Central Sahara Desert

Range TypeGeographically-defined sub-range
Highest PointTahat (2908 m/9541 ft)
CountriesAlgeria (32%), Niger (26%), Libya (20%), Chad (15%), Mali (5%), Tunisia (2%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area4,396,873 sq km / 1,697,634 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent2,964 km / 1,842 mi North-South
2,403 km / 1,493 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long21° 27' N; 10° 28' E
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Map of Central Sahara Desert
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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 Central Sahara Desert.
Sahara Desert RangesLevel 2 (Parent)
         Western Sahara DesertLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Central Sahara DesertLevel 3
         TibestiLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Libyan DesertLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Eastern DesertLevel 3 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Central Sahara Desert

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
3.Tezouiag Norte27098888 
4.Tezouiag Sur27098888 
5.Garet el Djenoun23277635 
7.Mont Bagzane20226634 
8.Mont Greboun19446378 
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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