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Western Nepal Himalaya

Range TypePolitically-defined sub-range
Highest PointDhaulagiri (8167 m/26,795 ft)
CountriesNepal (54%), India (32%), China (13%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesUttar Pradesh (27%), Tibet (13%), Bihar (5%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area140,501 sq km / 54,248 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent617 km / 383 mi North-South
498 km / 309 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long28° 24' N; 82° 39' E
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HimalayaLevel 2 (Parent)
         Punjab HimalayaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Garwhal HimalayaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Western Nepal HimalayaLevel 3
         Central Nepal HimalayaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Sikkim-Eastern Nepal HimalayaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Bhutan HimalayaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Assam HimalayaLevel 3 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the Western Nepal Himalaya

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Dhaulagiri816726,795 
2.Dhaulagiri II775125,430 
3.Dhaulagiri III771525,312 
4.Gurla Mandhata769425,243 
5.Dhaulagiri IV766125,135 
6.Churen Himal738524,229 
7.Dhaulagiri VI726823,845 
8.Putha Hiunchuli724623,773 
9.Gurja Himal719323,599 
10.Api713223,399 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.



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