The Highest Point (Mountain) In Nigeria


The Chappal Waddi mountain, popularly called the Gangirwal Mountain is the highest point in Nigeria and West Africa (excluding Cameroon as it is in Central Africa). It is also called the mountain of death and located in Taraba state which lies largely within the middle of Nigeria and consists of undulating landscape dotted with a few mountainous features.

The Gangirwal mountain is 7,936 ft or 2,419 meters above sea level making it as the highest point ahead of Tsaunin and Kumari in Niger and Borno states respectively.

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Find list of the 7 highest points in Nigeria below.

1 Taraba State Chappal Waddi 2,419 m (7,936 ft)
2 Niger State Tsaunin Kwaiki 2,359 m (7,740 ft)
3 Borno State Kumari 2,280 m (7,480 ft)
4 Adamawa State Mount Dimlang 2,042 m (6,699 ft)
5 Cross River State Sankwala Mountains 1,800 m (5,906 ft)
6 Bauchi State Masaijeh Hill 1,593 m (5,226 ft)
7 Plateau State Shere Hills 1,829 m (6,001 ft)

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