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Kyrgyzstan Elevation Map

Kyrgyzstan is a country located in Central Asia with a rugged terrain composed of mountains, glaciers, valleys, and lakes. The country's elevation map is characterized by the soaring Tian Shan mountain range in the east and the stunning Pamir-Alai range in the south-west.


The elevation of Kyrgyzstan ranges from 401 meters above sea level to the highest point of 7,439 meters at the Peak of Victory (Jengish Chokusu) in the Tian Shan range. The average elevation of the country is around 2,750 meters.


Due to its elevation and mountainous landscape, Kyrgyzstan has a colder climate compared to its neighboring countries in Central Asia. The country experiences a continental climate, and many of its high elevation areas are covered in snow and ice all year round.

The rugged topography of Kyrgyzstan has provided ample opportunities for adventure travelers and thrill-seekers who come to explore its mountains, hike its trails, and ski its slopes.

Highest point

The highest point of Kyrgyzstan is the Peak of Victory (Jengish Chokusu) in the Tian Shan range with an elevation of 7,439 meters (24,406 feet) above sea level. This peak is also the highest point in the Tian Shan and the third-highest in the world after Mount Everest and K2.

Lowest point

The lowest point in Kyrgyzstan is 132 meters (433 feet) above sea level at the point where the Karadarya River exits the country and flows into Uzbekistan.

Similar landscape

Kyrgyzstan's elevation map is similar to that of Nepal, Bhutan, and Tajikistan since all these countries are situated in the Himalayan region of Central Asia, with elevation ranging from high mountains to low lying valleys.

Popular cities

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