Extreme points of Pakistan

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Here is a list of the extreme points and extreme elevations in Pakistan.[1]

Extreme points[edit]

Heading Location Administrative entity Bordering entity Coordinates[nb 1]
North (disputed) Baba Ghundi Chipursan in Gilgit–Baltistan a little to the west of the Khunjerab Pass. Gilgit–Baltistan (formerly known as Northern Areas.) Xinjiang, People's Republic of China 37°05′01″N 74°41′26″E / 37.0837°N 74.6906°E / 37.0837; 74.6906 (Khunjerab Pass (Northern most))
South Near Sir Creek, Thatta Sindh Arabian Sea, Gujarat-India. 23°41′41″N 68°07′59″E / 23.6948°N 68.1331°E / 23.6948; 68.1331 (Sir Creek (Southern Most))
East (disputed) a little east of the Karakoram Pass, Hetian Gilgit–Baltistan Xinjiang, People's Republic of China 35°26′50″N 77°53′35″E / 35.4472°N 77.8931°E / 35.4472; 77.8931 (Hetian (Easternmost))
West AFIRPK i.e. the point where Pakistan, Iran and Afghanistan meet in Balochistan. Balochistan Iran, Afghanistan 29°51′31″N 60°52′29″E / 29.8585°N 60.8746°E / 29.8585; 60.8746 (AFIRPK (Westernmost))

Extreme altitude[edit]

K2 in Gilgit–Baltistan is the second-highest mountain on Earth. With a peak elevation of 8,611 metres (28,251 ft), it is part of the Karakoram range
Extremity Name Altitude Location Province/Territory Coordinates
Highest K2[2] 8,611 m (28,251 ft) Border between Gilgit–Baltistan and Xinjiang Gilgit–Baltistan 35°52′57″N 76°30′48″E / 35.88250°N 76.51333°E / 35.88250; 76.51333 (Border between Gilgit–Baltistan and Xinjiang)
Lowest Near Sir Creek, Thatta 0 m (0.0 ft) Thatta District Sindh 23°41′42″N 68°08′56″E / 23.695°N 68.149°E / 23.695; 68.149 ((Lowest))

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Coordinates obtained from Google Earth. Google Earth makes use of the WGS84 geodetic reference system.

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