Chappal Waddi

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Chappal Waddi
Chappal Waddi is located in Nigeria
Chappal Waddi
Chappal Waddi
Location of Chappal Waddi in Nigeria (on border with Cameroon)
Elevation 2,419 m (7,936 ft)[1]
Listing Country high point
Location
Location Nigeria / Cameroon
Coordinates 7°02′07.68″N 11°42′56.06″E / 7.0354667°N 11.7155722°E / 7.0354667; 11.7155722Coordinates: 7°02′07.68″N 11°42′56.06″E / 7.0354667°N 11.7155722°E / 7.0354667; 11.7155722

Chappal Waddi or Gangirwal is a mountain in Nigeria and, at 2,419 meters, is the country's highest point.[2] It is located in Taraba State, near the border with Cameroon, in the Gashaka Gumti Forest Reserve and (Gashaka-Gumpti National Park) on the Mambilla Plateau.[3] it is a part of the Bamenda-Adamawa-Mandara Mountain chain of Nigeria and Cameroon. Chappal Wadi is sometimes cited as the highest point in West Africa if the region is defined as excluding Cameroon.

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