crossing 2, Lühesand Pylon) ; 53°36′8.36″N 9°36′11.71″E / 53.6023222°N 9.6032528°E / 53.6023222; 9.6032528 (Elbe Crossing 2, Hetlinger Schanze Pylon) two electricity pylons
Transmitter Aurich-Popens 745 ft 227 m Guyed Mast Aurich Lower Saxony 53°27′41.76″N 7°30′24.83″E / 53.4616000°N 7.5068972°E / 53.4616000; 7.5068972 (Aurich-Popens TV Mast)
Lingen transmitter 745 ft 227 m Guyed Mast Lingen Lower Saxony 52°32′6.48″N 7°21′11″E / 52.5351333°N 7.35306°E / 52.5351333; 7.35306 (Lingen TV Mast) grounded mast with cage aerial for MF
Chimney of Heyden Power Station 745 ft 227 m Chimney Petershagen Northrhine-Westphalia 52°22′53.79″N 8°59′55.2″E / 52.3816083°N 8.998667°E / 52.3816083; 8.998667 (Heyden Power Station Chimney)
Chimney of Erfurt-Ost Heating Power Station 741 ft 226 m Chimney Erfurt Thuringia 51 00 55 N 011 02 23 E demolished
Chimney of Gera-Nord Heating Power Station (3 Essen) 738 ft 225 m Chimney Gera Thuringia 50°54′18.59″N 12°3′48.34″E / 50.9051639°N 12.0634278°E / 50.9051639; 12.0634278 (3 Essen) ; 50°54′17.65″N 12°3′44.96″E / 50.9049028°N 12.0624889°E / 50.9049028; 12.0624889 (3 Essen) ; 50°54′15.69″N 12°3′48.6″E / 50.9043583°N 12.063500°E / 50.9043583; 12.063500 (3 Essen)
Kirchlinteln transmitter 738 ft 225 m Guyed Mast Kirchlinteln Lower Saxony 52°54′34.27″N 9°18′21.77″E / 52.9095194°N 9.3060472°E / 52.9095194; 9.3060472 (Kirchlinteln TV Mast)
Chimney Jena Heating Power Station 738 ft 225 m Chimney Jena Thuringia 50°53′51.53″N 11°35′12.5″E / 50.8976472°N 11.586806°E / 50.8976472; 11.586806 (Jena Heating Power Station Chimney)
Chimney Altchemnitz 738 ft 225 m Chimney Altchemnitz Saxony 50°47′54.9″N 12°55′2.7″E / 50.798583°N 12.917417°E / 50.798583; 12.917417 (Altchemnitz Chimney)
Bleialf transmitter 735 ft 224 m Guyed Mast Bleialf Rhineland-Palatinate 50°15′16.77″N 6°21′32.29″E / 50.2546583°N 6.3589694°E / 50.2546583; 6.3589694 (Bleialf TV Mast)
Fernmeldeturm Münster 42 730 ft 222.5 m 1986 Tower Münster Northrhine-Westphalia 51°56′59.64″N 7°39′58.97″E / 51.9499000°N 7.6663806°E / 51.9499000; 7.6663806 (Münster Telecommunication Tower)
Chimney of Schilling Power Station 722 ft 220 m 1962 Chimney Stade Lower Saxony 53°37′7.34″N 9°32′4.98″E / 53.6187056°N 9.5347167°E / 53.6187056; 9.5347167 (Schilling Power Station Chimney (demolished)) demolished
Chimney of Zolling power station 722 ft 220 m Chimney Zolling Bavaria 48°27′19.05″N 11°47′58.25″E / 48.4552917°N 11.7995139°E / 48.4552917; 11.7995139 (Zolling Power Station Chimney)
Transmitter Hoher Meisner, FM- and TV transmission mast 722 ft 220 m Guyed Mast Hoher Meisner Hesse 51°12′26.21″N 9°50′51.64″E / 51.2072806°N 9.8476778°E / 51.2072806; 9.8476778 (Hoher Meisner TV Mast)
Rimberg transmitter 722 ft 220 m Guyed Mast Rimberg Hesse 50°47′50.63″N 9°27′40.31″E / 50.7973972°N 9.4611972°E / 50.7973972; 9.4611972 (Rimberg TV Mast)
Peheim transmitter 722 ft 220 m Guyed Mast Peheim Lower-Saxony 52°53′17.47″N 7°50′59.79″E / 52.8881861°N 7.8499417°E / 52.8881861; 7.8499417 (Peheim TV Mast)
Florianturm (Dortmund TV Tower) 720 ft 219.6 m 1959 Tower Dortmund Northrhine-Westphalia 51°29′47.71″N 7°28′35.78″E / 51.4965861°N 7.4766056°E / 51.4965861; 7.4766056 (Florianturm (Dortmund TV Tower))
Heidenberg transmitter 719 ft 219 m Guyed Mast Schwabach Bavaria 49°17′1.21″N 10°59′12.6″E / 49.2836694°N 10.986833°E / 49.2836694; 10.986833 (Heidenberg TV Mast)
Transmitter Büttelberg 719 ft 219 m Guyed Mast Büttelberg Bavaria 49°24′52.55″N 10°22′40.64″E / 49.4145972°N 10.3779556°E / 49.4145972; 10.3779556 (Büttelberg TV Mast)
Heidelstein transmitter 715 ft 218 m Guyed Mast Heidelstein Bavaria 50°27′38.12″N 10°0′24.39″E / 50.4605889°N 10.0067750°E / 50.4605889; 10.0067750 (Heidelstein TV Mast)
Chimney of West Power Station 715 ft 218 m 1970 Chimney Voerde Northrhine-Westphalia
Fernsehturm Stuttgart 711 ft 216,8 m 1956 Tower Stuttgart-Degerloch Baden-Württemberg 48°45′20.67″N 9°11′24.76″E / 48.7557417°N 9.1902111°E / 48.7557417; 9.1902111 (Stuttgart TV Tower) world's first concrete TV tower
Flensburg-Jürgensby transmitter 709 ft 216 m Guyed Mast Flensburg-Jürgensby Schleswig-Holstein 54°48′8″N 9°27′13″E / 54.80222°N 9.45361°E / 54.80222; 9.45361 (Flensburg-Jürgensby TV Mast (demolished)) insulated against ground, demolished in 1990
Flensburg-Engelsby transmitter 705 ft 215 m Guyed Mast Flensburg-Engelsby Schleswig-Holstein 54°47′30.71″N 9°30′12.57″E / 54.7918639°N 9.5034917°E / 54.7918639; 9.5034917 (Flensburg-Engelsby TV Mast) grounded mast with cage antenna for MF
Fernmeldeturm Mannheim 698 ft 212.8 m 1975 Tower Mannheim Baden-Württemberg 49°29′12.85″N 8°29′31.99″E / 49.4869028°N 8.4922194°E / 49.4869028; 8.4922194 (Mannheim TV Tower)
Fernmeldeturm Berlin 696 ft 212 m 1964 Tower Berlin Berlin 52°25′3.02″N 13°07′39.92″E / 52.4175056°N 13.1277556°E / 52.4175056; 13.1277556 (Fernmeldeturm Berlin)
Transmitter Hühnerberg 696 ft 212 m 1985 Guyed Mast Hühnerberg Bavaria 48°47′8.16″N 10°40′6.05″E / 48.7856000°N 10.6683472°E / 48.7856000; 10.6683472 (Hühnerberg TV Mast)
Leher Feld Transmitter, FM/TV-Mast 692 ft 211 m 1951 Guyed Mast Bremen Bremen 53°06′25″N 8°52′40″E / 53.10694°N 8.87778°E / 53.10694; 8.87778 (Leher Feld TV Mast (demolished)) demolished on January 31, 1999
Transmitter Göttelborner Höhe 692 ft 211 m 1959 Guyed Mast Saarbrücken Saarland 49°20′26.5″N 7°0′55.7″E / 49.340694°N 7.015472°E / 49.340694; 7.015472 (Göttelborner Höhe TV Mast)
Wiederau transmitter, UHF-mast 692 ft 211 m 1969 Guyed Mast Wiederau Saxony 51°11′4.02″N 12°17′7.74″E / 51.1844500°N 12.2854833°E / 51.1844500; 12.2854833 (Wiederau transmitter, UHF-mast)
Chimney of old SASOL-Power Station Moers-Meerbeck 689 ft 210 m Chimney Moers-Meerbeck Northrhine-Westphalia 51°28′16″N 6°38′26″E / 51.47111°N 6.64056°E / 51.47111; 6.64056 (Moers-Meerbeck Power Station Chimney) demolished at the beginning of the 1990s by explosives; tallest actual chimney of Moers-Meerbeck SASOL-works is a 95-metre-tall (312 ft) chimney, which was erected in 1971
Chimney Power Station Dortmund-Derne 689 ft 210 m Chimney Dortmund-Derne Northrhine-Westphalia 51°34′12.38″N 7°31′40.98″E / 51.5701056°N 7.5280500°E / 51.5701056; 7.5280500 (Dortmund-Derne Power Station Chimney)
Karlsruhe MiRO Oil reffinery chimney 689 ft 210 m Chimney Karlsruhe Baden-Württemberg 49°3′33.5″N 8°19′46.91″E / 49.059306°N 8.3296972°E / 49.059306; 8.3296972 (MiRO Oil reffinery chimney)
Karlsruhe Rhine Harbour Thermal Power Plant, Chimney 2 689 ft 210 m Chimney Karlsruhe Baden-Württemberg 49°0′45.25″N 8°18′7.22″E / 49.0125694°N 8.3020056°E / 49.0125694; 8.3020056 (Rhine Harbour Thermal Power Plant Chimney)
Chimney of Gustav Knepper Power Station 689 ft 210 m Chimney Dortmund Northrhine-Westphalia 51°34′06.52″N 7°20′56.77″E / 51.5684778°N 7.3491028°E / 51.5684778; 7.3491028 (Dortmund-Derne Power Station Chimney)
Goliath transmitter central masts 689 ft 210 m 1943 Guyed Mast Kalbe an der Milbe Saxony-Anhalt 52°39′45″N 11°25′27″E / 52.66250°N 11.42417°E / 52.66250; 11.42417 (Goliath transmitter central masts (dismantled)) 3 guyed masts, insulated against ground, dismantled in 1945
Old TV transmission mast Langenberg 689 ft 210 m 1952 Guyed Mast Velbert-Langenberg North Rhine-Westphalia dismantled in 1998
Transmitter Koenigs Wusterhausen 689 ft 210 m 1925 Guyed Mast Koenigs Wusterhausen Brandenburg 52°18′19.23″N 13°37′2.38″E / 52.3053417°N 13.6173278°E / 52.3053417; 13.6173278 (Koenigs Wusterhausen Radio Mast) insulated against ground
Deutschlandsender Zeesen 689 ft 210 m 1927 Guyed Mast Zeesen Brandenburg dismantled
Steel tube radio masts Burg 689 ft 210 m Guyed Mast Burg Saxony-Anhalt 52°17′16.64″N 11°54′24.47″E / 52.2879556°N 11.9067972°E / 52.2879556; 11.9067972 (Burg AM transmitter, steel tube mast) ; 52°17′17.25″N 11°54′28.56″E / 52.2881250°N 11.9079333°E / 52.2881250; 11.9079333 (Burg AM transmitter, steel tube mast (demolished)) 2 masts, insulated against ground, one mast demolished in 2006
Kettrichhof transmitter 689 ft 210 m Guyed Mast Lemberg (Palatinate) Rhineland-Palatinate 49°8′43.51″N 7°35′13.33″E / 49.1454194°N 7.5870361°E / 49.1454194; 7.5870361 (Kettrichhof TV Mast)
Biedenkopf transmitter 689 ft 210 m 1987 Guyed Mast Biedenkopf Hesse 50°57′4.14″N 8°31′55.5″E / 50.9511500°N 8.532083°E / 50.9511500; 8.532083 (Biedenkopf-Sackpfeife TV Mast)
New FM-Broadcasting Mast Ismaning 689 ft 210 m 2010 Guyed Mast Ismaning Bavaria
Transmitter Kreuzberg 682 ft 208 m 1985 Guyed Mast Kreuzberg Bavaria 50°22′10.22″N 9°58′49.63″E / 50.3695056°N 9.9804528°E / 50.3695056; 9.9804528 (Kreuzberg TV Mast)
Westend Tower 682 ft 208 m 1993 Skyscraper Frankfurt/Main Hesse 50°6′38.21″N 8°39′43.93″E / 50.1106139°N 8.6622028°E / 50.1106139; 8.6622028 (Westendtower)
Chimney Offleben Power Station 679 ft 207 m Chimney Offleben Lower Saxony 52°08′45.64″N 11°01′41.92″E / 52.1460111°N 11.0283111°E / 52.1460111; 11.0283111 (Offleben Power Station Chimney)
Transmitter Hornisgrinde 676 ft 206 m 1972 Tower Hornisgrinde Baden-Württemberg 48°36′38.98″N 8°12′6.55″E / 48.6108278°N 8.2018194°E / 48.6108278; 8.2018194 (Hornisgrinde TV Tower)
Chimney Knautnaundorf 673 ft 205 m Chimney Knautnaundorf Saxony 51°14′47.47″N 12°16′13.41″E / 51.2465194°N 12.2703917°E / 51.2465194; 12.2703917 (Knautnaundorf Chimney)
Fuhrländer Wind Turbine Laasow 673 ft 205 m 2006 Wind turbine on lattice tower Laasow Brandenburg 51°43′15.07″N 14°6′24.39″E / 51.7208528°N 14.1067750°E / 51.7208528; 14.1067750 (Laasow Fuhrländer Wind Turbine) 160 metre hub height, rotor with 90 m diameter
Fernsehturm Donnersberg 672 ft 204.82 m 1962 Tower Donnersberg Rhineland-Palatinate 49°37′28.55″N 7°55′25.15″E / 49.6245972°N 7.9236528°E / 49.6245972; 7.9236528 (Donnersberg TV Tower)
Chimney Dresden-Reick 669 ft 204 m 1976 Chimney Dresden-Reick Saxony 51°1′28.14″N 13°46′59.78″E / 51.0244833°N 13.7832722°E / 51.0244833; 13.7832722 (Dresden-Reick Chimney)
TV tower Helpterberge 667 ft 203.2 m 1981 Tower Helpterberge Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania 53°29′0.88″N 13°36′8.15″E / 53.4835778°N 13.6022639°E / 53.4835778; 13.6022639 (Helpterberge TV Tower)
Dillberg transmitter, old mast 666 ft 203 m 1956 Guyed mast Dillberg Bayern 49°19′26.17″N 11°22′54.15″E / 49.3239361°N 11.3817083°E / 49.3239361; 11.3817083 (Dillberg transmitter, mast 2) grounded mast with cage antenna for medium wave, height was reduced in 1991 to 184 m and in 2005 increased to 198 m by mounting a transmission antenna for DVB-T on its top
Chimney Power Station Franken II 663 ft 202 m 1963/64 Chimney Erlangen Bavaria 49°33′47″N 10°58′25″E / 49.56306°N 10.97361°E / 49.56306; 10.97361 (Franken II Power Station Chimney (demolished)) demolished in 2001
Chimney Power Station Mannheim-Neckarau 656 ft 200 m Chimney Mannheim-Neckarau Baden-Württemberg 49°26′40″N 8°29′53″E / 49.44444°N 8.49806°E / 49.44444; 8.49806 (Mannheim Power Plant Chimney) ; 49°26′36.73″N 8°30′9.76″E / 49.4435361°N 8.5027111°E / 49.4435361; 8.5027111 (Mannheim Power Plant Chimney)
Chimney of BASF Ludwigshafen 656 ft 200 m Chimney Ludwigshafen Rhineland-Palatinate 49°30′50″N 8°25′52″E / 49.51389°N 8.43111°E / 49.51389; 8.43111 (200 m tall chimney of BASF Ludwigshafen) demolished in November 2002
Chimney of Bayer Leverkusen 656 ft 200 m Chimney Leverkusen Northrhine-Westphalia 51°0′45″N 6°58′35.05″E / 51.01250°N 6.9764028°E / 51.01250; 6.9764028 (200 m tall chimney of Bayer Leverkusen)
Chimney Essen-Karnap 656 ft 200 m Chimney Essen-Karnap Northrhine-Westphalia 51°30′53.98″N 6°59′37.93″E / 51.5149944°N 6.9938694°E / 51.5149944; 6.9938694 (Karnap Chimney)
Chimney Power Station Hamm-Schmehausen 656 ft 200 m Chimney Hamm-Schmehausen Northrhine-Westphalia 51°40′49.1″N 7°58′12.7″E / 51.680306°N 7.970194°E / 51.680306; 7.970194 (Hamm-Schmehausen Power Plant Chimney)
Mainflingen longwave transmitter, Mast VI, Mast VII, Mast VIII, Mast IX, Mast X, Mast XI, Mast XII, Mast XIV, Mast XV 656 ft 200 m Guyed Masts Mainhausen-Mainflingen Hesse 50°0′46.0188″N 9°0′25.4988″E / 50.012783000°N 9.007083000°E / 50.012783000; 9.007083000 (Mast VI), 50°0′41.6304″N 9°0′38.8836″E / 50.011564000°N 9.010801000°E / 50.011564000; 9.010801000 (Mast VII), 50°0′39.4956″N 9°0′28.8324″E / 50.010971000°N 9.008009000°E / 50.010971000; 9.008009000 (Mast VIII), 50°0′51.2244″N 9°0′41.382″E / 50.014229000°N 9.01149500°E / 50.014229000; 9.01149500 (Mast IX), 50°0′53.55″N 9°0′58.7448″E / 50.0148750°N 9.016318000°E / 50.0148750; 9.016318000 (Mast X), 50°1′3.7452″N 9°0′51.048″E / 50.017707000°N 9.01418000°E / 50.017707000; 9.01418000 (Mast XI), 50°1′10.6068″N 9°0′39.5496″E / 50.019613000°N 9.010986000°E / 50.019613000; 9.010986000 (Mast XII), 50°0′27.0792″N 9°0′55.026″E / 50.007522000°N 9.01528500°E / 50.007522000; 9.01528500 (Mast XIV), 50°0′21.06″N 9°1′9.912″E / 50.0058500°N 9.01942000°E / 50.0058500; 9.01942000 (Mast XV) multiple guyed masts, insulated against ground carrying T- and triangle antennas for longwave transmitters
Cooling Tower of Niederaussem Power Station 656 ft 200 m Cooling Tower Niederaußem Northrhine-Westphalia 50°59′45.91″N 6°40′16.79″E / 50.9960861°N 6.6713306°E / 50.9960861; 6.6713306 (Niederaussem Power Station Cooling Tower) world's tallest cooling tower
Chimney of Unit P/Q of Frimmersdorf Power Station 656 ft 200 m Chimney Frimmersdorf Northrhine-Westphalia 51°3′18.17″N 6°34′36.26″E / 51.0550472°N 6.5767389°E / 51.0550472; 6.5767389 (Chimney of Unit P/Q of Frimmersdorf Power Station Chimney)
Chimney of Irsching Power Station 656 ft 200 m Chimney Irsching Bavaria 48°46′1.32″N 11°34′45.19″E / 48.7670333°N 11.5792194°E / 48.7670333; 11.5792194 (Irsching Power Station Chimney) ; 48°46′1.48″N 11°34′49.46″E / 48.7670778°N 11.5804056°E / 48.7670778; 11.5804056 (Irsching Power Station Chimney) ;

48°46′1.43″N 11°34′52.92″E / 48.7670639°N 11.5813667°E / 48.7670639; 11.5813667 (Irsching Power Station Chimney)

Chimney of Ingolstadt Power Station 656 ft 200 m Chimney Ingolstadt Bavaria 48°45′43.23″N 11°30′11.73″E / 48.7620083°N 11.5032583°E / 48.7620083; 11.5032583 (Ingolstadt Power Station Chimney)
Stadtwerketurm 656 ft 200 m 1967 Chimney Duisburg Northrhine-Westphalia 51°25′47.62″N 6°45′11.24″E / 51.4298944°N 6.7531222°E / 51.4298944; 6.7531222 (Stadtwerketurm)
Large chimney of Duisburg-Huckingen Krupp Mannesmann Blast Furnace Plant 656 ft 200 m ? Chimney Duisburg Northrhine-Westphalia 51°22′15.07″N 6°42′47.82″E / 51.3708528°N 6.7132833°E / 51.3708528; 6.7132833 (Large chimney of Duisburg-Huckingen Krupp Mannesmann Blast Furnace Plant)
Chimney Breitungen 656 ft 200 m Chimney Breitungen Thuringia 50°45′29.35″N 10°18′54.28″E / 50.7581528°N 10.3150778°E / 50.7581528; 10.3150778 (Chimney Breitungen)
Lauchhammer-South Heating Plant Chimney 656 ft 200 m Chimney Lauchhammer Saxony 51 28 14 N 013 46 46 E demolished in 2002
Large Chimney of Schwarzheide Chemical Synthesis Works 656 ft 200 m Chimney Schwarzheide Brandenburg 51 28 49 N 13 53 15 E demolished
Unterbreizbach K+S Kali Works Chimney 656 ft 200 m Chimney Unterbreizbach Thuringia 50°48′50.84″N 9°58′40.29″E / 50.8141222°N 9.9778583°E / 50.8141222; 9.9778583 (Unterbreizbach K+S Kali Works Chimney) height reduction to 94 metres in 2001
Chimneys of Wilhelmshaven Refinery 656 ft 200 m Chimney Wilhelmshaven Lower-Saxony 53°36′50.28″N 8°5′27.7″E / 53.6139667°N 8.091028°E / 53.6139667; 8.091028 (Wilhelmshaven Refinery Chimney) ; 53°36′53.59″N 8°5′42.9″E / 53.6148861°N 8.095250°E / 53.6148861; 8.095250 (Wilhelmshaven Refinery Chimney)
Chimney of Schkopau Power Station 656 ft 200 m Chimney Schkopau Saxony-Anhalt 51°23′54.44″N 11°57′1.17″E / 51.3984556°N 11.9503250°E / 51.3984556; 11.9503250 (Schkopau Power Station Chimney)
Large chimney of PCK Reffinery 656 ft 200 m Chimney Schwedt Brandenburg 53°5′54.06″N 14°13′10.34″E / 53.0983500°N 14.2195389°E / 53.0983500; 14.2195389 (PCK Reffinery, Large Chimney) demolished in November 2003
Black Pump Power Station Chimneys 656 ft 200 m Chimney Schwarze Pumpe Saxony 51°31′41.38″N 14°21′35.65″E / 51.5281611°N 14.3599028°E / 51.5281611; 14.3599028 (Black Pump Power Station Chimneys) ; 51°31′41.35″N 14°21′30.95″E / 51.5281528°N 14.3585972°E / 51.5281528; 14.3585972 (Black Pump Power Station Chimneys) 2 chimneys, demolished in November 2000
Chimney of VEB Elektrokohle Berlin 656 ft 200 m Chimney Berlin Berlin 52° 31′ 36″ N 13° 29′ 27 E demolished in May 1993
Chimney of Unit E3 of Werdohl-Elverlingsen Power Station 656 ft 200 m 1971 Chimney Werdohl Northrhine-Westphalia 51°16′33.46″N 7°42′23.75″E / 51.2759611°N 7.7065972°E / 51.2759611; 7.7065972 (Chimney of Unit E3 of Werdohl-Elverlingsen Power Station)
Meteorological mast of Karlsruhe Nuclear Research Centre 656 ft 200 m 1972 Guyed Mast Karlsruhe Baden-Württemberg 49°5′29.07″N 8°25′29.85″E / 49.0914083°N 8.4249583°E / 49.0914083; 8.4249583 (Meteorological mast of Karlsruhe Nuclear Research Centre)
Muldenhütten Chimney I 656 ft 200 m 1972 Chimney Hilbersdorf Saxony 50°54′6.77″N 13°23′13.03″E / 50.9018806°N 13.3869528°E / 50.9018806; 13.3869528 (Muldenhütten Chimney 1)
Muldenhütten Chimney II 656 ft 200 m 1982 Chimney Hilbersdorf Saxony 50°54′8.69″N 13°23′11.49″E / 50.9024139°N 13.3865250°E / 50.9024139; 13.3865250 (Muldenhütten Chimney 2)
Large Chimney of Speyer Oil Refinery 656 ft 200 m 1978 Chimney Speyer Rhineland-Palatinate demolished on September 12, 1986 by explosives, after facility was shut down in 1982
Asdonkshof Waste Incineration Plant 656 ft 200 m 1995 Chimney Kamp-Lintfort Northrhine-Westphalia 51°31′23.17″N 6°34′31.96″E / 51.5231028°N 6.5755444°E / 51.5231028; 6.5755444 (Asdonkshof Waste Incineration Plant Chimney)
Tower 185 656 ft 200 m 2011 Skyscraper Frankfurt am Main Hesse 50°06′36.46″N 8°39′21.03″E / 50.1101278°N 8.6558417°E / 50.1101278; 8.6558417 (Tower 185)
Rödenser Berg Meteorological Mast 656 ft 200 m 2011 Guyed Mast Wolfhagen Hesse
Sengenthal RePower 3.2M114 Wind Turbine 656 ft 200 m 2012 Wind turbine on steel tube/ concrete tower Sengenthal Bavaria
Berching Wind Park 656 ft 200 m 2012 Wind turbines on steel tube/ concrete tower (143 m hub height plus rotor) Berching Bavaria 49°06′24.94″N 11°28′49.03″E / 49.1069278°N 11.4802861°E / 49.1069278; 11.4802861 (Berching Wind Turbine) ; 49°05′49.97″N 11°28′56.95″E / 49.0972139°N 11.4824861°E / 49.0972139; 11.4824861 (Berching Wind Turbine) ; 49°05′50.41″N 11°30′13.19″E / 49.0973361°N 11.5036639°E / 49.0973361; 11.5036639 (Berching Wind Turbine) ; 49°05′24.8″N 11°29′52.7″E / 49.090222°N 11.497972°E / 49.090222; 11.497972 (Berching Wind Turbine) ;49°05′8.51″N 11°29′47.23″E / 49.0856972°N 11.4964528°E / 49.0856972; 11.4964528 (Berching Wind Turbine) ;49°04′55.87″N 11°29′50.41″E / 49.0821861°N 11.4973361°E / 49.0821861; 11.4973361 (Berching Wind Turbine)
Pilsach Wind Park 656 ft 200 m 2012 Wind turbines on steel tube/ concrete tower Pilsach Bavaria 49°18′56.05″N 11°32′42.08″E / 49.3155694°N 11.5450222°E / 49.3155694; 11.5450222 (Pilsach Wind Turbine) ; 49°17′57.32″N 11°33′23.02″E / 49.2992556°N 11.5563944°E / 49.2992556; 11.5563944 (Pilsach Wind Turbine) ; 49°17′56.01″N 11°33′37.7″E / 49.2988917°N 11.560472°E / 49.2988917; 11.560472 (Pilsach Wind Turbine)

Various other wind turbines reach at least 200 m tip height (list will not be updated completely as regards more recent wind turbines, see also German Wikipedia article).

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List of tallest structures of the different states in GermanyEdit

Schleswig-HolsteinEdit

Close to the site, there is a telecommunication tower of reinforced concrete, the Telecommunication Tower Bungsberg with an observation deck in a height of 40 m.

Free and Hanseatic City of HamburgEdit

Free Hanseatic City of BremenEdit

  • Chimney of Unit 6 of Bremen-Hafen Power Station, 250 m

Mecklenburg-Western PomeraniaEdit

Close to it, there is the 136-metre-high (446 ft) TV Tower Schwerin-Zippendorf, a TV tower of reinforced concrete with an observation deck.

BerlinEdit

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Free State of ThuringiaEdit

  • Chimney of Erfurt-Ost Heating Power Station, 226 m (demolished)
  • Chimneys of Gera-Nord Heating Power Station, 225 m
  • Chimney of Jena Heating Power Station, 225 m

North Rhine-WestphaliaEdit

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Free State of BavariaEdit

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