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Highest Mountains in the World


There are at least 109 mountains on Earth with elevations greater than 7,200 metres (23,622 ft) above sea level.

The vast majority of these mountains are located on the edge of the Indian and Eurasian continental plates.

Mount Everest is called the world's highest mountain because it has the "highest elevation above sea level" and it has the "highest altitude." The peak of Mount Everest is 8,850 meters (29,035 feet) above sea level.

S.NoMountain Location Height (m/ft)
1. Everest Nepal / Tibet 8,850 m
29,035 ft
2. K2 (Godwin Austen) Pakistan / China 8,611 m
28,250 ft
3. Kangchenjunga Nepal / India 8,586 m
28,169 ft
4. Lhotse Nepal / Tibet 8,516 m
27,940 ft
5. Makalu Nepal / Tibet 8,463 m
27,766 ft
6. Cho Oyu Nepal / Tibet 8,201 m
26,906 ft
7. Dhaulagiri Nepal 8,167 m
26,795 ft
8. Manaslu Nepal 8,163 m
26,781 ft
9. Nanga Parbat Pakistan 8,125 m
26,660 ft
10. Annapurna Nepal 8,091 m
26,545 ft

Last updated on : 17/09/2019

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