List of Indian states and union territories by highest point

Summary

This is the alphabetical list of the highest points of the Indian states and union territories.

StatesEdit

Rank States Peak Range/Region Height (m) Height (ft) Coordinates Source
1 Sikkim Kangchenjunga Eastern Himalayas 8,586 28,169 27°42′11″N 88°08′53″E / 27.703°N 88.148°E / 27.703; 88.148 Kangchenjunga lies on the India–Nepal border. It is the highest mountain peak located in India and the third highest mountain peak in the world after Mount Everest and K2.[1]
2 Uttarakhand Nanda Devi Garhwal Himalaya section of the Western Himalayas 7,817 25,646 30°22′34″N 79°58′12″E / 30.376°N 79.970°E / 30.376; 79.970 Nanda Devi is the highest peak located entirely within India.[2] It is located in the Chamoli district.
3 Arunachal Pradesh Kangto Eastern Himalayas 7,060 23,160

27°30′54″N 92°18′54″E / 27.515°N 92.315°E / 27.515; 92.315

Kangto lies along the Line of Actual Control between India and China.
4 Himachal Pradesh Reo Purgyil Western Himalayas 6,813 22,362 31°53′02″N 78°44′06″E / 31.884°N 78.735°E / 31.884; 78.735 Reo Purgyil lies along the Line of Actual Control between India and China.
5 Nagaland Mount Saramati Naga Hills section of the Purvanchal Range 3,841 12,602 25°44′31″N 95°01′59″E / 25.742°N 95.033°E / 25.742; 95.033 Mount Saramati lies on the India–Myanmar border. It is the highest peak in the Purvanchal Range.[3]
6 West Bengal Sandakphu Singalila Ridge section of the Eastern Himalayas 3,636 11,929 27°06′22″N 88°00′07″E / 27.106°N 88.002°E / 27.106; 88.002 Sandakphu lies on the India–Nepal border.[4]
7 Manipur Mount Tempü (also known as Mount Iso) Barail Range 2,994 9,823 25°31′52″N 94°05′06″E / 25.531°N 94.085°E / 25.531; 94.085 It is located in the village Viswema, Kohima district.[5][6]
8 Kerala Anamudi Anamalai Hills section of the Western Ghats 2,695 8,842 10°10′12″N 77°03′40″E / 10.170°N 77.061°E / 10.170; 77.061 Anamudi is the highest peak in the Western Ghats and highest in India outside the Himalayas.[7]
9 Tamil Nadu Doddabetta Nilgiri Hills section of the Western Ghats 2,636 8,648 11°24′04″N 76°44′10″E / 11.401°N 76.736°E / 11.401; 76.736 Doddabetta is the highest mountain in the Nilgiri Mountains. It is located in Udagamandalam, Nilgiri District.[8]
10 Mizoram Phawngpui Lushai Hills section of the Purvanchal Range 2,165 7,103 22°37′53″N 93°02′20″E / 22.6315°N 93.0388°E / 22.6315; 93.0388 It is also known as Blue Mountain. It is the highest mountain peak in the Mizo Hills.[9]
11 Meghalaya Shillong Peak Khasi Hills section of the Shillong Plateau 1,965 6,447 25°31′54″N 91°51′04″E / 25.5316°N 91.8512°E / 25.5316; 91.8512 Shillong Peak is the highest peak in the Shillong Plateau.[10]
12 Assam Unnamed peak Cachar Hills section of the Karbi Anglong Plateau 1,960 6,430 25°19′17″N 93°27′10″E / 25.32135°N 93.4529°E / 25.32135; 93.4529 Located in Dima Hasao District.[11]
13 Karnataka Mullayanagiri Sahyadri Hills section of the Western Ghats 1,925 6,317 13°23′28″N 75°43′16″E / 13.391°N 75.721°E / 13.391; 75.721 It is located in Chikmagalur taluk, Chikkamagaluru district[12]
14 Rajasthan Guru Shikhar Aravalli Range 1,722 5,650 24°39′00″N 72°46′34″E / 24.650°N 72.776°E / 24.650; 72.776 Guru Shikhar is the highest peak in the Aravalli Range.[13]
15 Andhra Pradesh Arma Konda Eastern Ghats 1,680 5,512 18°13′41″N 82°43′23″E / 18.228°N 82.723°E / 18.228; 82.723 Arma Konda is the highest peak in the Eastern Ghats.[14][15]
16 Odisha Deomali Eastern Ghats 1,672 5,486 18°40′30″N 82°58′55″E / 18.675°N 82.982°E / 18.675; 82.982 [16]
17 Maharashtra Kalsubai Sahyadri Hills section of the Western Ghats 1,646 5,400 19°36′01″N 73°42′40″E / 19.6003°N 73.711°E / 19.6003; 73.711 [17]
18 Haryana Karoh Peak Morni Hills section of the Sivalik Hills 1,499 4,918 30°44′37″N 77°04′37″E / 30.7437°N 77.0769°E / 30.7437; 77.0769 It is located in Panchkula district.[18]
19 Jharkhand Parasnath Chota Nagpur Plateau 1,382 4,482 23°57′48″N 86°07′44″E / 23.9634°N 86.129°E / 23.9634; 86.129 Parasnath is the highest peak in the Chota Nagpur Plateau.[19]
20 Madhya Pradesh Dhupgarh Satpura Range 1,352 4,435 22°26′56″N 78°22′16″E / 22.449°N 78.371°E / 22.449; 78.371 Dhupgarh is the highest peak in the Satpura Range.[20]
21 Chhattisgarh Unnamed peak Bailadila Range section of the Deccan Plateau 1,276 4,186 18°39′53″N 81°13′33″E / 18.6646°N 81.2258°E / 18.6646; 81.2258 Located in Dantewada District. The highest named peak in Chhattisgarh is Gaurlata in Samri pat, Jashpur-Balrampur district with the elevation of 1225 m (4019 ft).[21][22][23]
22 Gujarat Girnar Girnar Hills 1,145 3,756 21°31′41″N 70°31′38″E / 21.5281°N 70.527199°E / 21.5281; 70.527199 Girnar is the highest peak in the Girnar Hills.[24]
23 Goa Sonsogor Western Ghats 1,022 3,353 15°31′24″N 74°16′46″E / 15.5232°N 74.2795°E / 15.5232; 74.2795 [25]
24 Punjab Unnamed peak Naina Devi Range section of the Sivalik Hills 1,000 3,281 31°15′32″N 76°36′04″E / 31.259°N 76.601°E / 31.259; 76.601 Located in Rupnagar District.[26]
25 Telangana Doli Gutta Deccan Plateau 965 3,166 18°20′31″N 80°44′29″E / 18.34194°N 80.74139°E / 18.34194; 80.74139 [27]
26 Uttar Pradesh Amsot Peak Rajaji Range section of the Sivalik Hills 957 3,140 30°22′47″N 77°41′11″E / 30.3798°N 77.6865°E / 30.3798; 77.6865 [28]
27 Tripura Betlingchhip Jampui Hills section of the Purvanchal Range 930 3,051 23°48′35″N 92°15′39″E / 23.809782°N 92.260971°E / 23.809782; 92.260971 [29]
28 Bihar Someshwar Fort Sivalik Hills 880 2,887 27°23′15″N 84°18′20″E / 27.3876°N 84.3055°E / 27.3876; 84.3055 [30]

Union territoriesEdit

Rank Union Territory Peak Range/Region Height (m) Height (ft) Coordinates Source
1 Ladakh Saltoro Kangri Saltoro Range section of the Karakoram 7,742 25,400 35°23′56″N 76°50′56″E / 35.399°N 76.849°E / 35.399; 76.849 Saltoro Kangri lies along the Actual Ground Position Line between India and Pakistan on the Siachen Glacier. The highest peak claimed by India as part of Ladakh is K2 which has the elevation of 8,611 m (28,251 ft). K2 is located in the Pakistan-administered territory of Gilgit-Baltistan.[31][32][33]
2 Jammu and Kashmir Nun Peak Western Himalayas 7,135 23,409 33°58′51″N 76°01′14″E / 33.9809°N 76.0205°E / 33.9809; 76.0205 [34]
3 Andaman and Nicobar Islands Saddle Peak North Andaman Island 732 2,402 13°09′31″N 93°00′21″E / 13.1586°N 93.0058°E / 13.1586; 93.0058 [35]
4 Chandigarh Unnamed point near Khuda Ali Sher village Sivalik Hills 479 1,572 30°46′21″N 76°49′13″E / 30.7724°N 76.8204°E / 30.7724; 76.8204 Located on a ridge along the border with Punjab[citation needed]
5 Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu Unnamed point near Bedpa village Western Ghats 465 1,526 20°04′49″N 73°12′21″E / 20.0802°N 73.2057°E / 20.0802; 73.2057 Located on the border with Maharashtra.[citation needed]
6 Delhi Deheri Delhi Ridge section of the Aravalli Range 315 1,033 28°24′39″N 77°12′13″E / 28.4108°N 77.2037°E / 28.4108; 77.2037 Located near border with Haryana[citation needed]
7 Puducherry Unnamed point in Chalakara village, Mahe West Coast hillocks 67 219 11°43′06″N 75°31′54″E / 11.7183°N 75.5317°E / 11.7183; 75.5317 Located close to Kerala border[citation needed]
8 Lakshadweep Unnamed point Agatti Island 15 49

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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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