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Geography > Elevation extremes > Lowest point: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: This entry is derived from Geography > Elevation extremes, which includes both the highest point and the lowest point.
COUNTRY DESCRIPTION
Afghanistan Amu Darya 258 m
Albania Adriatic Sea 0 m
Algeria Chott Melrhir -40 m
American Samoa Pacific Ocean 0 m
Andorra Riu Runer 840 m
Angola Atlantic Ocean 0 m
Anguilla Caribbean Sea 0 m
Antarctica Bentley Subglacial Trench -2,540 m
Antigua and Barbuda Caribbean Sea 0 m
Argentina Laguna del Carbon -105 m (located between Puerto San Julian and Comandante Luis Piedra Buena in the province of Santa Cruz)
Armenia Debed River 400 m
Aruba Caribbean Sea 0 m
Ashmore and Cartier Islands Indian Ocean 0 m
Australia Lake Eyre -15 m
Austria Neusiedler See 115 m
Azerbaijan Caspian Sea -28 m
Bahrain Persian Gulf 0 m
Bangladesh Indian Ocean 0 m
Barbados Atlantic Ocean 0 m
Belarus Nyoman River 90 m
Belgium North Sea 0 m
Belize Caribbean Sea 0 m
Benin Atlantic Ocean 0 m
Bermuda Atlantic Ocean 0 m
Bhutan Drangeme Chhu 97 m
Bolivia Rio Paraguay 90 m
Bosnia and Herzegovina Adriatic Sea 0 m
Botswana junction of the Limpopo and Shashe Rivers 513 m
Bouvet Island South Atlantic Ocean 0 m
Brazil Atlantic Ocean 0 m
British Indian Ocean Territory Indian Ocean 0 m
British Virgin Islands Caribbean Sea 0 m
Brunei South China Sea 0 m
Bulgaria Black Sea 0 m
Burkina Faso Mouhoun (Black Volta) River 200 m
Burma Andaman Sea 0 m
Burundi Lake Tanganyika 772 m
Cambodia Gulf of Thailand 0 m
Cameroon Atlantic Ocean 0 m
Canada Atlantic Ocean 0 m
Cape Verde Atlantic Ocean 0 m
Cayman Islands Caribbean Sea 0 m
Central African Republic Oubangui River 335 m
Chad Djourab 160 m
Chile Pacific Ocean 0 m
China Turpan Pendi -154 m
Christmas Island Indian Ocean 0 m
Clipperton Island Pacific Ocean 0 m
Cocos (Keeling) Islands Indian Ocean 0 m
Colombia Pacific Ocean 0 m
Comoros Indian Ocean 0 m
Congo, Republic of the Atlantic Ocean 0 m
Cook Islands Pacific Ocean 0 m
Coral Sea Islands Pacific Ocean 0 m
Costa Rica Pacific Ocean 0 m
Cote d'Ivoire Gulf of Guinea 0 m
Croatia Adriatic Sea 0 m
Cuba Caribbean Sea 0 m
Cyprus Mediterranean Sea 0 m
Czech Republic Labe (Elbe) River 115 m
Democratic Republic of the Congo Atlantic Ocean 0 m
Denmark Lammefjord -7 m
Djibouti Lac Assal -155 m
Dominica Caribbean Sea 0 m
Dominican Republic Lago Enriquillo -46 m
East Timor Timor Sea, Savu Sea, and Banda Sea 0 m
Ecuador Pacific Ocean 0 m
Egypt Qattara Depression -133 m
El Salvador Pacific Ocean 0 m
Equatorial Guinea Atlantic Ocean 0 m
Eritrea near Kulul within the Danakil Depression -75 m
Estonia Baltic Sea 0 m
Ethiopia Danakil Depression -125 m
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) Atlantic Ocean 0 m
Faroe Islands Atlantic Ocean 0 m
Federated States of Micronesia Pacific Ocean 0 m
Fiji Pacific Ocean 0 m
Finland Baltic Sea 0 m
France Rhone River delta -2 m
French Polynesia Pacific Ocean 0 m
French Southern and Antarctic Lands Indian Ocean 0 m
Gabon Atlantic Ocean 0 m
Gaza Strip Mediterranean Sea 0 m
Georgia Black Sea 0 m
Germany Neuendorf bei Wilster -3.54 m
Ghana Atlantic Ocean 0 m
Gibraltar Mediterranean Sea 0 m
Greece Mediterranean Sea 0 m
Greenland Atlantic Ocean 0 m
Grenada Caribbean Sea 0 m
Guam Pacific Ocean 0 m
Guatemala Pacific Ocean 0 m
Guernsey Atlantic Ocean 0 m
Guinea Atlantic Ocean 0 m
Guinea-Bissau Atlantic Ocean 0 m
Guyana Atlantic Ocean 0 m
Haiti Caribbean Sea 0 m
Heard Island and McDonald Islands Indian Ocean 0 m
Holy See (Vatican City) unnamed location 19 m
Honduras Caribbean Sea 0 m
Hong Kong South China Sea 0 m
Howland Island Pacific Ocean 0 m
Hungary Tisza River 78 m
Iceland Atlantic Ocean 0 m
India Indian Ocean 0 m
Indonesia Indian Ocean 0 m
Iran Caspian Sea -28 m
Iraq Persian Gulf 0 m
Ireland Atlantic Ocean 0 m
Isle of Man Irish Sea 0 m
Israel Dead Sea -408 m
Italy Mediterranean Sea 0 m
Jamaica Caribbean Sea 0 m
Jan Mayen Norwegian Sea 0 m
Japan Hachiro-gata -4 m
Jarvis Island Pacific Ocean 0 m
Jersey Atlantic Ocean 0 m
Johnston Atoll Pacific Ocean 0 m
Jordan Dead Sea -408 m
Kazakhstan Vpadina Kaundy -132 m
Kenya Indian Ocean 0 m
Kingman Reef Pacific Ocean 0 m
Kiribati Pacific Ocean 0 m
Kosovo Drini i Bardhe/Beli Drim 297 m (located on the border with Albania)
Kuwait Persian Gulf 0 m
Kyrgyzstan Kara-Daryya (Karadar'ya) 132 m
Laos Mekong River 70 m
Latvia Baltic Sea 0 m
Lebanon Mediterranean Sea 0 m
Lesotho junction of the Orange and Makhaleng Rivers 1,400 m
Liberia Atlantic Ocean 0 m
Libya Sabkhat Ghuzayyil -47 m
Liechtenstein Ruggeller Riet 430 m
Lithuania Baltic Sea 0 m
Luxembourg Moselle River 133 m
Macau South China Sea 0 m
Madagascar Indian Ocean 0 m
Malawi junction of the Shire River and international boundary with Mozambique 37 m
Malaysia Indian Ocean 0 m
Maldives Indian Ocean 0 m
Mali Senegal River 23 m
Malta Mediterranean Sea 0 m
Marshall Islands Pacific Ocean 0 m
Mauritania Sebkhet Te-n-Dghamcha -5 m
Mauritius Indian Ocean 0 m
Mayotte Indian Ocean 0 m
Mexico Laguna Salada -10 m
Midway Islands Pacific Ocean 0 m
Moldova Dniester (Nistru) 2 m
Monaco Mediterranean Sea 0 m
Mongolia Hoh Nuur 560 m
Montenegro Adriatic Sea 0 m
Montserrat Caribbean Sea 0 m
Morocco Sebkha Tah -55 m
Mozambique Indian Ocean 0 m
Namibia Atlantic Ocean 0 m
Nauru Pacific Ocean 0 m
Navassa Island Caribbean Sea 0 m
Nepal Kanchan Kalan 70 m
Netherlands Zuidplaspolder -7 m
New Caledonia Pacific Ocean 0 m
New Zealand Pacific Ocean 0 m
Nicaragua Pacific Ocean 0 m
Niger Niger River 200 m
Nigeria Atlantic Ocean 0 m
Niue Pacific Ocean 0 m
Norfolk Island Pacific Ocean 0 m
North Korea Sea of Japan 0 m
Northern Mariana Islands Pacific Ocean 0 m
Norway Norwegian Sea 0 m
Oman Arabian Sea 0 m
Pakistan Indian Ocean 0 m
Palau Pacific Ocean 0 m
Palmyra Atoll Pacific Ocean 0 m
Panama Pacific Ocean 0 m
Papua New Guinea Pacific Ocean 0 m
Paracel Islands South China Sea 0 m
Paraguay junction of Rio Paraguay and Rio Parana 46 m
Peru Pacific Ocean 0 m
Philippines Philippine Sea 0 m
Pitcairn Islands Pacific Ocean 0 m
Poland near Raczki Elblaskie -2 m
Portugal Atlantic Ocean 0 m
Puerto Rico Caribbean Sea 0 m
Qatar Persian Gulf 0 m
Republic of Macedonia Vardar River 50 m
Romania Black Sea 0 m
Russia Caspian Sea -28 m
Rwanda Rusizi River 950 m
Saint Barthelemy Caribbean Ocean 0 m
Saint Helena Atlantic Ocean 0 m
Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha Atlantic Ocean 0 m
Saint Kitts and Nevis Caribbean Sea 0 m
Saint Lucia Caribbean Sea 0 m
Saint Martin Caribbean Ocean 0 m
Saint Pierre and Miquelon Atlantic Ocean 0 m
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Caribbean Sea 0 m
Samoa Pacific Ocean 0 m
San Marino Torrente Ausa 55 m
Sao Tome and Principe Atlantic Ocean 0 m
Saudi Arabia Persian Gulf 0 m
Senegal Atlantic Ocean 0 m
Serbia Danube and Timok Rivers 35 m
Seychelles Indian Ocean 0 m
Sierra Leone Atlantic Ocean 0 m
Singapore Singapore Strait 0 m
Slovakia Bodrok River 94 m
Slovenia Adriatic Sea 0 m
Solomon Islands Pacific Ocean 0 m
Somalia Indian Ocean 0 m
South Africa Atlantic Ocean 0 m
South Korea Sea of Japan 0 m
Spain Atlantic Ocean 0 m
Spratly Islands South China Sea 0 m
Sri Lanka Indian Ocean 0 m
Sudan Red Sea 0 m
Suriname unnamed location in the coastal plain -2 m
Svalbard Arctic Ocean 0 m
Swaziland Great Usutu River 21 m
Sweden reclaimed bay of Lake Hammarsjon, near Kristianstad -2.4 m
Switzerland Lake Maggiore 195 m
Syria unnamed location near Lake Tiberias -200 m
Taiwan South China Sea 0 m
Tajikistan Syr Darya (Sirdaryo) 300 m
Tanzania Indian Ocean 0 m
Thailand Gulf of Thailand 0 m
The Bahamas Atlantic Ocean 0 m
The Gambia Atlantic Ocean 0 m
Togo Atlantic Ocean 0 m
Tokelau Pacific Ocean 0 m
Tonga Pacific Ocean 0 m
Trinidad and Tobago Caribbean Sea 0 m
Tunisia Shatt al Gharsah -17 m
Turkey Mediterranean Sea 0 m
Turkmenistan Vpadina Akchanaya -81 m
Turks and Caicos Islands Caribbean Sea 0 m
Tuvalu Pacific Ocean 0 m
Uganda Lake Albert 621 m
Ukraine Black Sea 0 m
United Arab Emirates Persian Gulf 0 m
United Kingdom The Fens -4 m
United States Death Valley -86 m
Uruguay Atlantic Ocean 0 m
Uzbekistan Sariqamish Kuli -12 m
Vanuatu Pacific Ocean 0 m
Venezuela Caribbean Sea 0 m
Vietnam South China Sea 0 m
Virgin Islands Caribbean Sea 0 m
Wake Island Pacific Ocean 0 m
Wallis and Futuna Pacific Ocean 0 m
West Bank Dead Sea -408 m
Western Sahara Sebjet Tah -55 m
Yemen Arabian Sea 0 m
Zambia Zambezi river 329 m
Zimbabwe junction of the Runde and Save Rivers 162 m

Citation

"Countries Compared by Geography > Elevation extremes > Lowest point. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", CIA World Factbooks 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Geography/Elevation-extremes/Lowest-point

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