Wednesday, 6 March 2019

Highest And Lowest Point In Nigeria (Chappal Waddi Mountain)


The Chappal Waddi or Gangirwal is a mountain in Nigeria.

Located at 2,419 meters,Chappal Waddi is the country's highest point.


Chappal Waddi is located in Taraba State, near the border with Cameroon, in the Gashaka Gumti Forest Reserve and (Gashaka-Gumpti National Park) on the Mambilla Plateau.
Chappal Waddi is part of the Bamenda-Adamawa-Mandara Mountain chain of Nigeria and Cameroon.
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Chappal Wadi has also been cited as the highest point in West Africa and also called the mountain of death by some people. 

The lowest point in Nigeria is the Atlantic Ocean, at sea level.

Highest Points In Nigeria According To State

1.Taraba State

Chappal Waddi 2,419 m (7,936 ft)

2. Niger State

 Tsaunin Kwaiki  2,359 m (7,740 ft)

3. Borno State

Kumari 2,280 m (7,480 ft)

4. Adamawa State

Mount Dimlang 2,042 m (6,699 ft)

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5. Cross River State

Sankwala Mountains 1,800 m (5,906 ft)

6. Bauchi State

Masaijeh Hill - 1,593 m (5,226 ft)

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7. Plateau State

Shere Hills - 1,829 m (6,001 ft)

Other Tallest Mountains And Hills In Nigeria
  • 1.  Maisajeh Hill, Bauchi 1,593 m
  • 2. Tsaunin Kuki, Niger         1,512 m
  • 3. Tsaunin Ukuru, Niger 1,512 m
  • 4. Tsaunin Kura, Niger 1,512 m
  • 5. Tsaunin Mainono, Niger 1,512 m  
  • 6. Tsaunin Yeru, Niger 1,512 m  
  • 7. Saiya Hill, Bauchi        1,506 m   
  • 8. Kuri, Bauchi                1,447 m  
  • 9. Ziem Peak, Bauchi        1,422 m  
  • 10 Tsaunin Tugwoma,         1,380 m  


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