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Bhutan Himalaya

Range TypePolitically-defined sub-range
Highest PointGangkar Punsum (7570 m/24,836 ft)
CountriesChina (46%), Bhutan (37%), India (16%), Bangladesh (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesTibet (46%), West Bengal (8%), Assam (7%), Rajshahi (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area94,908 sq km / 36,644 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent409 km / 254 mi North-South
335 km / 208 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long27° 31' N; 90° 13' 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 (Sibling)
         Bhutan HimalayaLevel 3
         Assam HimalayaLevel 3 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the Bhutan Himalaya

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Gangkar Punsum757024,836 
2.Kula Kangri753824,731 
3.liangkang kangri753424,718 
4.Kula Kangri Central741824,337 
5.Kula Kangri East738124,216 
6.Karjiang722123,691 
7.Tongshanjiabu720723,645 
8.Norin Kang720623,642 
9.Kangphu Kang720423,635 
10.Teri Kang712523,376 
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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