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.

Find list of the 7 highest points in Nigeria below.

1Taraba StateChappal Waddi2,419 m (7,936 ft)
2Niger StateTsaunin Kwaiki2,359 m (7,740 ft)
3Borno StateKumari2,280 m (7,480 ft)
4Adamawa StateMount Dimlang2,042 m (6,699 ft)
5Cross River StateSankwala Mountains1,800 m (5,906 ft)
6Bauchi StateMasaijeh Hill1,593 m (5,226 ft)
7Plateau StateShere Hills1,829 m (6,001 ft)

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