Western Tien Shan

Range TypeGeographically-defined sub-range
Highest PointPik Karakol (5281 m/17,326 ft)
CountriesKazakhstan (66%), Kyrgyzstan (25%), Uzbekistan (5%), China (3%), Tajikistan (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area411,307 sq km / 158,806 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent607 km / 377 mi North-South
1,399 km / 869 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long42° 56' N; 73° 56' E
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Map of Western Tien Shan
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Tien ShanLevel 2 (Parent)
         Kyzyltas-UlutauLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Tarbagatay-JungarskiyLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Western Tien ShanLevel 3
         Central Tien ShanLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Eastern Tien ShanLevel 3 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Western Tien Shan

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Pik Karakol528117,326 
2.Pik Dzhigit506316,610 
3.Pik Talghar497916,335 
4.Semionova Tien-Shanskogo489516,060 
5.Pik Chok-Tal477015,650 
6.Pik Eshenbulak464715,246 
7.Ochitel Peak454014,895 
8.Gora Manas448214,705 
9.Adelunga Toghi430114,111 
10.Gora Beshtar429914,104 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

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