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The world’s 14 highest mountains tower more than 8'000 metres above sea level. The Eight Thousanders all lie in the Himalayan and Karakoram ranges in central Asia.
Eight of the world’s highest fourteen peaks are in Nepal. Three of them, Annapurna I (8'091 m), Dhaulagiri (8'167 m) and Manaslu (8'163 m) are situated within Nepal. Kangchenjunga (8'586 m) borders to India and Everest (8'848 m), Lhotse (8'516 m), Cho Oyu (8'201 m) and Makalu (8'485 m) borders to China.
K2 (8'611 m), Gasherbrum I (8'080 m), Gasherbrum II (8'034 m) and Broad Peak (8'051 m) are situated at the Pakistan-China border. Nanga Parbat (8'126 m) is located within Pakistan and Shisha Pangma (8'027 m) within China.