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Highest Mountain Peaks of the World

According to the National Geographic Society, the following table lists the world's highest mountain peaks, including mountain name, mountain range, vertical height, and location.

World's tallest mountain is an important topic for competitive exams. For various government exams like SSC, RRB, Bank, Insurance etc. aspirants can find here the list of tallest mountains, their length, mountain range they belong to and location.

Mountain peak

Range

Location

Height

ft.

m

Everest

Himalayas

Nepal/Tibet

29,035

8,850

K2 (Godwin Austen)

Karakoram

Pakistan-occupied Kashmir/China

28,250

8,611

Kanchenjunga

Himalayas

India/Nepal

28,169

8,586

Lhotse I

Himalayas

Nepal/Tibet

27,940

8,516

Makalu I

Himalayas

Nepal/Tibet

27,766

8,463

Cho Oyu

Himalayas

Nepal/Tibet

26,906

8,201

Dhaulagiri

Himalayas

Nepal

26,795

8,167

Manaslu I

Himalayas

Nepal

26,781

8,163

Nanga Parbat

Himalayas

Pakistan

26,660

8,125

Annapurna

Himalayas

Nepal

26,545

8,091

Gasherbrum I

Karakoram

Pakistan/China

26,470

8,068

Broad Peak

Karakoram

Pakistan/China

26,400

8,047

Gasherbrum II

Karakoram

Pakistan/China

26,360

8,035

Shishma Pangma (Gosainthan)

Himalayas

Tibet

26,289

8,013

Annapurna II

Himalayas

Nepal

26,041

7,937

Gyachung Kang

Himalayas

Nepal

25,910

7,897

Disteghil Sar

Karakoram

Pakistan

25,858

7,882

Himalchuli

Himalayas

Nepal

25,801

7,864

Nuptse

Himalayas

Nepal

25,726

7,841

Nanda Devi

Himalayas

India

25,663

7,824

Masherbrum

Karakoram

Kashmir

25,660

7,821

Rakaposhi

Karakoram

Pakistan

25,551

7,788

Kanjut Sar

Karakoram

Pakistan

25,461

7,761

Kamet

Himalayas

India/Tibet

25,446

7,756

Namcha Barwa

Himalayas

Tibet

25,445

7,756

Gurla Mandhata

Himalayas

Tibet

25,355

7,728

Ulugh Muztagh

Kunlun

Tibet

25,340

7,723

Kungur

Muztagh Ata

China

25,325

7,719

Tirich Mir

Hindu Kush

Pakistan

25,230

7,690

Saser Kangri

Karakoram

India

25,172

7,672

Makalu II

Himalayas

Nepal

25,120

7,657

Minya Konka (Gongga Shan)

Daxue Shan

China

24,900

7,590

Kula Kangri

Himalayas

Bhutan

24,783

7,554

Chang-tzu

Himalayas

Tibet

24,780

7,553

Muztagh Ata

Muztagh Ata

China

24,757

7,546

Skyang
Kangri

Himalayas

Kashmir

24,750

7,544

Ismail Samani Peak (formerly Communism Peak)

Pamirs

Tajikistan

24,590

7,495

Jongsong Peak

Himalayas

Nepal

24,472

7,459

Pobeda Peak

Tien Shan

Kyrgyzstan

24,406

7,439

Sia Kangri

Himalayas

Kashmir

24,350

7,422

Haramosh Peak

Karakoram

Pakistan

24,270

7,397

Istoro Nal

Hindu Kush

Pakistan

24,240

7,388

Tent Peak

Himalayas

Nepal

24,165

7,365

Chomo Lhari

Himalayas

Tibet/Bhutan

24,040

7,327

Chamlang

Himalayas

Nepal

24,012

7,319

Kabru

Himalayas

Nepal

24,002

7,316

Alung Gangri

Himalayas

Tibet

24,000

7,315

Baltoro Kangri

Himalayas

Kashmir

23,990

7,312

Muztagh Ata (K-5)

Kunlun

China

23,890

7,282

Mana

Himalayas

India

23,860

7,273

Baruntse

Himalayas

Nepal

23,688

7,220

Nepal Peak

Himalayas

Nepal

23,500

7,163

Amne Machin

Kunlun

China

23,490

7,160

Gauri Sankar

Himalayas

Nepal/Tibet

23,440

7,145

Badrinath

Himalayas

India

23,420

7,138

Nunkun

Himalayas

Kashmir

23,410

7,135

Lenin Peak

Pamirs

Tajikistan/Kyrgyzstan

23,405

7,134

Pyramid

Himalayas

Nepal

23,400

7,132

Api

Himalayas

Nepal

23,399

7,132

Pauhunri

Himalayas

India/China

23,385

7,128

Trisul

Himalayas

India

23,360

7,120

Korzhenevski Peak

Pamirs

Tajikistan

23,310

7,105

Kangto

Himalayas

Tibet

23,260

7,090

Nyainqentanglha

Nyainqentanglha Shan

China

23,255

7,088

Trisuli

Himalayas

India

23,210

7,074

Dunagiri

Himalayas

India

23,184

7,066

Revolution Peak

Pamirs

Tajikistan

22,880

6,974

Aconcagua

Andes

Argentina

22,834

6,960

Ojos del Salado

Andes

Argentina/Chile

22,664

6,908

Bonete

Andes

Argentina/Chile

22,546

6,872

Ama Dablam

Himalayas

Nepal

22,494

6,856

Tupungato

Andes

Argentina/Chile

22,310

6,800

Moscow Peak

Pamirs

Tajikistan

22,260

6,785

Pissis

Andes

Argentina

22,241

6,779

Mercedario

Andes

Argentina/Chile

22,211

6,770

Huascarn

Andes

Peru

22,205

6,768

Llullaillaco

Andes

Argentina/Chile

22,057

6,723

El Libertador

Andes

Argentina

22,047

6,720

Cachi

Andes

Argentina

22,047

6,720

Kailas

Himalayas

Tibet

22,027

6,714

Incahuasi

Andes

Argentina/Chile

21,720

6,620

Yerupaja

Andes

Peru

21,709

6,617

Kurumda

Pamirs

Tajikistan

21,686

6,610

Galan

Andes

Argentina

21,654

6,600

El Muerto

Andes

Argentina/Chile

21,463

6,542

Sajama

Andes

Bolivia

21,391

6,520

Nacimiento

Andes

Argentina

21,302

6,493

Illampu

Andes

Bolivia

21,276

6,485

Illimani

Andes

Bolivia

21,201

6,462

Coropuna

Andes

Peru

21,083

6,426

Laudo

Andes

Argentina

20,997

6,400

Ancohuma

Andes

Bolivia

20,958

6,388

Cuzco

Andes

Peru

20,945

6,384