List of Indian states and union territories by highest point

This is the alphabetical list of the highest points of the Indian states and union territories.

StatesEdit

Rank State Peak Range/Region Height (m) Height (ft) Coordinates Source
1 Sikkim Kangchenjunga (shared with Nepal) Eastern Himalayas 8,586 28,169 27°42′11″N 88°08′53″E / 27.703°N 88.148°E / 27.703; 88.148 [1] Kangchenjunga lies on the Sikkim–Nepal border. It is the highest mountain peak located in India and the third highest mountain peak in the world after Mount Everest and K2.
2 Uttarakhand Nanda Devi Garhwal Himalaya section of the Western Himalayas 7,816 25,646 30°22′34″N 79°58′12″E / 30.376°N 79.970°E / 30.376; 79.970 [2]Nanda Devi is the highest peak located entirely within India.
3 Arunachal Pradesh Kangto (shared with China) Eastern Himalayas 7,060 23,160

27°30′54″N 92°18′54″E / 27.515°N 92.315°E / 27.515; 92.315

Kangto lies on the Arunachal Pradesh–China border.
4 Himachal Pradesh Reo Purgyil (shared with China) Western Himalayas 6,816 22,362 31°53′02″N 78°44′06″E / 31.884°N 78.735°E / 31.884; 78.735 [3] Reo Purgyil lies on the Himachal Pradesh–China border.
5 Nagaland Mount Saramati (shared with Myanmar) Naga Hills section of the Purvanchal Range 3,841 12,602 25°44′31″N 95°01′59″E / 25.742°N 95.033°E / 25.742; 95.033 [4] Mount Saramati lies on the Nagaland–Myanmar border. It is the highest peak in the Purvanchal Range.
6 West Bengal Sandakphu (shared with Nepal) Singalila Ridge section of the Eastern Himalayas 3,636 11,929 27°06′22″N 88°00′07″E / 27.106°N 88.002°E / 27.106; 88.002 [5] Sandakphu lies on the West Bengal–Nepal border.
7 Manipur Mount Tempü (also known as Mount Iso) Naga Hills section of the Purvanchal Range 2,994 9,823 25°31′52″N 94°05′06″E / 25.531°N 94.085°E / 25.531; 94.085 [6][7]
8 Kerala Anamudi Anamalai Hills section of the Western Ghats 2,695 8,842 10°10′12″N 77°03′40″E / 10.170°N 77.061°E / 10.170; 77.061 [8] Anamudi is the highest peak in the Western Ghats and highest in India outside the Himalayas.
9 Tamil Nadu Doddabetta Nilgiri Hills section of the Western Ghats 2,636 8,648 11°24′04″N 76°44′10″E / 11.401°N 76.736°E / 11.401; 76.736 [9]
10 Mizoram Phawngpui Lushai Hills section of the Purvanchal Range 2,165 7,103 22°37′53″N 93°02′20″E / 22.6315°N 93.0388°E / 22.6315; 93.0388 [10]
11 Meghalaya Shillong Peak Khasi Hills section of the Shillong Plateau 1,965 6,447 25°31′54″N 91°51′04″E / 25.5316°N 91.8512°E / 25.5316; 91.8512 [11]Shillong Peak is the highest peak in the Shillong Plateau.
12 Assam Unnamed peak Cachar Hills section of the Karbi Anglong Plateau 1,960 6,430 25°19′17″N 93°27′10″E / 25.32135°N 93.4529°E / 25.32135; 93.4529 [12]Located in Dima Hasao District.
13 Karnataka Mullayanagiri Sahyadri Hills section of the Western Ghats 1,925 6,317 13°23′28″N 75°43′16″E / 13.391°N 75.721°E / 13.391; 75.721 [13]
14 Rajasthan Guru Shikhar Aravalli Range 1,722 5,650 24°39′00″N 72°46′34″E / 24.650°N 72.776°E / 24.650; 72.776 [14]Guru Shikhar is the highest peak in the Aravalli Range.
15 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 [15][16] Arma Konda is the highest peak in the Eastern Ghats.
16 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 [17]
17 Maharashtra Kalsubai Sahyadri Hills section of the 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]
18 Haryana Karoh Peak Morni Hills section of the Sivalik Hills 1,499 4,918 30°44′37″N 77°04′37″E / 30.7437°N 77.0769°E / 30.7437; 77.0769 [19]
19 Jharkhand Parasnath Chota Nagpur Plateau 1,382 4,482 23°57′48″N 86°07′44″E / 23.9634°N 86.129°E / 23.9634; 86.129 [20]Parasnath is the highest peak in the Chota Nagpur Plateau.
20 Madhya Pradesh Dhupgarh Satpura Range 1,352 4,435 22°26′56″N 78°22′16″E / 22.449°N 78.371°E / 22.449; 78.371 [21]Dhupgarh is the highest peak in the Satpura Range.
21 Chhattisgarh Unnamed peak Bailadila Range section of the Deccan Plateau 1,276 4,186 18°39′53″N 81°13′33″E / 18.6646°N 81.2258°E / 18.6646; 81.2258 [22][23]Located in Dantewada District. The highest named peak in Chhattisgarh is Gaurlata with the elevation of 1225 m (4019 ft).[24]
22 Gujarat Girnar Girnar Hills 1,145 3,756 21°31′41″N 70°31′38″E / 21.5281°N 70.527199°E / 21.5281; 70.527199 [25]Girnar is the highest peak in the Girnar Hills.
23 Goa Sonsogor Western Ghats 1,022 3,353 15°31′24″N 74°16′46″E / 15.5232°N 74.2795°E / 15.5232; 74.2795 [26]
24 Punjab Unnamed peak Naina Devi Range section of the Sivalik Hills 1,000 3,281 31°15′32″N 76°36′04″E / 31.259°N 76.601°E / 31.259; 76.601 [27]Located in Rupnagar District.
25 Telangana Doli Gutta Deccan Plateau 965 3,166 18°20′31″N 80°44′29″E / 18.34194°N 80.74139°E / 18.34194; 80.74139 [28]
26 Uttar Pradesh Amsot Peak Rajaji Range section of the Sivalik Hills 957 3,140 30°22′47″N 77°41′11″E / 30.3798°N 77.6865°E / 30.3798; 77.6865 [29]
27 Tripura Betlingchhip Jampui Hills section of the Purvanchal Range 930 3,051 23°48′35″N 92°15′39″E / 23.809782°N 92.260971°E / 23.809782; 92.260971 [30]
28 Bihar Someshwar Fort Sivalik Hills 880 2,887 27°23′15″N 84°18′20″E / 27.3876°N 84.3055°E / 27.3876; 84.3055 [31]

Union territoriesEdit

Rank Union Territory Peak Range/Region Height (m) Height (ft) Coordinates Source
1 Ladakh Saltoro Kangri (shared with Pakistan) Saltoro Range section of the Karakoram 7,742 25,400 35°23′56″N 76°50′56″E / 35.399°N 76.849°E / 35.399; 76.849 [32][33][34] Saltoro Kangri lies along the Actual Ground Position Line between India and Pakistan on the Siachen Glacier. The highest peak claimed by India as part of Ladakh is K2 which has the elevation of 8,611 m (28,251 ft). K2 is located in the Pakistan-administered territory of Gilgit-Baltistan.
2 Jammu and Kashmir Nun Peak Western Himalayas 7,135 23,409 33°58′51″N 76°01′14″E / 33.9809°N 76.0205°E / 33.9809; 76.0205 [35]
3 Andaman and Nicobar Islands Saddle Peak North Andaman Island 732 2,402 13°09′31″N 93°00′21″E / 13.1586°N 93.0058°E / 13.1586; 93.0058 [36]
4 Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu Unnamed point Western Ghats 424 1,391 [citation needed]Located in Dadra and Nagar Haveli District.
5 Chandigarh Unnamed point Sivalik Hills 383 1,257 [citation needed]
6 Delhi Tughlaqabad Fort Delhi Ridge section of the Aravalli Range 319 1,047 [citation needed]
7 Puducherry Unnamed point Red Hills 30 98 [citation needed]
8 Lakshadweep Unnamed point Agatti Island 15 49 [citation needed]Located in Pondicherry District.

GalleryEdit

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