Mountain ranges of Pakistan

Highest Karakoram peaks as seen from International Space Station

Pakistan is home to many high altitude peaks and mountain ranges. Five of the fourteen eight-thousanders (peaks above 8,000m) are in Pakistan, four of which are in Karakoram near Concordia.

Most of the high peaks in Pakistan are in Karakoram range, the highest of which is K2 (8,611m), the second highest peak on Earth. The highest peak of Himalayan range in Pakistan is Nanga Parbat (8,126m), which is the ninth highest peak of the world.

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