Topography of Asia

This article lists the highest natural elevation of each sovereign state on the continent of Asia defined physiographically. States sometimes associated with Asia politically and culturally, but not geographically part of Asia, are not included in this list of physical features (with the exception of Cyprus - marked with a N/A rank entry).

Not all points in this list are mountains or hills, some are simply elevations that are not distinguishable as geographical features.

Notes are provided where territorial disputes or inconsistencies affect the listings. Some countries such as Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Russia (Elbrus) have part of their territory and their high points outside of Asia; their non-Asian high points are listed with a N/A rank entry underneath their continental peak.

Three other entries of partially recognized countries with highest points in Asia are listed and ranked in Italic. For more details see List of states with limited recognition.

Rank Country Highest point Elevation
6  Afghanistan Noshaq 7,492 m (24,580 ft)
N/A  Armenia Aragats 4,090 m (13,419 ft)
N/A  Azerbaijan Mount Bazardüzü 4,466 m (14,652 ft)
44  Bahrain Mountain of Smoke 122 m (400 ft)
40  Bangladesh Saka Haphong 1,052 m (3,451 ft)
4  Bhutan Gangkhar Puensum 7,570 m (24,836 ft)
37  Brunei Pagon Hill 1,850 m (6,070 ft)
38  Cambodia Phnom Aural 1,810 m (5,938 ft)
1    Nepal Mount Everest[1] 8,848 m (29,029 ft)
N/A  Cyprus Mount Olympus 1,951 m (6,401 ft)
26  East Timor Tatamailau 2,963 m (9,721 ft)
31  Egypt Mount Catherine 2,629 m (8,625 ft)
N/A  Georgia Shkhara 5,201 m (17,064 ft)
3  India Kangchenjunga 8,586 m (28,169 ft)
12  Indonesia Puncak Jaya 4,884 m (16,024 ft)
10  Iran Mount Damavand 5,610 m (18,406 ft)
20  Iraq Cheekha Dar 3,611 m (11,847 ft)
39  Israel Mount Meron 1,208 m (3,963 ft)
18  Japan Mount Fuji 3,776 m (12,388 ft)
36  Jordan Jabal Umm ad Dami 1,854 m (6,083 ft)
8  Kazakhstan Khan Tengri 7,010 m (22,999 ft)
30  North Korea Paektu Mountain 2,744 m (9,003 ft)
34  South Korea Hallasan 1,950 m (6,398 ft)
42  Kuwait Mutla Ridge 306 m (1,004 ft)
7  Kyrgyzstan Jengish Chokusu 7,439 m (24,406 ft)
28  Laos Phou Bia 2,817 m (9,242 ft)
23  Lebanon Qurnat as Sawda' 3,088 m (10,131 ft)
16  Malaysia Gunung Kinabalu 4,095 m (13,435 ft)
46  Maldives Mount Villingili 5 m (16 ft)
15  Mongolia Khüiten Peak 4,374 m (14,350 ft)
9  Myanmar Hkakabo Razi 5,881 m (19,295 ft)
1    Nepal Mount Everest[1] 8,848 m (29,029 ft)
24  Oman Jebel Shams 3,009 m (9,872 ft)
2  Pakistan K2 8,611 m (28,251 ft)
41  Palestine Mount Nabi Yunis 1,030 m (3,379 ft)
27  Philippines Mount Apo 2,954 m (9,692 ft)
45  Qatar Qurayn Abu al Bawl[2] 103 m (338 ft)
13  Russia Klyuchevskaya Sopka[3] 4,750 m (15,584 ft)
N/A  Russia Mount Elbrus[3] 5,642 m (18,510 ft)
25  Saudi Arabia Jabal Ferwa 3,002 m (9,849 ft)
43  Singapore Bukit Timah Hill 164 m (538 ft)
33  Sri Lanka Pidurutalagala 2,524 m (8,281 ft)
29  Syria Jabal el-Sheikh 2,814 m (9,232 ft)
17  Taiwan Yu Shan 3,952 m (12,966 ft)
5  Tajikistan Ismoil Somoni Peak 7,495 m (24,590 ft)
32  Thailand Doi Inthanon 2,565 m (8,415 ft)
11  Turkey Mount Ararat (Ağrı Dağı) 5,137 m (16,854 ft)
22  Turkmenistan Aýrybaba 3,139 m (10,299 ft)
35  United Arab Emirates Jebel Jais 1,910 m (6,266 ft)
14  Uzbekistan Alpomish Peak 4,668 m (15,315 ft)
21  Vietnam Fansipan 3,143 m (10,312 ft)
19  Yemen Jabal An-Nabi Shu'ayb 3,666 m (12,028 ft)

Notes

  1. ^ a b Mount Everest is highest point of China, of Nepal of Asia and of Earth.
  2. ^ qatartourism.gov.qa Archived 2012-06-21 at the Wayback Machine A Key Geographical Location, last viewed 10. März 2012
  3. ^ a b Klyuchevskaya Sopka in Siberia is the highest peak in the Asian part of Russia, while the highest peak of the country is Mount Elbrus, located in the European part of Russia.

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