List of Indian states and territories by highest point

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This is a list of the highest points of the Indian states and territories, ranked by highest point.

States[edit]

State Peak Range/Region Height (m) Height (ft) Coordinates Source
Andhra Pradesh Arma Konda Eastern Ghats 1,680 5,512 18°13′41″N 82°43′23″E / 18.228°N 82.723°E / 18.228; 82.723 [1][2]
Arunachal Pradesh (shared with Tibet) Kangto Eastern Himalaya 7,090 23,261 27°51′54″N 92°31′59″E / 27.865°N 92.533°E / 27.865; 92.533 Kangto lies on the Arunachal-Tibet border
Arunachal Pradesh (fully within) Gori Chen Eastern Himalaya 6,538 21,450 27°47′42″N 92°23′17″E / 27.795°N 92.388°E / 27.795; 92.388 Both Gori Chen and Kangto are part of the Kangto section[3]
Assam Jhingtubum North Cachar Hills 1,867 6,125 [4]
Bihar Someshwar Fort West Champaran district 880 2,887 [5]
Chhattisgarh Mailan Surguja District 1,227 4,024 [6]
Goa Sosogad Western Ghats 1,019 3,343 [7]
Gujarat Girnar (Ambaji) Junagadh District 1,145 3,756 21°31′41″N 70°31′38″E / 21.5281°N 70.527199°E / 21.5281; 70.527199 [8]
Haryana Karoh peak Morni Hills 1,220 4,003 [9]
Himachal Pradesh Reo Purgyil Western Himalaya 6,816 22,363 31°53′02″N 78°44′06″E / 31.884°N 78.735°E / 31.884; 78.735 [10]
Jammu and Kashmir (claimed) K2 Karakoram 8,611 28,251 35°52′48″N 76°30′47″E / 35.880°N 76.513°E / 35.880; 76.513 [11] K2 lies in Pakistan-administered Kashmir, which is claimed by India
Jammu and Kashmir (administered) Saltoro Kangri Karakoram 7,742 25,400 35°23′56″N 76°50′56″E / 35.399°N 76.849°E / 35.399; 76.849 [11][12][13]
Jharkhand Parasnath Parasnath Hills 1,366 4,482 23°57′48″N 86°07′44″E / 23.9634°N 86.129°E / 23.9634; 86.129 [14]
Karnataka Mullayanagiri Western Ghats 1,925 6,317 13°23′28″N 75°43′16″E / 13.391°N 75.721°E / 13.391; 75.721 [15]
Kerala Anamudi Western Ghats 2,695 8,842 10°10′12″N 77°03′40″E / 10.170°N 77.061°E / 10.170; 77.061 [16]
Madhya Pradesh Dhupgarh Satpura 1,350 4,429 22°26′56″N 78°22′16″E / 22.449°N 78.371°E / 22.449; 78.371 [17]
Maharashtra Kalsubai Western Ghats 1,646 5,400 19°36′01″N 73°42′40″E / 19.6003°N 73.711°E / 19.6003; 73.711 [18]
Manipur Near Khayang Ukhrul District 3,114 10,216 [19]
Meghalaya Shillong Peak Khasi Hills 1,965 6,447 25°32′49″N 91°52′30″E / 25.547°N 91.875°E / 25.547; 91.875 [20]
Mizoram Phawngpui Chhimtuipui District 2,165 7,103 22°44′28″N 93°03′07″E / 22.741°N 93.052°E / 22.741; 93.052 [21]
Nagaland Saramati Naga Hills 3,841 12,602 25°44′31″N 95°01′59″E / 25.742°N 95.033°E / 25.742; 95.033 [22]
Odisha Deomali Eastern Ghats 1,672 5,486 18°40′30″N 82°58′55″E / 18.675°N 82.982°E / 18.675; 82.982 [23]
Punjab Siali Dhar[citation needed] Gurdaspur District 959 3,146 [24][not in citation given]
Rajasthan Guru Shikhar Aravali 1,722 5,650 24°39′00″N 72°46′34″E / 24.650°N 72.776°E / 24.650; 72.776 [25]
Sikkim Kangchenjunga Eastern Himalaya 8,598 28,208 27°42′11″N 88°08′53″E / 27.703°N 88.148°E / 27.703; 88.148 [26]
Tamil Nadu Dodda Betta Nilgiri Hills 2,636 8,648 11°24′04″N 76°44′10″E / 11.401°N 76.736°E / 11.401; 76.736 [27]
Telangana Near Laxmidevipalli 670 2,198 [28]
Tripura Betalongchhip Jampui Hills 1,097 3,600 [29]
Uttar Pradesh Unnamed point Shivalik Hills 900 2970 [citation needed]
Uttarakhand Nanda Devi Garhwal Himalaya 7,816 25,646 30°22′34″N 79°58′12″E / 30.376°N 79.970°E / 30.376; 79.970 [30]
West Bengal Sandakphu Eastern Himalaya 3,636 11,929 27°06′22″N 88°00′07″E / 27.106°N 88.002°E / 27.106; 88.002 [31]

Union Territories[edit]

State Peak Range/Region Height (m) Height (ft) Source
Andaman & Nicobar Islands Saddle Peak North Andaman 732 2,402 [32]
Chandigarh Unnamed Point Capital Area 383 1,257
Dadra and Nagar Haveli Unnamed Point Close to Amboli 278 912
Daman and Diu Unnamed Point Diu 30 98 [citation needed]
Delhi Unnamed Point Tughlaqabad 319 1,047
Lakshadweep Unnamed Point Agatti Island 15 49
Puducherry Les Montagnes Rouges Red Hills 30 98 [citation needed]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

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  6. ^ Mailan, Sarguja district, Chhattisgarh
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  22. ^ "Saramati". Peakbagger.com. 
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