Highest Mountains in the World

This article presents the list of the 50 highest mountains in the world by altitude, listed in descending order.

Everest

Everest is the highest mountain in the world with an altitude of 8848 meters

The list of the 50 highest mountains in the world is led by Mount Everest, located in Nepal and China, with an altitude of 8848 meters. Mount Everest belongs to the Himalayan range and the Mahalangur sub-range. In 1953 Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary made the first ascent to the summit of Everest, a fact only repeated by 145 people. All the mountains listed are located in Asia, with the most present countries being Nepal, China and Pakistan. The most represented country is Nepal. The last mountain on this list, which ranks 50, is Changtse , in Tibet, China, with an altitude of 7,543 meters.

# Mountain Country Altitude (in meters)
1 Mount Everest Nepal/China 8 848
2 K2 Pakistan/china 8 611
3 Kangchenjunga Nepal/India 8 586
4 Lhotse Nepal/India 8 516
5 Makalu Nepal/China 8 485
6 Cho Oyu Nepal/China 8 188
7 Dhaulagiri Nepal 8 167
8 manaslu Nepal 8 163
9 Nanga Parbat Pakistan 8 125
10 Annapurna I Nepal 8 091
11 Gasherbrum I pakistan/china 8 080
12 Broad Peak pakistan/china 8 051
13 Gasherbrum II pakistan/china 8 034
14 Shishapangma China 8 027
15 Gyachung Kang Nepal/China 7 952
16 Gasherbrum III Pakistan 7 946
17 Annapurna II Nepal 7 937
18 Gasherbrum IV Pakistan 7 932
19 Himalchuli Nepal 7 893
20 Distaghil Sar Pakistan 7 884
21 Ngadi Chuli Nepal 7 871
22 Nuptse Nepal 7 864
23 Khunyang Chhish Pakistan 7 823
24 masherbrum Pakistan 7 821
25 Nanda Devi India 7 816
26 Chomo Lonzo China 7 804
27 Batura Sar Pakistan 7 795
28 Kanjut Sar Pakistan 7 790
29 rakaposhi Pakistan 7 788
30 Namcha Barwa China 7 782
31 Kamet India 7 756
32 Dhaulagiri II Nepal 7 751
33 Kangri jump cashmere 7 742
34 Jannu Nepal 7 711
35 Tirich Mir Pakistan 7 708
36 Molamenqing China 7 703
37 Gurla Mandhata China 7 694
38 Saser Kangri I India 7 672
39 Chogolisa Pakistan 7 665
40 Dhaulagiri IV Nepal 7 661
41 Kongur Tagh China 7 649
42 Dhaulagiri V Nepal 7 618
43 shispare Pakistan 7 611
44 Trivor Pakistan 7 577
45 Gangkhar Puensum Bhutan/China 7 570
46 Gongga Shan China 7 556
47 Annapurna III Nepal 7 555
48 Muztagh Minutes China 7 546
49 Skyang Kangri pakistan/china 7 545
50 Changtse China 7 543

Countries in the World

There were 195 countries in the world. It’s important to note that geopolitical changes can occur, so it’s advisable to check for the most recent information for the current number of countries.

Now, focusing on countries that start with the letter “C,” according to availablecountries, there are several notable nations. Among them are China, the world’s most populous country and a major global economic power. Canada, known for its vast landscapes and diverse culture, is another significant country. Other countries include Chile in South America, Colombia with its rich biodiversity, and Croatia on the Adriatic Sea in Europe. Each of these nations contributes uniquely to the global community, showcasing the diversity and richness of the world’s countries.