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Nanga Parbat Height – How Tall?

Nanga Parbat height is 8126 m (26660.1 ft).

Meters: 8126 m
Feet: 26660.1 ft
Inches: 319921.3 in
Kilometers: 8.126 km
Miles: 5.049262 mi

Nanga Parbat, also known as “The Killer Mountain,” is the ninth highest mountain in the world. It stands at an elevation of approximately 8,126 meters (26,660 feet) above sea level. Nanga Parbat is located in the Himalayas in the Gilgit-Baltistan region of Pakistan. The mountain is renowned for its formidable terrain and challenging climbing routes, which have earned it a reputation as one of the most difficult peaks to summit. Nanga Parbat is notable for its dramatic prominence and its distinctively steep rise from surrounding valleys, making it a prominent landmark in the region.

About Nanga Parbat

Nanga Parbat is the ninth highest mountain in the world. According to Wikipedia, Nanga Parbat is located in Gilgit–Baltistan, Pakistan Nanga Parbat, and lies approximately twenty-seven (27) kilometers (km) west-southwest of Astore district, in the Gilgit–Baltistan region of Pakistan. It coordinates are 35°14′15″N 74°35′21″E.


Like other ultra eight-thousanders, Nanga Parbat has also claimed a lot of lives. Caused of death are frostbite, altitude illness, and avalanche. In 2012, Joël Wischnewski was lost in the mountain, but his dead body was later recovered. In 2013, a group of Taliban, shot and killed ten climbers for no reason. On 10th July 2009, Wolfgang Kölblinger, fell to his death from the mountain. On 23rd June 1989, Kwang-ho Kim fell to his death from Nanga Barbat face. As of today, an estimated 83 people have lost their lives on this treacherous mountain.

Other Facts

Asides Nanga Parbat height of 8126 m (26660.1 ft), below are some facts:

  1. Nanga Parbat was first climbed in 1953 by Hermann Buhl.
  2. It was first climbed in winter in 2016 by Simone Moro, Ali Sadpara and Alex Toxicon.
  3. The easiest route to reach the summit is through the west face.
  4. It was climbed a second time in winter by Pole Tomasz Mackiewicz and Elisabeth Revol.
  5. The mountain has been a reference in films and books. It was spoken about in the first chapter of Mistress of Mistresses, a book by E.R. Edison. The Climb (a 1986 film), depicts the climb of Hermann Buhl.

See Also: Highest Mountains in the World