List of Highest Mountain Peaks of the World

Reach at highest peak and touch the Sky. But, first know which of the mountains is highest peak of the world. Find location(country) mountain range and heights of major mountain peaks of the world. There are 14 mountains over 8,000 metres (26,247 ft) and are often referred to as the Eight-thousanders. All are located in the two highest mountain ranges in the world, the Himalayas and the Karakoram. Below is the the table which describes Mountain name, location-country and the height of mountains:

List of Highest Mountain Peaks of the World

The following table lists the highest mountain peaks of the world including mountain name, mountain range, vertical height, and location, according to the National Geographic Society.

Would you like to go at highest peak to touch the Sky? But, do you which of the mountains is highest peak of the world. No to worry here are the details of major mountain peaks of the world.

Highest 20 Mountain Peaks in World:

Mountain Peaks Range Location Height (M.)
Annapurna Himalayas Nepal 8,091
Annapurna II Himalayas Nepal 7,937
Broad Peak Karakoram Pakistan/China 8,047
Cho Oyu Himalayas Nepal/Tibet 8,201
Dhaulagiri Himalayas Nepal 8,167
Disteghil Sar Karakoram Pakistan 7,882
Everest1 Himalayas Nepal/Tibet 8,850
Gasherbrum I Karakoram Pakistan/China 8,068
Gasherbrum II Karakoram Pakistan/China 8,035
Gyachung Kang Himalayas Nepal 7,897
Himalchuli Himalayas Nepal 7,864
K2 (Godwin Austen) Karakoram Pakistan/China 8,611
Kanchenjunga Himalayas India/Nepal 8,586
Lhotse I Himalayas Nepal/Tibet 8,516
Makalu I Himalayas Nepal/Tibet 8,463
Manaslu I Himalayas Nepal 8,163
Nanda Devi Himalayas India 7,824
Nanga Parbat Himalayas Pakistan 8,125
Nuptse Himalayas Nepal 7,841
Shishma Pangma (Gosainthan) Himalayas Tibet 8,013

Major Peaks from other mountain ranges:

Mountain Peak Range Location Height (m)
Top 5 of Himalayas Mountain Range
Everest1 Himalayas Nepal/Tibet 8,850
Kanchenjunga Himalayas India/Nepal 8,586
Lhotse I Himalayas Nepal/Tibet 8,516
Makalu I Himalayas Nepal/Tibet 8,463
Cho Oyu Himalayas Nepal/Tibet 8,201
Top 5 of Karakoram Mountain Range
K2 (Godwin Austen) Karakoram Pakistan/China 8,611
Gasherbrum I Karakoram Pakistan/China 8,068
Broad Peak Karakoram Pakistan/China 8,047
Gasherbrum II Karakoram Pakistan/China 8,035
Disteghil Sar Karakoram Pakistan 7,882
Top 5 of Andes Mountain Range
Aconcagua Andes Argentina 6,960
Ojos del Salado Andes Argentina/Chile 6,908
Bonete Andes Argentina/Chile 6,872
Tupungato Andes Argentina/Chile 6,800
Pissis Andes Argentina 6,779
Top Peaks of within India Range
Nanda Devi Himalayas India 7,824
Saser Kangri Karakoram India 7,672
Mana Himalayas India 7,273
Badrinath Himalayas India 7,138
Trisul Himalayas India 7,120
Trisuli Himalayas India 7,074
Dunagiri Himalayas India 7,066
Top Peaks within India and Neighbour country Range
Kanchenjunga Himalayas India/Nepal 8,586
Masherbrum Karakoram Kashmir2 7,821
Kamet Himalayas India/Tibet 7,756
Skyang Kangri Himalayas Kashmir 7,544
Sia Kangri Himalayas Kashmir 7,422
Baltoro Kangri Himalayas Kashmir 7,312
Nunkun Himalayas Kashmir 7,135
Pauhunri Himalayas India/China 7,128

Fast Facts related to Mountains in World:

Mount Everest is the Earth’s highest mountain, with a peak at 8,848 metres (29,029 ft) above sea level. It is located in the Mahalangur section of the Himalayas. The international border between Tibet and Nepal runs across the precise summit point.

K2 is the second-highest mountain on Earth, after Mount Everest. With a peak elevation of 8,611 m (28,251 feet), K2 is part of the Karakoram Range, and is located on the border between Pakistan and China. It is more hazardous to reach K2 from the Chinese side; thus, it is mostly climbed from the Pakistani side.

Kangchenjunga is the third highest mountain in the world, with an elevation of 8,586 m (28,169 ft) and located along the India-Nepal border in the Himalayas.

Makalu is the fifth highest mountain in the world at 8,481 metres (27,825 ft) and is located 19 km (12 mi) southeast of Mount Everest, on the border between Nepal and China. One of the eight-thousanders, Makalu is an isolated peak whose shape is a four-sided pyramid.

Mount Wycheproof is the world’s smallest mountain. Standing at 148 metres (486 ft) above sea level or 43 metres (141 ft) above the surrounding plains, Australia’s Mount Wycheproof, has the distinction of being the smallest registered mountain in the world.

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k2 is not belong to pakisthan,it is located in pak occupied kashmir,still integral part of india.. plz dont post wrong if u do not know the fact

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