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Sikkim-Eastern Nepal Himalaya

Range TypePolitically-defined sub-range
Highest PointKangchenjunga (8586 m/28,169 ft)
CountriesIndia (38%), Bangladesh (31%), China (17%), Nepal (14%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesRajshahi (31%), Tibet (17%), Bihar (16%), West Bengal (15%), Sikkim (7%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area103,851 sq km / 40,097 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent619 km / 385 mi North-South
333 km / 207 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long26° 36' N; 88° 6' E
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HimalayaLevel 2 (Parent)
         Punjab HimalayaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Garwhal HimalayaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Western Nepal HimalayaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Central Nepal HimalayaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Sikkim-Eastern Nepal HimalayaLevel 3
         Bhutan HimalayaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Assam HimalayaLevel 3 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the Sikkim-Eastern Nepal Himalaya

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Kangchenjunga858628,169 
2.Yalung Kang850527,904 
3.Kangchenjunga South847627,808 
4.Kangchenjunga Central847327,799 
5.Kangbachen790325,928 
6.Zemu Kang778025,525 
7.Jannu771025,295 
8.Kumbhakarna East746824,501 
9.Jongsong Peak742024,344 
10.Kabru North741224,318 
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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