Extreme points of Pakistan

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

Extreme points of Pakistan is located in Pakistan
K2 (Disputed)
K2 (Disputed)
Baba Ghundi Chipursan
Baba Ghundi Chipursan
Sir Creek
Sir Creek
Karokoram pass (disputed)
Karokoram pass (disputed)
Pakistan, Iran and Afghanistan tripoint
Pakistan, Iran and Afghanistan tripoint
Extreme points of Pakistan

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 The point where Pakistan, Iran and Afghanistan meet in Balochistan, near Maki. 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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