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Geography > Elevation extremes > Highest point: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Highest point above sea level.
COUNTRY DESCRIPTION
Afghanistan Noshak 7,485 m
Albania Maja e Korabit (Golem Korab) 2,764 m
Algeria Tahat 3,003 m
American Samoa Lata Mountain 964 m
Andorra Pic de Coma Pedrosa 2,946 m
Angola Morro de Moco 2,620 m
Anguilla Crocus Hill 65 m
Antarctica Vinson Massif 4,897 m
Antigua and Barbuda Boggy Peak 402 m
Arctic Ocean sea level 0 m
Argentina Cerro Aconcagua 6,960 m (located in the northwestern corner of the province of Mendoza; highest point in South America)
Armenia Aragats Lerrnagagat' 4,090 m
Aruba Ceru Jamanota 188 m
Ashmore and Cartier Islands unnamed location 3 m
Atlantic Ocean sea level 0 m
Australia Mount Kosciuszko 2,229 m
Austria Grossglockner 3,798 m
Azerbaijan Bazarduzu Dagi 4,485 m
Bahrain Jabal ad Dukhan 122 m
Baker Island unnamed location 8 m
Bangladesh Keokradong 1,230 m
Barbados Mount Hillaby 336 m
Bassas da India unnamed location 2.4 m
Belarus Dzyarzhynskaya Hara 346 m
Belgium Botrange 694 m
Belize Doyle's Delight 1,160 m
Benin Mont Sokbaro 658 m
Bermuda Town Hill 76 m
Bhutan Gangkar Puensum 7,570 m
Bolivia Nevado Sajama 6,542 m
Bosnia and Herzegovina Maglic 2,386 m
Botswana Tsodilo Hills 1,489 m
Bouvet Island Olav Peak 935 m
Brazil Pico da Neblina 2,994 m
British Indian Ocean Territory unnamed location on Diego Garcia 15 m
British Virgin Islands Mount Sage 521 m
Brunei Bukit Pagon 1,850 m
Bulgaria Musala 2,925 m
Burkina Faso Tena Kourou 749 m
Burma Hkakabo Razi 5,881 m
Burundi Heha 2,670 m
Cambodia Phnum Aoral 1,810 m
Cameroon Fako 4,095 m (on Mt. Cameroon)
Canada Mount Logan 5,959 m
Cape Verde Mt. Fogo 2,829 m (a volcano on Fogo Island)
Cayman Islands The Bluff on Cayman Brac 43 m
Central African Republic Mont Ngaoui 1,420 m
Chad Emi Koussi 3,415 m
Chile Nevado Ojos del Salado 6,880 m
China Mount Everest 8,850 m (highest point in Asia)
Christmas Island Murray Hill 361 m
Clipperton Island Rocher Clipperton 29 m
Cocos (Keeling) Islands unnamed location 5 m
Colombia Pico Cristobal Colon 5,775 m
Comoros Karthala 2,360 m
Congo, Republic of the Mount Berongou 903 m
Cook Islands Te Manga 652 m
Coral Sea Islands unnamed location on Cato Island 6 m
Costa Rica Cerro Chirripo 3,810 m
Cote d'Ivoire Monts Nimba 1,752 m
Croatia Dinara 1,831 m
Cuba Pico Turquino 2,005 m
Cyprus Mount Olympus 1,951 m
Czech Republic Snezka 1,602 m
Democratic Republic of the Congo Pic Marguerite on Mont Ngaliema (Mount Stanley) 5,110 m
Denmark Mollehoj/Ejer Bavnehoj 171 m
Djibouti Moussa Ali 2,028 m
Dominica Morne Diablotins 1,447 m
Dominican Republic Pico Duarte 3,175 m
East Timor Foho Tatamailau 2,963 m
Ecuador Chimborazo 6,267 m
Egypt Mount Catherine 2,629 m
El Salvador Cerro El Pital 2,730 m
Equatorial Guinea Pico Basile 3,008 m
Eritrea Soira 3,018 m
Estonia Suur Munamagi 318 m
Ethiopia Ras Dejen 4,533 m
Europa Island unnamed location 24 m
European Union Mont Blanc 4,807 m; note - situated on the border between France and Italy
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Mount Usborne 705 m
Faroe Islands Slaettaratindur 882 m
Federated States of Micronesia Dolohmwar (Totolom) 791 m
Fiji Tomanivi 1,324 m
Finland Halti (alternatively Haltia, Haltitunturi, Haltiatunturi) 1,328 m
France Mont Blanc 4,807 m
French Guiana Bellevue de l'Inini 851 m
French Polynesia Mont Orohena 2,241 m
French Southern and Antarctic Lands Mont de la Dives on Ile Amsterdam (Ile Amsterdam et Ile Saint-Paul) 867 m; unnamed location on Ile Saint-Paul (Ile Amsterdam et Ile Saint-Paul) 272 m; Pic Marion-Dufresne in Iles Crozet 1,090 m; Mont Ross in Iles Kerguelen 1,850 m; unnamed location on Bassas de India (Iles Eparses) 2.4 m; unnamed location on Europa Island (Iles Eparses) 24 m; unnamed location on Glorioso Islands (Iles Eparses) 12 m; unnamed location on Juan de Nova Island (Iles Eparses) 10 m; unnamed location on Tromelin Island (Iles Eparses) 7 m
Gabon Mont Iboundji 1,575 m
Gaza Strip Abu 'Awdah (Joz Abu 'Awdah) 105 m
Georgia Mt'a Shkhara 5,201 m
Germany Zugspitze 2,963 m
Ghana Mount Afadjato 885 m
Gibraltar Rock of Gibraltar 426 m
Glorioso Islands unnamed location 12 m
Greece Mount Olympus 2,917 m
Greenland Gunnbjorn Fjeld 3,700 m
Grenada Mount Saint Catherine 840 m
Guadeloupe Soufriere 1,484 m
Guam Mount Lamlam 406 m
Guatemala Volcan Tajumulco 4,211 m
Guernsey unnamed elevation on Sark 114 m
Guinea Mont Nimba 1,752 m
Guinea-Bissau unnamed elevation in the eastern part of the country 300 m
Guyana Mount Roraima 2,835 m
Haiti Chaine de la Selle 2,680 m
Heard Island and McDonald Islands Mawson Peak on Big Ben volcano 2,745 m
Holy See (Vatican City) unnamed elevation 75 m
Honduras Cerro Las Minas 2,870 m
Hong Kong Tai Mo Shan 958 m
Howland Island unnamed location 3 m
Hungary Kekes 1,014 m
Iceland Hvannadalshnukur 2,110 m (at Vatnajokull glacier)
India Kanchenjunga 8,598 m
Indian Ocean sea level 0 m
Indonesia Puncak Jaya 4,884 m
Iran Kuh-e Damavand 5,671 m
Iraq Cheekha Dar (Kurdish for "Black Tent"); 3,611 m
Ireland Carrauntoohil 1,041 m
Isle of Man Snaefell 621 m
Israel Har Meron 1,208 m
Italy Mont Blanc (Monte Bianco) de Courmayeur 4,748 m (a secondary peak of Mont Blanc)
Jamaica Blue Mountain Peak 2,256 m
Jan Mayen Haakon VII Toppen on Beerenberg 2,277 m
Japan Fujiyama 3,776 m
Jarvis Island unnamed location 7 m
Jersey unnamed elevation 143 m
Johnston Atoll Summit Peak 5 m
Jordan Jabal Umm ad Dami 1,854 m
Juan de Nova Island unnamed location 10 m
Kazakhstan Khan Tangiri Shyngy (Pik Khan-Tengri) 6,995 m
Kenya Mount Kenya 5,199 m
Kingman Reef unnamed location 1 m
Kiribati unnamed elevation on Banaba 81 m
Kosovo Gjeravica/Deravica 2,656 m
Kuwait unnamed elevation 306 m
Kyrgyzstan Jengish Chokusu (Pik Pobedy) 7,439 m
Laos Phu Bia 2,817 m
Latvia Gaizina Kalns 312 m
Lebanon Qornet es Saouda 3,088 m
Lesotho Thabana Ntlenyana 3,482 m
Liberia Mount Wuteve 1,380 m
Libya Bikku Bitti 2,267 m
Liechtenstein Vorder-Grauspitz 2,599 m
Lithuania Aukstojas 294 m
Luxembourg Buurgplaatz 559 m
Macau Coloane Alto 172 m
Madagascar Maromokotro 2,876 m
Malawi Sapitwa (Mount Mlanje) 3,002 m
Malaysia Gunung Kinabalu 4,100 m
Maldives unnamed location on Viligili in the Addu Atholhu 2.4 m
Mali Hombori Tondo 1,155 m
Malta Ta'Dmejrek 253 m (near Dingli)
Marshall Islands unnamed location on Likiep 10 m
Martinique Montagne Pelee 1,397 m
Mauritania Kediet Ijill 915 m
Mauritius Mont Piton 828 m
Mayotte Mlima Benara 660 m
Mexico Volcan Pico de Orizaba 5,700 m
Midway Islands unnamed location 13 m
Moldova Dealul Balanesti 430 m
Monaco Mont Agel 140 m
Mongolia Nayramadlin Orgil (Huyten Orgil) 4,374 m
Montenegro Bobotov Kuk 2,522 m
Montserrat lava dome in English's Crater (in the Soufriere Hills volcanic complex) estimated at over 930 m
Morocco Jebel Toubkal 4,165 m
Mozambique Monte Binga 2,436 m
Namibia Konigstein 2,606 m
Nauru unnamed elevation along plateau rim 61 m
Navassa Island unnamed elevation on southwest side 77 m
Nepal Mount Everest 8,850 m (highest point in Asia)
Netherlands Mount Scenery 862 m (on the island of Saba in the Caribbean, now considered an integral part of the Netherlands following the dissolution of the Netherlands Antilles)
Netherlands Antilles Mount Scenery 862 m
New Caledonia Mont Panie 1,628 m
New Zealand Aoraki-Mount Cook 3,754 m
Nicaragua Mogoton 2,438 m
Niger Idoukal-n-Taghes 2,022 m
Nigeria Chappal Waddi 2,419 m
Niue unnamed elevation near Mutalau settlement 68 m
Norfolk Island Mount Bates 319 m
North Korea Paektu-san 2,744 m
Northern Mariana Islands unnamed elevation on Agrihan 965 m
Norway Galdhopiggen 2,469 m
Oman Jabal Shams 2,980 m
Pacific Ocean sea level 0 m
Pakistan K2 (Mt. Godwin-Austen) 8,611 m
Palau Mount Ngerchelchuus 242 m
Palmyra Atoll unnamed location 2 m
Panama Volcan Baru 3,475 m
Papua New Guinea Mount Wilhelm 4,509 m
Paracel Islands unnamed location on Rocky Island 14 m
Paraguay Cerro Pero 842 m
Peru Nevado Huascaran 6,768 m
Philippines Mount Apo 2,954 m
Pitcairn Islands Big Ridge 347 m
Poland Rysy 2,499 m
Portugal Ponta do Pico (Pico or Pico Alto) on Ilha do Pico in the Azores 2,351 m
Puerto Rico Cerro de Punta 1,338 m
Qatar Tuwayyir al Hamir 103 m
Republic of Macedonia Golem Korab (Maja e Korabit) 2,764 m
Reunion Piton des Neiges 3,069 m
Romania Moldoveanu 2,544 m
Russia Gora El'brus 5,633 m (highest point in Europe)
Rwanda Volcan Karisimbi 4,519 m
Saint Barthelemy Morne du Vitet 286 m
Saint Helena Queen Mary's Peak on Tristan da Cunha 2,060 m; Green Mountain on Ascension Island 859 m; Mount Actaeon on Saint Helena Island 818 m
Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha Queen Mary's Peak on Tristan da Cunha 2,060 m; Green Mountain on Ascension Island 859 m; Mount Actaeon on Saint Helena Island 818 m
Saint Kitts and Nevis Mount Liamuiga 1,156 m
Saint Lucia Mount Gimie 950 m
Saint Martin Pic du Paradis 424 m
Saint Pierre and Miquelon Morne de la Grande Montagne 240 m
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines La Soufriere 1,234 m
Samoa Mount Silisili 1,857 m
San Marino Monte Titano 755 m
Sao Tome and Principe Pico de Sao Tome 2,024 m
Saudi Arabia Jabal Sawda' 3,133 m
Senegal unnamed elevation southwest of Kedougou 581 m
Serbia Midzor 2,169 m
Serbia and Montenegro Midzor 2,169 m
Seychelles Morne Seychellois 905 m
Sierra Leone Loma Mansa (Bintimani) 1,948 m
Singapore Bukit Timah 166 m
Slovakia Gerlachovsky Stit 2,655 m
Slovenia Triglav 2,864 m
Solomon Islands Mount Popomanaseu 2,310 m
Somalia Shimbiris 2,416 m
South Africa Njesuthi 3,408 m
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands Mount Paget (South Georgia) 2,934 m
South Korea Halla-san 1,950 m
South Sudan Kinyeti 3,187 m
Southern Ocean sea level 0 m
Spain Pico de Teide (Tenerife) on Canary Islands 3,718 m
Spratly Islands unnamed location on Southwest Cay 4 m
Sri Lanka Pidurutalagala 2,524 m
Sudan Jabal Marrah 3,071 m
Suriname Juliana Top 1,230 m
Svalbard Newtontoppen 1,717 m
Swaziland Emlembe 1,862 m
Sweden Kebnekaise 2,111 m
Switzerland Dufourspitze 4,634 m
Syria Mount Hermon 2,814 m
Taiwan Yu Shan 3,952 m
Tajikistan Qullai Ismoili Somoni 7,495 m
Tanzania Kilimanjaro 5,895 m (highest point in Africa)
Thailand Doi Inthanon 2,576 m
The Bahamas Mount Alvernia on Cat Island 63 m
The Gambia unnamed elevation 53 m
Togo Mont Agou 986 m
Tokelau unnamed location 5 m
Tonga unnamed elevation on Kao Island 1,033 m
Trinidad and Tobago El Cerro del Aripo 940 m
Tromelin Island unnamed location 7 m
Tunisia Jebel ech Chambi 1,544 m
Turkey Mount Ararat 5,166 m
Turkmenistan Gora Ayribaba 3,139 m
Turks and Caicos Islands Flamingo Hill 48 m
Tuvalu unnamed location 5 m
Uganda Margherita Peak on Mount Stanley 5,110 m
Ukraine Hora Hoverla 2,061 m
United Arab Emirates Jabal Yibir 1,527 m
United Kingdom Ben Nevis 1,343 m
United States Mount McKinley (Denali) 6,194 m (highest point in North America)
Uruguay Cerro Catedral 514 m
Uzbekistan Adelunga Toghi 4,301 m
Vanuatu Tabwemasana 1,877 m
Venezuela Pico Bolivar 5,007 m
Vietnam Fan Si Pan 3,144 m
Virgin Islands Crown Mountain 474 m
Wake Island unnamed location 6 m
Wallis and Futuna Mont Singavi (on Futuna) 765 m
West Bank Tall Asur 1,022 m
Western Sahara unnamed elevation 805 m
Yemen Jabal an Nabi Shu'ayb 3,760 m
Zambia unnamed elevation in Mafinga Hills 2,301 m
Zimbabwe Inyangani 2,592 m

Citation

"Countries Compared by Geography > Elevation extremes > Highest point. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Geography/Elevation-extremes/Highest-point

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