Kangchenjunga is the third highest peak in the world and highest in India

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State Peak Range Height
Andhra Pradesh Arma Konda Eastern Ghats 1680 m
Arunachal Pradesh Kangto (shared with Tibet) Eastern Himalayas 7060 m
Assam Unnamed peak Dima Hasao District 1960 m
Bihar Fort Someshwar Sivalik Hills 880 m
Chhattisgarh Unnamed peak Dantewada 1276 m
Goa Sonsogor Western Ghats 1022 m
Gujarat Mount Girnar Girnar Hills 1145 m
Haryana Karoh Peak Morni Hills (Sivalik Hills) 1499 m
Himachal Pradesh Reo Purgyil (shared with Tibet) Western Himalayas 6816 m
Jharkhand Mount Parasnath Parasnath Hills 1382 m
Karnataka Mullayanagiri Sahyadri Hills (Western Ghats) 1925 m
Kerala Anamudi Anamalai Hills (Western Ghats) 2695 m
Madhya Pradesh Dhupgarh Satpura Range 1352 m
Maharashtra Kalsubai Sahyadri Hills (Western Ghats) 1646 m
Manipur Mount Tempü (also known as Mount Iso) Purvanchal Range 2994 m
Meghalaya Shillong Peak Khasi Hills 1965 m
Mizoram Phawngpui Lushai Hills 2165 m
Nagaland Mount Saramati (Shared with Myanmar) Naga Hills 3841 m
Odisha Deomali Eastern Ghats 1672 m
Punjab Unnamed peak Naina Devi Range (Sivalik Hills) 1000 m
Rajasthan Guru Shikhar Aravalli Range 1722 m
Sikkim Kangchenjunga (shared with Nepal) Eastern Himalayas 8598 m
Tamil Nadu Doddabetta Nilgiri Hills (Western Ghats) 2636 m
Telangana Doli Gutta Deccan Plateau 965 m
Tripura Betlingchhip Jampui Hills (Purvanchal Range) 930 m
Uttar Pradesh Amsot Peak Rajaji Range (Sivalik Hills) 957 m
Uttarakhand Nanda Devi Garhwal Himalaya (Western Himalayas) 7816 m
West Bengal Sandakphu (shared with Nepal) Eastern Himalayas 3636 m
Union Territories
Andaman & Nicobar Islands Saddle Peak North Andaman Island 732 m
Chandigarh Unnamed point Capital Area 383 m
Dadra and Nagar Haveli Unnamed point Khanvel 424 m
Daman and Diu Unnamed point Diu Island 30 m
Delhi Tughlaqabad Fort Delhi Ridge 319 m
Jammu and Kashmir Nun Peak Western Himalayas 7135 m
Ladakh Saltoro Kangri Karakoram Range 7742 m
Lakshadweep Unnamed point Agatti Island 15 m
Puducherry Les Montagnes Rouges Red Hills 30 m

 
Other Major Facts

  • Kangchenjunga measuring at 8598 m is the highest peak of India.
  • Interestingly, Kangchenjunga was assumed to be the highest mountain in the world till 1852 when recalculation and reverification was done and Mount Everest was declared as the world’s highest peak. 
  • Nanda Devi measuring at 7816 m is the second highest peak of India.
  • Arma Konda (Andhra Pradesh) also known as Sitamma Konda is the highest peak in the Eastern Ghat range.
  • In Chhattisgarh, the highest named peak is Gaurlata (1225 m).
  • Reo Purgyil lies on the Himachal Pradesh–Tibet border.
  • Anamudi is the highest peak in the Western Ghats and highest in India outside the Himalayas.
  • Mount Saramati is the highest peak in the Purvanchal Range of the Himalayas.

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