Punjab Himalaya

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointNanga Parbat (8125 m/26,657 ft)
CountriesIndia (50%), Pakistan (43%), China (7%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesJammu and Kashmir (28%), Punjab (28%), Himachal Pradesh (15%), Gilgit-Baltistan (10%), Punjab (7%), Tibet (7%), Khyber-Pakhtunkwa (5%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area274,144 sq km / 105,847 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent606 km / 377 mi North-South
917 km / 570 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long33° 6' N; 76° 14' E
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Map of Punjab Himalaya
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Punjab Himalaya.
HimalayaLevel 2 (Parent)
         Punjab HimalayaLevel 3
         Garwhal HimalayaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Western Nepal HimalayaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Central Nepal HimalayaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Sikkim-Eastern Nepal HimalayaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Bhutan HimalayaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Assam HimalayaLevel 3 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Punjab Himalaya

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Nanga Parbat812526,657 
2.Silver Crag759724,925 
4.Mazeno Peak712023,360 
6.Rakhiot Peak - Nanga Parbat707023,196 
7.Pinnacle Peak693022,736 
9.Reo Pargial681622,362 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Punjab Himalaya

Stok Kangri
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Summit seen from the saddle just above Base Camp (2016-07-13). Photo by Daniel Sadoway.
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