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Asia Country High Points

RankCountryPeak Elev-M Range (Level 2)Ascents
1.ChinaMount Everest8848Himalaya59
1.NepalMount Everest8848Himalaya59
3.PakistanK28614Central Asia Ranges14
5.BhutanGangkar Punsum7570Himalaya0
6.TajikistanPik Ismail Samani7495Central Asia Ranges3
7.AfghanistanNoshaq7492Central Asia Ranges3
8.KyrgyzstanPik Pobeda7439Tien Shan3
9.KazakhstanKhan Tengri6995Tien Shan5
10.MyanmarHkakabo Razi5881Tibet and Central China0
11.IranDamavand5610Iranian Plateau66
12.TurkeyMount Ararat5137Anatolia62
13.UzbekistanKhazret Sultan4643Central Asia Ranges0
14.MongoliaKhüiten Peak4356Mongolia Ranges15
15.MalaysiaKinabalu4095Malay Archipelago146
16.TaiwanYushan3951East China43
17.JapanFuji-san3776Japanese Archipelago272
18.YemenJabal an Nabi Shu'ayb3666Arabian Peninsula1
19.IraqCheekha Dar3611Zagros Mountains1
20.VietnamFan Si Pan3142Southeast Asia61
21.TurkmenistanAyrybaba3139Central Asia Ranges0
22.LebanonQurnat as Sawda3088Levant Ranges15
23.OmanJebel Shams3018Arabian Peninsula24
24.Saudi ArabiaJabal Ferwa3002Arabian Peninsula2
25.East TimorRamelau2963Malay Archipelago10
26.PhilippinesMount Apo2954Philippines19
27.LaosPhou Bia2830Southeast Asia0
28.SyriaMount Hermon2814Levant Ranges1
29.North KoreaPaektu-san2744Korea-Amur Area4
30.EgyptGebel Katherîna2629Levant Ranges28
31.ThailandDoi Inthanon2565Southeast Asia65
32.Sri LankaPidurutalagala2524Indian Subcontinent11
33.IsraelMitze Hashlagim2222Levant Ranges2
34.CyprusOlympus1951Levant Ranges63
35.South KoreaHalla-san1950Korea-Amur Area51
36.United Arab EmiratesJabal Bil Ays-West Peak1892Arabian Peninsula22
37.JordanJabal Umm ad Dami1854Levant Ranges39
38.BruneiBukit Pagon1850Malay Archipelago8
39.CambodiaPhnom Aural1813Southeast Asia12
40.BangladeshMowdok Mual1052Southeast Asia1
41.Palestinian AuthorityNabi Yunis1020Levant Ranges6
42.Hong KongTai Mo Shan957East China47
43.Christmas IslandMurray Hill361Malay Archipelago3
44.KuwaitKuwait High Point291Arabian Peninsula9
45.SingaporeBukit Timah176Southeast Asia109
46.MacauAlto Coloane172East China31
47.BahrainJabal ad Dukhan134Arabian Peninsula18
48.QatarAl Galail103Arabian Peninsula14

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List Description

Asia, as defined by this site, does not include the Caucasus, so the high points of Russia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia are not included on this list. Also note that the high point of Egypt is in the Sinai, geographically part of Asia, so that is included. Of course, Egypt is normally considered part of Africa.

Also, the highest peak in Indonesia is Carstensz Pyramid, on the island of New Guinea, which is usually considered part of the Australia/Oceania continent. That is why Indonesia, a country mostly in Asia, is not on this list.

It is most likely that no one has yet completed this list, and that no one will for some time. Many of the summits are difficult, remote, and, in some cases, off limits to climbers.


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