Assam Himalaya

Range TypePolitically-defined sub-range
Highest PointNamcha Barwa (7782 m/25,531 ft)
CountriesIndia (68%), China (27%), Bhutan (5%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesArunachal Pradesh (48%), Tibet (27%), Assam (20%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area99,525 sq km / 38,427 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent413 km / 257 mi North-South
460 km / 286 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long28° 1' N; 93° 7' E
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Map of Assam 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 Assam Himalaya.
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 (Sibling)
         Assam HimalayaLevel 3

Major Peaks of the Assam Himalaya

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Namcha Barwa778225,531 
2.Namcha Barwa II734424,094 
3.Namcha Barwa III714623,445 
6.Nyegyi Kansang704723,120 
7.Nai Peng704323,107 
10.Tui Kangri688322,582 
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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