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Lowest Point by Country 2024

- In countries that border a sea or ocean, the lowest point in the country is typically the point at which the land meets the water, also known as sea level, which is given the value of 0.
- Syria's lowest point is the northeast shores of the Sea of Galilee in the Golan Heights area, which is currently Israeli-occupied.

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Country
Lowest Point
Highest Point
Elevation Span (ft)
Maximum Elevation (ft)
Minimum Elevation (ft)
LesothoConfluence of Orange and Makhaleng riversThabana Ntlenyana6,83111,4244,593
RwandaRuzizi RiverMount Karisimbi11,67014,7873,117
AndorraGran ValiraComa Pedrosa6,8969,6522,756
BurundiLake TanganyikaMount Heha6,2738,8062,533
UgandaAlbert NileMount Stanley (Margherita Peak)14,72416,7622,037
MongoliaHoh NuurKhüiten Peak12,65114,3501,699
BotswanaConfluence of Limpopo and Shashe riversOtse Hill3,2094,8921,683
KyrgyzstanKara DaryaJengish Chokusu22,97924,4061,427
LiechtensteinRhineGrauspitz7,1168,5271,411
ArmeniaDebedMount Aragats12,10613,4191,312
South SudanWhite NileKinyeti9,30810,4561,148
Central African RepublicUbangi RiverMont Ngaoui3,5604,6591,099
ZambiaZambeziMafinga Central6,5627,6411,079
TajikistanSyr DaryaIsmoil Somoni Peak23,60624,590984
AfghanistanAmu DaryaNoshakh23,73424,580846
NigerNiger RiverMont Idoukal-n-Taghès5,9786,634656
Burkina FasoBlack VoltaMount Tenakourou1,8012,457656
SwitzerlandLake MaggioreDufourspitze (Monte Rosa)14,57015,203633
ZimbabweConfluence of Runde and Save riversMount Nyangani7,9728,504531
ChadDjourab DepressionEmi Koussi10,77811,302525
LuxembourgMoselle RiverKneiff1,4011,837436
Czech RepublicElbeSněžka4,8795,259377
AustriaLake NeusiedlGrossglockner12,08312,461377
BhutanDrangme ChhuGangkhar Puensum24,51824,836318
SlovakiaBodrogGerlachovský štít8,4028,711308
BoliviaParaguay RiverSajama21,16821,463295
BelarusNemanDzyarzhynskaya Hara8401,135295
HungaryTiszaKékes3,0773,327249
LaosMekongPhou Bia9,0129,242230
NepalMukhiyapatti MusharniyaMount Everes28,83529,029194
San MarinoAusa RiverMonte Titano2,2442,425180
North MacedoniaVardarGolem Korab8,9049,068164
ParaguayParaguay RiverCerro Peró2,6122,762151
MalawiShire RiverMount Mulanje9,7289,849121
Vatican CitySaint Peter's SquareVatican Hill138246108
SerbiaConfluence of the Timok and Danube riversMidžor (Velika Rudoka if including Kosovo)7,0247,11692
MaliSenegal RiverHombori Tondo3,7143,78975
EswatiniMaputo RiverEmlembe6,0406,10969
MoldovaDniesterBălănești Hill1,4041,4117
IndonesiaIndian Ocean, | South Pacific OceanPuncak Jaya on New Guinea16,02416,024
PakistanArabian SeaK228,25128,251
BrazilAtlantic OceanPico da Neblina9,8269,826
BangladeshBay of BengalSaka Haphong3,4883,488
PhilippinesPhilippine Sea, | South China SeaMount Apo on Mindanao9,6929,692
DR CongoSouth Atlantic OceanMount Stanley (Margherita Peak)16,76216,762
VietnamSouth China Sea, | Gulf of ThailandFansipan10,31210,312
TurkeyMediterranean Sea, | Black SeaMount Ararat16,85416,854
ThailandGulf of Thailand, | Andaman SeaDoi Inthanon8,4158,415
TanzaniaIndian OceanKilimanjaro19,33119,331
South AfricaSouth Atlantic Ocean, | Indian OceanMafadi11,31911,319
KenyaIndian OceanMount Kenya17,05717,057
MyanmarIndian OceanHkakabo Razi19,29519,295
ColombiaNorth Pacific Ocean, | Caribbean SeaPico Cristóbal Colón, | Pico Simón Bolívar18,79918,799
South KoreaSea of Japan, | Yellow SeaHalla-san on Jejudo6,3986,398
SudanRed SeaDeriba Caldera9,9809,980
SpainNorth Atlantic Ocean, | Mediterranean SeaTeide on Tenerife12,18812,188
IraqPersian GulfCheekha Dar11,84711,847
CanadaNorth Atlantic Ocean, | Arctic Ocean, | North Pacific OceanMount Logan19,55119,551
AngolaSouth Atlantic OceanMount Moco8,5968,596
Saudi ArabiaPersian Gulf, | Red SeaJabal Sawda (official) or Jabal Farwa' (most recent survey)9,8439,843
YemenArabian SeaJabal An-Nabi Shu'ayb12,02812,028
MozambiqueMozambique ChannelMonte Binga7,9927,992
GhanaGulf of GuineaMount Afadjato2,8872,887
MalaysiaSouth China Sea, | Indian OceanGunung Kinabalu on Borneo13,43613,436
MadagascarIndian OceanMaromokotro9,4369,436
Ivory CoastGulf of GuineaMont Nimba5,7485,748
CameroonBight of BonnyMount Cameroon13,25513,255
North KoreaSea of Japan, | Yellow SeaPaektu-san9,0039,003
TaiwanPhilippine Sea, | South China Sea, | East China SeaYu Shan (Jade Mountain)12,96612,966
Sri LankaIndian OceanPidurutalagala on Sri Lanka8,2818,281
ChileSouth Pacific OceanOjos del Salado22,61522,615
RomaniaBlack SeaMoldoveanu8,3468,346
SomaliaIndian OceanShimbiris8,0388,038
EcuadorPacific OceanChimborazo20,56120,561
GuatemalaNorth Pacific Ocean, | Caribbean SeaVolcán Tajumulco13,84513,845
SenegalNorth Atlantic OceanBaunez ridge 2.7 km southeast of Nepen Diakha2,1262,126
CambodiaGulf of ThailandPhnom Aural5,9385,938
GuineaNorth Atlantic OceanMont Nimba5,7485,748
BeninBight of BeninMont Sokbaro2,1592,159
HaitiCaribbean SeaPic la Selle8,7938,793
CubaCaribbean SeaPico Turquino6,4766,476
HondurasCaribbean Sea, | North Pacific OceanCerro Las Minas9,4169,416
Papua New GuineaSouth Pacific OceanMount Wilhelm14,79314,793
PortugalNorth Atlantic OceanMontanha do Pico on Pico Island7,7137,713
United Arab EmiratesPersian Gulf Gulf of OmanJabal Al Jais6,2666,266
TogoBight of BeninMont Agou3,2353,235
Sierra LeoneNorth Atlantic OceanMount Bintumani6,3916,391
Hong KongSouth China SeaTai Mo Shan3,1433,143
NicaraguaNorth Pacific Ocean, | Caribbean SeaMogotón6,9136,913
BulgariaBlack SeaMusala9,5969,596
El SalvadorNorth Pacific OceanCerro El Pital8,9578,957
Republic of the CongoSouth Atlantic OceanMont Nabemba3,3463,346
SingaporeSingapore StraitBukit Timah Hill537537
FinlandBaltic SeaHalti4,3444,344
LiberiaNorth Atlantic OceanMount Wuteve4,7244,724
NorwayNorwegian SeaGaldhøpiggen8,1008,100
Costa RicaNorth Pacific Ocean, | Caribbean SeaCerro Chirripó12,53312,533
LebanonMediterranean SeaQurnat as Sawda'10,13110,131
OmanArabian SeaJabal Shams9,8729,872
PanamaNorth Pacific Ocean, | Caribbean SeaVolcán Barú11,40111,401
KuwaitPersian GulfMutla Ridge1,0041,004
CroatiaAdriatic SeaDinara6,0076,007
GeorgiaBlack SeaShkhara17,06417,064
UruguaySouth Atlantic OceanCerro Catedral1,6851,685
Puerto RicoCaribbean SeaCerro de Punta4,3904,390
Bosnia and HerzegovinaAdriatic SeaMaglić7,8287,828
GambiaNorth Atlantic OceanUnnamed point210210
AlbaniaAdriatic SeaKorab9,0689,068
JamaicaCaribbean SeaBlue Mountain Peak7,4027,402
QatarPersian GulfQurayn Abu al Bawl338338
NamibiaSouth Atlantic OceanKönigstein8,4428,442
GabonAtlantic OceanMont Bengoué3,5103,510
Guinea BissauNorth Atlantic OceanMonte Torin860860
SloveniaAdriatic SeaTriglav9,3969,396
LatviaBaltic SeaGaiziņkalns1,0241,024
Equatorial GuineaNorth Atlantic OceanPico Basile on Bioko9,8699,869
Trinidad and TobagoCaribbean SeaEl Cerro del Aripo on Trinidad3,0843,084
BahrainPersian GulfMountain of Smoke400400
Timor LesteTimor SeaMount Ramelau on Timor9,7219,721
EstoniaBaltic SeaSuur Munamägi1,0431,043
MauritiusIndian OceanPiton de la Petite Rivière Noire2,7172,717
CyprusMediterranean SeaMount Olympus6,4016,401
ReunionIndian OceanPiton des Neiges10,06910,069
FijiSouth Pacific OceanTomanivi on Viti Levu4,3444,344
ComorosIndian OceanMount Karthala on Grande Comore7,7437,743
GuyanaNorth Atlantic OceanMount Roraima9,0949,094
Solomon IslandsSouth Pacific OceanMount Popomanaseu7,6617,661
MacauSouth China SeaColoane Alto on Gau Ou Saan564564
SurinameNorth Atlantic OceanJuliana Top4,0354,035
MontenegroAdriatic SeaZla Kolata8,3148,314
Cape VerdeNorth Atlantic OceanPico do Fogo9,2819,281
MaltaMediterranean SeaTa'Dmejrek on Malta Island830830
MaldivesIndian OceanMount Villingili on Villingili1717
BruneiSouth China SeaBukit Pagon6,0706,070
BelizeCaribbean SeaDoyle's Delight3,6883,688
BahamasNorth Atlantic OceanMount Alvernia on Cat Island207207
GuadeloupeCaribbean SeaLa Grande Soufrière on Basse-Terre Island4,8694,869
IcelandNorth Atlantic OceanHvannadalshnúkur6,9216,921
MartiniqueCaribbean SeaMount Pelée4,5834,583
MayotteMozambique ChannelBenara on Mahoré2,1652,165
VanuatuSouth Pacific OceanMount Tabwemasana on Espiritu Santo6,1586,158
French GuianaNorth Atlantic OceanBellevue de l'Inini2,7922,792
French PolynesiaSouth Pacific OceanMont Orohena7,3527,352
New CaledoniaCoral SeaMont Panié5,3415,341
BarbadosNorth Atlantic OceanMount Hillaby1,1021,102
Sao Tome and PrincipeGulf of GuineaPico de São Tomé6,6406,640
SamoaSouth Pacific OceanMauga Silisili on Savai'i6,0936,093
CuracaoCaribbean SeaChristoffelberg1,2301,230
Saint LuciaCaribbean SeaMount Gimie3,1173,117
GuamNorth Pacific OceanMount Lamlam1,3321,332
KiribatiPacific OceanUnnamed location on Banaba266266
GrenadaCaribbean SeaMount Saint Catherine2,7562,756
MicronesiaNorth Pacific OceanNanlaud on Pohnpei2,5662,566
JerseyEnglish ChannelLes Platons446446
TongaSouth Pacific OceanUnnamed location on Kao3,3893,389
SeychellesIndian OceanMorne Seychellois on Mahé2,9692,969
ArubaCaribbean SeaMount Jamanota617617
Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesCaribbean SeaLa Soufrière4,0494,049
United States Virgin IslandsCaribbean SeaCrown Mountain on Saint Thomas1,5551,555
Antigua and BarbudaCaribbean SeaBoggy Peak on Antigua1,3191,319
Isle of ManIrish SeaSnaefell2,0372,037
DominicaCaribbean SeaMorne Diablotins4,8694,747
Cayman IslandsCaribbean SeaThe Bluff on Cayman Brac151151
BermudaNorth Atlantic OceanTown Hill249249
GuernseyEnglish ChannelLe Moulin374374
GreenlandArctic Ocean, | North Atlantic OceanGunnbjørn Fjeld12,13912,139
Faroe IslandsNorth Atlantic OceanSlættaratindur on Eysturoy2,8872,887
Northern Mariana IslandsNorth Pacific OceanMount Agrihan on Agrihan3,1663,166
Saint Kitts and NevisCaribbean SeaMount Liamuiga on Saint Kitts3,7933,793
Turks and Caicos IslandsNorth Atlantic OceanBlue Hills on Providenciales161161
Sint MaartenCaribbean Sea200 m SW of Flagstaff Peak (The summit is in Saint Martin)1,2571,257
American SamoaSouth Pacific OceanLata Mountain on Ta‘ū3,1693,169
Marshall IslandsNorth Pacific OceanUnnamed location on Likiep3333
MonacoMediterranean Seaalong Chemin des Révoires on Mont Agel528528
GibraltarStrait of GibraltarRock of Gibraltar1,3981,398
Saint MartinCaribbean SeaPic Paradis on Saint Martin1,3911,391
British Virgin IslandsCaribbean SeaMount Sage on Tortola1,7091,709
PalauNorth Pacific OceanMount Ngerchelchuus on Babeldaob794794
Cook IslandsSouth Pacific OceanTe Manga on Rarotonga2,1392,139
AnguillaCaribbean SeaCrocus Hill240240
NauruSouth Pacific OceanCommand Ridge213213
TuvaluSouth Pacific OceanUnnamed location on Niulakita1515
Wallis and FutunaSouth Pacific OceanMont Puke on Futuna1,7191,719
Saint BarthelemyCaribbean SeaMorne du Vitet938938
Saint Pierre and MiquelonNorth Atlantic OceanMorne de la Grande Montagne787787
MontserratCaribbean SeaChances Peak3,0023,002
Falkland IslandsSouth Atlantic OceanMount Usborne on East Falkland2,3132,313
NiueSouth Pacific OceanUnnamed location near Mutalau on Niue223223
TokelauSouth Pacific OceanUnnamed location1616
NigeriaUnnamed location on Lagos IslandChappal Waddi7,9377,936-0.70
IndiaKuttanadKangchenjunga28,17728,169-7
PolandMarzęcinoNorthwestern peak of Rysy8,2098,202-7
New ZealandUnnamed location near Momona, Taieri Plains, OtagoAoraki / Mount Cook12,22412,218-7
SwedenKristianstadKebnekaise6,8886,880-8
ItalyJolanda di SavoiaMont Blanc15,79115,781-10
IrelandNorth SlobCarrauntoohil3,4063,406-10
GermanyNeuendorf-SachsenbandeZugspitze9,7299,718-12
JapanHachiro-gata on HonshuMount Fuji on Honshu12,40212,388-13
United KingdomHolme FenBen Nevis4,4264,413-13
BelgiumDe MoerenSignal de Botrange2,2902,277-13
UkraineKuyalnik EstuaryHoverla6,7786,762-16
MauritaniaSebkha de NdrhamchaKediet ej Jill3,0183,002-16
LithuaniaNemunas DeltaAukštojas Hill968964-16
GreeceEpitalioMount Olympus9,5709,570-20
NetherlandsVergeten PlekMount Scenery on Saba2,9322,910-22
DenmarkLammefjordMøllehøj584561-23
MexicoLaguna SaladaVolcán Citlaltépetl (Pico de Orizaba)18,52418,461-33
FranceÉtang de LavalducMont Blanc15,81415,781-33
UzbekistanSariqarnish KuliAlpomish15,35415,315-39
VenezuelaLagunillas Municipality, ZuliaPico Bolívar16,37116,332-39
AustraliaLake EyreMount Kosciuszko7,3597,310-49
TunisiaShatt al GharsahJebel ech Chambi5,1215,066-56
RussiaCaspian SeaMount Elbrus18,60218,510-92
IranCaspian SeaDamavand18,49718,406-92
AzerbaijanCaspian SeaMount Bazardüzü14,80614,715-92
PeruBayóvar DepressionHuascarán22,31622,205-112
AlgeriaChott MelrhirMount Tahat9,9849,852-131
Dominican RepublicLake Enriquillo on HispaniolaPico Duarte10,31210,164-148
LibyaSabkhat GhuzayyilBikku Bitti7,5927,438-154
MoroccoSebkha TahJbel Toubkal13,85213,671-180
Western SaharaSebjet TahTikhzoukhane2,1651,985-180
EritreaLake KululEmba Soira10,1489,902-246
TurkmenistanVpadina AkchanayaAýrybaba10,56410,299-266
United StatesBadwater BasinDenali20,59120,310-281
ArgentinaLaguna del CarbónAconcagua23,17922,835-344
EthiopiaDanakil DepressionRas Dejen15,33814,928-410
KazakhstanKaragiye DepressionKhan Tengri23,43222,999-433
EgyptQattara DepressionMount Catherine9,0628,625-436
ChinaAyding LakeMount Everest29,53429,029-505
DjiboutiLake AssalMousa Ali7,1626,654-509
SyriaSea of Galilee (Israeli-occupied)Jabal el-Sheikh9,2329,232-702
JordanDead SeaJabal Umm ad Dami7,4676,083-1,404
IsraelDead SeaMount Meron (de jure; inside the Green Line), | Mount Hermon (de facto; in Golan Heights)5,3673,963-1,404
PalestineDead SeaMount Nabi Yunis4,7383,379-1,404
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What country has the lowest point in the world?

The Dead Sea spans Jordan and Israel at 1,414 feet (431 meters) below sea level. It is Earth's lower point.

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