Highest Mountain in the World 2021

Mount Everest height mountain peaks in world

Highest Mountain in the World: According to the National Geographic Society, the following table lists the highest peak mountain in the World with mountain name, height, location, mountain range. There are at least 63 mountains in the world with a height of more than 7000 meters above sea level. Mount Everest is the highest peak in the world, located on the Nepal-Tibet border, with a vertical elevation of 8,848 meters (29,029 ft) above sea level. It is located in the Himalayan mountain range. Mount Everest is also the highest peak of the Himalayas.

K2 (Godwin Austen) is the 2nd tallest mountain in the world, has an altitude of 8,611 meters (28,250 ft), located on the Pakistan-China border, in the Karakoram mountain range. Kanchenjunga is the 3rd Highest mountain peak in the world, and it is the tallest mountain in India. Its altitude of 8,586 meters (28,169 ft.) above sea level, and located in the Himalayan mountain range India-Nepal border.

List of Highest Mountain in the World

Sl. Mountain Peak Height (m) Height (ft.) Location Range
1 Everest 8,848 29,029 Nepal- Tibet Himalayas
2 K2 (Godwin Austen) 8,611 28,250 Pakistan-China Karakoram
3 Kanchenjunga 8,586 28,169 India- Nepal Himalayas
4 Lhotse I 8,516 27,940 Nepal- Tibet Himalayas
5 Makalu I 8,463 27,766 Nepal- Tibet Himalayas
6 Cho Oyu 8,201 26,906 Nepal- Tibet Himalayas
7 Dhaulagiri 8,167 26,795 Nepal Himalayas
8 Manaslu I 8,163 26,781 Nepal Himalayas
9 Nanga Parbat 8,125 26,660 Pakistan Himalayas
10 Annapurna 8,091 26,545 Nepal Himalaya
11 Gasherbrum I 8,068 26,470 Pakistan- China Karakoram
12 Broad Peak 8,047 26,400 Pakistan- China Karakoram
13 Gasherbrum II 8,035 26,360 Pakistan- China Karakoram
14 Shishma Pangma (Gosainthan) 8,013 26,289 Tibet Himalayas
15 Annapurna II 7,937 26,041 Nepal Himalayas
16 Gyachung Kang 7,897 25,910 Nepal Himalayas
17 Disteghil Sar 7,882 25,858 Pakistan Karakoram
18 Himalchuli 7,864 25,801 Nepal Himalayas
19 Nuptse 7,841 25,726 Nepal Himalayas
20 Nanda Devi 7,824 25,663 India Himalayas
21 Masherbrum 7,821 25,660 India Karakoram
22 Rakaposhi 7,788 25,551 Pakistan Karakoram
23 Kanjut Sar 7,761 25,461 Pakistan Karakoram
24 Kamet 7,756 25,445 India- Tibet Himalayas
25 Namcha Barwa 7,756 25,445 Tibet Himalayas
26 Gurla Mandhata 7,728 25,355 Tibet Himalayas
27 Ulugh Muztagh 7,723 25,340 Tibet Karakoram
28 Kungur 7,719 25,325 China Mustagh Ata
29 Tirich Mir 7,690 25,230 Pakistan Hindi Kush
30 Saser Kangri 7,672 25,172 India Karakoram
31 Makalu II 7,657 25,210 Nepal Himalayas
32 Minya Konka (Gongga Shan) 7,590 24,900 China Daxue Shan
33 Kula Kangri 7,554 24,783 Bhitan Himalayas
34 Chang-Tzu 7,553 24,780 Tibet Himalayas
35 Muztagh Ata 7,546 24,757 China Mustagh-Ata
36 Skyang-Kangri 7,544 24,750 Kashmir Himalayas
37 Ismail Samani Peak (formerly Communism Peak) 7,495 24,590 Jajikistan Pamirs
38 Jongsong Peak 7,459 24,472 Nepal Himalayas
39 Pobeda Peak 7,439 24,406 Kyrgyztan Tien Shan
40 Sia Kangri 7,422 24,350 Kashmir Himalayas
41 Haramosh Peak 7,397 24,270 Pakistan Karakoram
42 Istoro-Nal 7,388 24,240 Pakistan Hindu Kush
43 Tent Peak 7,365 24,165 Nepal Himalayas
44 Chomo Lhari 7,327 24,040 Tibet-Bhutan Himalayas
45 Chamlang 7,319 24,012 Nepal Himalayas
46 Kabru 7,316 24,002 Nepal Himalayas
47 Alung-gangri 7,315 24,000 Tibet Himalayas
48 Baltoro Kangri 7,312 23,990 Kashmir Himalayas
49 Muztagh Ata (K-5) 7,282 23,890 China Kunlun
50 Mana 7,273 23,860 India Himalayas
51 Baruntse 7,220 23,688 Nepal Himalayas
52 Nepal Peak 7,163 23,500 Nepal Himalayas
53 Amne-Machin 7,160 23,490 China Kunlun
54 Gauri Sankar 7,145 23,440 Nepal-Tibet Himalayas
55 Badrinath 7,138 23,420 India Himalayas
56 Nunkur 7,125 23,410 Kashmir Himalayas
57 Lenin Peak 7,134 23,405 Tajikistan-Kyrgyzstan Pamirs
58 Pyramid 7,132 23,400 Nepal Himalayas
59 API 7,132 23,399 Nepal Himalayas
60 Pauhunri 7,128 23,385 India-China Himalayas
61 Trisul 7,120 23,360 India Himalayas
62 Korzhenevski Peak 7,105 23,310 Tajikistan Pamirs
63 Kangto 7,090

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Highest Mountain in the World: FAQs

What is the height of Mount Everest?

The height of Mount Everest is 8,848 meters (29,029 ft)

Where is Mount Everest located?

Mount Everest is located on the Nepal-Tibet border.

Which is the highest peak in India?

Kanchenjunga is the highest mountain peak in India. It is the 3rd highest mountain in the world with a height of 8,586 meters.

Which is the second-highest mountain in the world?

K2, also called Mount Godwin Austen is the second-highest mountain in the world with a height of 8,611 meters (28,250 ft).

Which is the third highest mountain in the world?

Kanchenjunga is the 3rd highest mountain in the world with a height of 8,586 meters.

Where is K2 located?

K2 is located in Pak occupied Kashmir (POK).

Is K2 the highest mountain in India?

K2 also called Mount Godwin Austen is taller than Kangchenjunga. But mount K2 is located in Pak occupied Kashmir (POK). It is the world’s 2nd tallest mountain.

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