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Extreme points of Pakistan

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Extreme points of Pakistan

Here is a list of the extreme points and extreme elevations in Pakistan.[1]

Extreme points

Heading Location Administrative entity Bordering entity Coordinates[nb 1]
North Baba Ghundi Chipursan in Gilgit–Baltistan a little to the west of the Khunjerab Pass. Gilgit–Baltistan (formerly known as Northern Areas.) Xinjiang, People's Republic of China
South Near Sir Creek, Thatta Sindh Arabian Sea, Gujarat-India.
East a little east of the Karakoram Pass, Hetian Gilgit–Baltistan Xinjiang, People's Republic of China
West AFIRPK i.e. the point where Pakistan, Iran and Afghanistan meet in Balochistan. Balochistan Iran, Afghanistan

Extreme altitude

K2 in Gilgit–Baltistan is the second-highest mountain on Earth. With a peak elevation of 8,611 metres (28,251 ft), it is part of the Karakoram range
Extremity Name Altitude Location Province/Territory Coordinates
Highest K2[2] 8,611 m (28,251 ft) Border between Gilgit–Baltistan and Xinjiang Gilgit–Baltistan
Lowest Near Sir Creek, Thatta 0 m (0.0 ft) Thatta District Sindh

See also


  1. ^ Coordinates obtained from Google Earth. Google Earth makes use of the WGS84 geodetic reference system.


  1. ^ Find Latitude and Longitude
  2. ^ Index Mundi-Pakistan Elevation extremes

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