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List of countries by highest point

This is a list of countries by highest point above sea level.
Rank Country Highest point Height
1 Mount Everest 8,848 m
1 Mount Everest 8,848 m
3 K2 8,611 m
4 Kangchenjunga 8,586 m
5 *Gangkhar Puensum 7,570 m*
6 Ismoil Somoni Peak 7,495 m
7 Noshaq 7,492 m
8 Jengish Chokusu 7,439 m
9 *Khan Tengri 7,010 m*
10 Aconcagua 6,960 m
11 Ojos del Salado 6,893 m
12 Huascarán 6,768 m
13 Nevado Sajama 6,542 m
14 Mount Chimborazo

6,267 m
15 Mount McKinley 6,194 m
16 Mount Logan 5,959 m
17 Kibo on Mount Kilimanjaro 5,895 m
18 Hkakabo Razi 5,881 m
19 Pico Cristóbal Colón or Pico Simón Bolívar both c. 5,700 m*
20 Mount Elbrus 5,642 m*
21 Pico de Orizaba 5,636 m*
22 Damavand 5,610 m*
23 Mt'a Shkhara 5,201 m
24 Batian on Mount Kenya 5,199 m
25 Mount Ararat 5,137 m*
26 Margherita Peak on Mount Stanley 5,110 m
26 Margherita Peak on Mount Stanley 5,110 m
28 Pico Bolívar (La Columna) 4,981 m*
29 Mount Carstensz (Puncak Jaya) 4,884 m*
30 Mont Blanc 4,810 m
30 Monte Bianco 4,810 m
32 unnamed summit 4,643 m
33 Dufourspitze (Pointe Dufour) 4,634 m
34 Ras Dejen 4,550 m*
35 Mount Karisimbi 4,519 m
36 Mount Wilhelm 4,509 m
37 Bazarduzu Dagi 4,485 m
38 Khüiten Peak (Huyten Orgil) 4,374 m
39 Volcán Tajumulco 4,220 m
40 Jbel Toubkal 4,165 m
41 Gunung Kinabalu 4,095 m
42 Mount Aragats 4,090 m
43 Fako on Mount Cameroon 4,040 m*
44 Yu Shan 3,952 m
45 Cerro Chirripó 3,810 m
46 Großglockner 3,798 m
47 Mount Fuji 3,776 m
48 Aoraki/Mount Cook 3,754 m
49 Teide on Tenerife in the Canary Islands 3,718 m
50 (Denmark) Gunnbjørn 3,700 m
51 Jabal an Nabi Shu'ayb 3,666 m*
52 * Cheekha Dar 3,611 m
53 Thabana Ntlenyana 3,482 m
54 Volcan de Chiriqui 3,475 m
55 Mafadi 3,450 m
56 Emi Koussi 3,445 m*
57 Kinyeti 3,187 m
58 Fan Si Pan 3,144 m
59 Gora Ayrybaba 3,139 m
60 Pico Duarte 3,098 m*
61 Qurnat as Sawda' 3,088 m
62 (France) Piton des Neiges 3,069 m
63 Amba Soira 3,018 m
64 Pico Basile 3,008 m
65 Mount Tahat 3,003 m
66 Sapitwa (Mount Mlanje) 3,002 m
67 *unclear c. 3,000 m*
68 Pico da Neblina 2,994 m*
69 Jabal Shams 2,980 m
70 Foho Tatamailau 2,963 m
71 Zugspitze 2,962 m
72 Mount Apo 2,954 m
73 Coma Pedrosa 2,946 m
74 (UK) Mount Paget 2,934 m.
75 Musala 2,925 m
76 Mount Olympus 2,919 m
77 Maromokotro 2,876 m
78 Cerro Las Minas 2,870 m
79 Triglav 2,864 m
80 Mount Fogo 2,829 m
81 Phou Bia 2,817 m
82 Jabal el-Sheikh 2,814 m
83 Maja e Korabit 2,764 m
83 Golem Korab 2,764 m
85 Mount Roraima c. 2,750 m*
86 Mawson Peak 2,745 m
87 Paektu-san 2,744 m
88 Cerro El Pital 2,730 m
89 south east of Mount Heha 2,684 m*
90 Pic la Selle 2,680 m
91 Djeravica 2,656 m*
92 Gerlachovský štít 2,655 m
93 Mount Catherine 2,629 m
94 Morro de Môco 2,620 m
95 Konigstein 2,606 m
96 Grauspitz 2,599 m
97 Mount Nyangani 2,592 m
98 Doi Inthanon 2,565 m
99 Moldoveanu 2,544 m
100 Zla Kolata 2,534 m
101 Pidurutalagala 2,524 m
102 Rysy 2,499 m
103 Galdhøpiggen 2,469 m
104 Shimbiris 2,450 m*
105 Mogoton 2,438 m
106 Monte Binga 2,436 m
107 Chappal Waddi 2,419 m
108 Maglić 2,386 m
109 Le Kartala 2,360 m
110 Ponta do Pico on Pico Island in the Azores 2,351 m
111 *Mount Popomanaseu 2,335 m*
112 unnamed location in Mafinga Hills 2,329 m
113 Bikku Bitti 2,267 m
114 Blue Mountain Peak 2,256 m
115 (France) Mont Orohena 2,241 m
116 Har Meron or Mount Hermon 1,208 m or 2,236 m
117 Midžor 2,169 m
118 Kebnekaise 2,111 m
119 Hvannadalshnúkur 2,110 m
120 Hora Hoverla 2,061 m
121 (UK) Queen Mary's Peak on Tristan da Cunha 2,060 m
122 Mousa Ali 2,028 m
123 Pico de São Tomé 2,024 m
124 Mont Idoukal-n-Taghès 2,022 m
125 Pico Turquino 1,974 m
126 Mount Olympus (Cyprus) 1,951 m
127 Halla-san 1,950 m
128 Mount Bintumani (Loma Mansa) 1,948 m
129 Mount Tabwemasana 1,877 m
130 Emlembe 1,862 m
131 Mauga Silisili (Savaii) 1,857 m
132 Jabal Umm ad Dami 1,854 m
133 Bukit Pagon 1,850 m
134 Dinara 1,831 m
135 Phnum Aoral 1,810 m
136 Mont Nimba 1,752 m
136 Mont Nimba 1,752 m
138 (Norway) Newtontoppen 1,717 m
139 (France) Mont Panie 1,628 m
140 Sněžka 1,602 m
141 Jebel ech Chambi 1,544 m
142 Jabal Yibir 1,527 m
143 Otse Hill 1,491 m
144 (France) La Grande Soufrière 1,484 m
145 Morne Diablotins 1,447 m
146 Mount Wuteve 1,440 m*
147 Mont Ngaoui 1,420 m
148 (France) Montagne Pelee 1,397 m
149 Ben Nevis 1,344 m
150 (US) Cerro de Punta 1,338 m
151 Halti 1,324 m
151 Tomanivi 1,324 m
153 Soufrière 1,234 m
154 Juliana Top 1,230 m
155 Mount Liamuiga 1,156 m
156 Hombori Tondo 1,155 m
157 Doyle's Delight 1,124 m
158 Mont Bengoué 1,070 m*
159 *Mowdok 1,052 m*
160 Carrauntoohil 1,038 m
161 unnamed location on Kao Island 1,033 m
162 Tall Asur 1,022 m
163 Mont Nabeba 1,020 m
164 Kékes 1,014 m
165 Mont Agou 986 m
166 Lata 966 m
167 (US) unnamed location on Agrihan 965 m
168 (PRC) Tai Mo Shan 958 m
169 Mount Gimie 950 m
170 El Cerro del Aripo 940 m
171 Kediet ej Jill 915 m
172 (UK) Chances Peak in the Soufriere Hills volcanic complex 914 m
173 Morne Seychellois 905 m
174 (Denmark) Slættaratindur 882 m
175 Mount Afadjato 880 m
176 (Netherlands) Mount Scenery on Saba 862 m
177 (France) Bellevue de l'Inini 851 m
178 Cerro Pero (Cerro Tres Kandu) 842 m
179 Mount Saint Catherine 840 m
180 Mont Piton 828 m
181 Dolohmwar (Totolom) 791 m
182 Mont Singavi 765 m
183 Monte Titano 755 m
184 Tena Kourou 749 m
185 (UK) Mount Usborne 705 m
186 Signal de Botrange 694 m
187 (France) Benara 660 m
188 Mont Sokbaro 658 m
189 (NZ) Te Manga 652 m
190 (UK) Snaefell 621 m
191 unnamed feature near Nepen Diakha 581 m
192 Kneiff 560 m
193 (UK) Mount Sage 521 m
194 Cerro Catedral (Uruguay) 514 m
195 (US) Crown Mountain 474 m
196 unnamed location 463 m
197 Dealul Bălăneşti 430 m
198 (UK) Rock of Gibraltar 426 m
199 (France) Pic Paradis 424 m
200 (US) Mount Lamlam 406 m
201 Boggy Peak 402 m
202 (Australia) Murray Hill 361 m
203 (UK) Pawala Valley Ridge 347 m
204 Dzyarzhynskaya Hara 346 m
205 Mount Hillaby 336 m
206 Vaalserberg 322 m
207 (Australia) Mount Bates 319 m
208 Suur Munamägi 318 m
209 Gaizinkalns 312 m
210 unnamed location 306 m
211 unnamed location in the northeast corner of the country 300 m
212 Aukštojas Hill 294 m
213 (France) Morne du Vitet 286 m
214 Ta'Dmejrek 253 m
215 Mount Ngerchelchuus 242 m
216 (France) Morne de la Grande Montagne 240 m
217 (Netherlands) Mount Jamanota 188 m
218 (PRC) Coloane Alto 172 m
219 Møllehøj 171 m
220 Bukit Timah 166 m
221 Mont Agel 163 m
222 (CI) Les Platons 143 m
223 Jabal ad Dukhan 122 m
224 (CI) Le Moulin, Sark 114 m
225 Abu 'Awdah (Joz Abu 'Auda) 105 m
226 Qurayn Abu al Bawl 103 m
227 unnamed location on Banaba 81 m
228 (UK) Town Hill, Bermuda 76 m
229 unnamed location 75 m
230 Command Ridge 71 m
231 (NZ) unnamed location near Mutalau settlement 68 m
232 Crocus Hill, near The Valley 65 m
233 Mount Alvernia on Cat Island 63 m
234 unnamed location 53 m
235 (UK) Blue Hills on the island of Providenciales 49 m
236 (UK) The Bluff on the island of Cayman Brac 43 m
237 unnamed location on Likiep 10 m
238 (Australia) unnamed location 5 m
238 (NZ) unnamed location 5 m
238 unnamed location 5 m
241 unnamed location on Villingili Island in the Addu Atoll 2 m

See also

References

  • CIA World Factbook 2006 (items marked * have been amended, see for supporting documentation). Both this list and the CIA list may contain further errors. Despite the claim by the CIA that their list was updated in July 2006, none of the errors listed on the talk page have been corrected.
  • World Tops and Bottoms, by Grant Hutchison, 1996, TACit Press, ISBN 0 9522680 4 3, and subsequent research by the same author, in collaboration with field research by Ginge Fullen.
  • Data supplied by the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission.
  • Information about specific items on List of countries by highest point

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