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Afghanistan Elevation Map

Afghanistan is a landlocked country located in South Asia with an average elevation of approximately 1,200 meters.


The country is home to a diverse and rugged landscape with towering mountains, deep valleys, and expansive plateaus.


The Hindu Kush mountains make up a significant portion of the country's landscape and include some of the highest peaks in the world.

The terrain in Afghanistan varies greatly with different regions having distinctive characteristics of vegetation, climate and topography.

Highest point

The highest point in Afghanistan is Noshak, located in the Hindu Kush mountains with an elevation of 7,485 meters.

Lowest point

The lowest point in Afghanistan is the Amu Darya river basin which lies in the northeast of the country with an elevation of approximately 258 meters.

Similar landscape

Afghanistan is similar in topography to Pakistan and Iran, countries that have similar mountainous terrain and arid climates.

Popular cities

See here a list of 10 cities in Afghanistan and their elevation above sea level.