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Africa Country High Points

RankCountryPeak Elev-M Range (Level 2)
22.Heard and McDonald IslandsBig Ben2745Indian Ocean Islands
26.NamibiaBrandberg2573Southern Africa
29.NigeriaChappal Wadi2419West Africa Mountains
62.Cocos IslandsCocos Islands High Point11Indian Ocean Islands
63.British Indian Ocean TerritoryDiego Garcia High Point7Indian Ocean Islands
12.ChadEmi Koussi3445Sahara Desert Ranges
39.SwazilandEmlembe1862Southern Africa
40.French Southern LandsGrand Ross1850Indian Ocean Islands
60.Guinea-BissauGuinea-Bissau High Point262West Africa Mountains
47.MaliHombori Tondo1155West Africa Mountains
25.ZimbabweInyangani2592Southern Africa
15.SudanJabal Marrah3042Sahara Desert Ranges
43.TunisiaJebel Chambi1544Atlas Mountains
7.MoroccoJebel Toubkal4167Atlas Mountains
30.ComorosKartala2361Indian Ocean Islands
51.MauritaniaKdeyyat ej Joul915Sahara Desert Ranges
1.TanzaniaKilimanjaro5895East Africa Mountains
13.South SudanKinyeti3187East Africa Mountains
38.Sierra LeoneLoma Mansa1945West Africa Mountains
11.South AfricaMafadi3451Southern Africa
32.ZambiaMafinga Central2339Southern Africa
20.MadagascarMaromokotro2876Indian Ocean Islands
57.MayotteMlima Bénara660Indian Ocean Islands
44.BotswanaMonalanong Hill1494Southern Africa
50.TogoMont Agou986West Africa Mountains
36.NigerMont Bagzane2022Sahara Desert Ranges
48.GabonMont Bengoué1070West Africa Mountains
8.CameroonMont Cameroun4040West Africa Mountains
23.BurundiMont Heha2670East Africa Mountains
49.Congo RepublicMont Nabeba1020West Africa Mountains
46.Central African RepublicMont Ngaoui1410West Africa Mountains
41.Ivory CoastMont Richard-Molard1752West Africa Mountains
41.GuineaMont Richard-Molard1752West Africa Mountains
58.BeninMont Sokbaro658West Africa Mountains
31.PortugalMontanha do Pico2351Mid-Atlantic Islands
52.SeychellesMorne Seychellois905Indian Ocean Islands
24.AngolaMoro de Môco2620Southern Africa
53.GhanaMount Afadjoto885West Africa Mountains
28.MozambiqueMount Binga2436Southern Africa
2.KenyaMount Kenya5199East Africa Mountains
3.Congo DRCMount Stanley5109East Africa Mountains
3.UgandaMount Stanley5109East Africa Mountains
45.LiberiaMount Wuteve1420West Africa Mountains
37.DjiboutiMoussa Ali2021Ethiopian Highlands
55.Bouvet IslandOlavtoppen780Mid-Atlantic Islands
54.MauritiusPetite Rivière Noire Peak828Indian Ocean Islands
33.LibyaPic Bette2266Sahara Desert Ranges
21.Cape VerdePico de Cano2829Mid-Atlantic Islands
17.Equatorial GuineaPico de Santa Isabel3008West Africa Mountains
35.Sao Tome and PrincipePico de São Tomé2024West Africa Mountains
9.SpainPico de Teide3718Mid-Atlantic Islands
14.ReunionPiton des Neiges3071Indian Ocean Islands
34.Saint HelenaQueen Mary's Peak2060Mid-Atlantic Islands
5.EthiopiaRas Dashen4550Ethiopian Highlands
61.GambiaRed Rock53West Africa Mountains
18.MalawiSapitwa Peak3003Southern Africa
59.SenegalSenegal High Point638West Africa Mountains
27.SomaliaShimbiris2460Ethiopian Highlands
16.EritreaSoira3018Ethiopian Highlands
19.AlgeriaTahat2908Sahara Desert Ranges
56.Burkina FasoTéna Kourou747West Africa Mountains
10.LesothoThabana Ntlenyana3482Southern Africa
6.RwandaVolcan Karisimbi4519East Africa Mountains
64.MaldivesWilingili Island High Point3Indian Ocean Islands

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List Description

Africa, as defined by the Peakbagger.com Range Classification Scheme, includes all the mid-oceanic islands of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. That is why you see the high points of countries like Spain and Portugal (located on the Canary Islands and Azores, respectively) on a list of African countries. Also note that the high point of Egypt is geographically in Asia, so is not on the list.

In recent years some intrepid adventurers have been making good progress on completing this list. Very few of these summits offer much in the way of mountaineering challenge, but are still very diffciult to get to--a classic peakbagging pursuit.

 


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