K2
K2
Murkushi
Murkushi
Sir Creek
Sir Creek
Gyong La pass
Gyong La pass
Pakistan, Iran & Afghanistan tripoint
Pakistan, Iran & Afghanistan tripoint
Broghil Pass
Broghil Pass
Gharota
Gharota
Tirich Mir
Tirich Mir
Extreme points of Pakistan

This is a list of the extreme points of Pakistan.

Extreme points

Heading Location Administrative entity Bordering entity Coordinates[note 1]
North
(disputed, administered)
Murkushi
west of the Khunjerab Pass
Gilgit–Baltistan Xinjiang, People's Republic of China 37°05′01″N 74°41′26″E / 37.0837°N 74.6906°E / 37.0837; 74.6906 (Khunjerab Pass (northernmost))
North
(undisputed)
Tri-junction of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Gilgit-Baltistan and Afghanistan just to the east of Broghil Pass Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Badakhshan Province, Afghanistan / Gilgit-Baltistan 36°54′42″N 73°40′18″E / 36.9116°N 73.6717°E / 36.9116; 73.6717 (Broghil Pass (northernmost undisputed))
South Keti Bunder South Wildlife Sanctuary, South Island
near Sir Creek, Thatta
Sindh Arabian Sea 23°42′59″N 68°09′49″E / 23.7164°N 68.1636°E / 23.7164; 68.1636 (Keti Bunder South Wildlife Sanctuary South Island))
East
(disputed, administered)
near Gyong La, AGPL Gilgit–Baltistan Ladakh, India 35°03′54″N 77°07′13″E / 35.0651°N 77.1202°E / 35.0651; 77.1202 (AGPL (easternmost))
East
(undisputed)
near Gharota, Shakargarh Tehsil, Punjab Punjab, Pakistan Punjab, India

35°03′54″N 77°07′13″E / 35.0651°N 77.1202°E / 35.0651; 77.1202 (Demchok sector(easternmost))

East
(disputed, claimed)
Demchok, Ladakh Ladakh Ladakh

32°16′08″N 75°22′53″E / 32.2688°N 75.3814°E / 32.2688; 75.3814 (Shakargarh (easternmost undisputed))

West The point where Pakistan, Iran and Afghanistan meet in Balochistan, near Maki. Balochistan Iran & Afghanistan 29°51′31″N 60°52′29″E / 29.8585°N 60.8746°E / 29.8585; 60.8746 (AFIRPK (westernmost))

Extreme altitude

K2 in Gilgit–Baltistan is the second-highest mountain on Earth.
K2 in Gilgit–Baltistan is the second-highest mountain on Earth.
Extremity Name Altitude Location Province/Territory Coordinates
Highest (disputed) K2[1] 8,611 m (28,251 ft) Border between Gilgit–Baltistan and Xinjiang Gilgit–Baltistan 35°52′57″N 76°30′48″E / 35.88250°N 76.51333°E / 35.88250; 76.51333 (Border between Gilgit–Baltistan and Xinjiang)
Highest (undisputed) Tirich Mir[2] 7,708 m (25,289 ft) Chitral District Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 36°15′51″N 71°50′36″E / 36.26416°N 71.84333°E / 36.26416; 71.84333 (Chitral District)
Lowest Near Sir Creek, Thatta 0 m (0.0 ft) Thatta District Sindh 23°41′42″N 68°08′56″E / 23.695°N 68.149°E / 23.695; 68.149 ((Lowest))

Internal points

Province 1 Province 2 Province 3 Location Notes
Azad Jammu & Kashmir Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Punjab 34°00′07″N 73°51′41″E / 34.00194°N 73.86139°E / 34.00194; 73.86139 (Manwan Ni Hel) Manwan Ni Hel serves as the closest populated village to the tripoint.
The actual tripoint is located in the Jhelum River.
Punjab Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Islamabad Capital Territory 33°47′54″N 73°10′46″E / 33.79833°N 73.17944°E / 33.79833; 73.17944 (PJ-KP-ICT Eastern Tripoint) Eastern tripoint
Punjab Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Islamabad Capital Territory 33°43′29″N 72°55′37″E / 33.72472°N 72.92694°E / 33.72472; 72.92694 (PJ-KP-ICT Eastern Tripoint) Shah Allah Ditta serves as the closest populated village to the tripoint
Western tripoint
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Gilgit-Baltistan Azad Jammu & Kashmir 35°06′39″N 74°08′00″E / 35.11083°N 74.13333°E / 35.11083; 74.13333 (KP-GB-AJK Tripoint) The tripoint is located at the eastern periphery of Lulusar-Dudipatsar National Park
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Balochistan Punjab 31°03′26″N 70°14′46″E / 31.05722°N 70.24611°E / 31.05722; 70.24611 (FATA-BL-PJ Tripoint) Chitarwata Post
Punjab Balochistan Sindh 28°27′21″N 69°22′07″E / 28.45583°N 69.36861°E / 28.45583; 69.36861 (PJ-BL-SN Tripoint)

See also

Notes

  1. ^ Coordinates obtained from Google Earth. Google Earth makes use of the WGS84 geodetic reference system.

References