Tien Shan

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointPik Pobeda (7439 m/24,406 ft)
CountriesKazakhstan (61%), China (26%), Russia (7%), Kyrgyzstan (6%), Uzbekistan (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area2,591,752 sq km / 1,000,676 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent2,091 km / 1,299 mi North-South
2,604 km / 1,618 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long48° 47' N; 78° 10' E
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Map of Tien Shan
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AsiaLevel 1 (Parent)
         AnatoliaLevel 2 (Sibling)
         Levant RangesLevel 2 (Sibling)
         Zagros MountainsLevel 2 (Sibling)
         Iranian PlateauLevel 2 (Sibling)
         Arabian PeninsulaLevel 2 (Sibling)
         Central Asia RangesLevel 2 (Sibling)
         Tien ShanLevel 2
                 Kyzyltas-UlutauLevel 3 (Child)
                 Tarbagatay-JungarskiyLevel 3 (Child)
                 Western Tien ShanLevel 3 (Child)
                 Central Tien ShanLevel 3 (Child)
                 Eastern Tien ShanLevel 3 (Child)
         Tibet and Central ChinaLevel 2 (Sibling)
         HimalayaLevel 2 (Sibling)
         Indian SubcontinentLevel 2 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Tien Shan

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange3
1.Pik Pobeda743924,406Central Tien Shan
2.Pshavella704123,100Central Tien Shan
3.Khan Tengri701022,999Central Tien Shan
4.Vazha Pshavela691822,697Central Tien Shan
5.Pik Voyennykh Topografov687322,549Central Tien Shan
6.Pik Sovetskoy Armenii685922,503Central Tien Shan
7.Pik Rapasova681422,356Central Tien Shan
8.Pik Druzhba680022,310Central Tien Shan
9.Chuelebos Feng676922,208Central Tien Shan
10.Pobeda Vostochnaya676222,185Central Tien Shan
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.
Child Range High Points
RankPeak NamemftRange3
1.Pik Pobeda743924,406Central Tien Shan
2.Bogda Feng544517,864Eastern Tien Shan
3.Pik Karakol528117,326Western Tien Shan
4.Gora Alagordy462215,164Tarbagatay-Jungarskiy
5.Gora Aksoran15655135Kyzyltas-Ulutau

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