Full List Of Mountains In Nigeria & Locations

There are numerous mountains that are towering over the country. These are beautiful peaks that serve many purposes including tourist attraction. Typically, these mountains are classified based on their elevation levels and some other details. You might be interested to know which of these mountains is the tallest. Here in this article, we will give you a view of the highest mountains in Nigeria. This will also cover their elevation levels, where they are located, and some other details about the upward physical landmass.

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TOP 5 HIGHEST MOUNTAINS IN NIGERIA

In Nigeria, there are a lot of mountains which have different elevation level that distinguishes to them from others. The following is the highlight of the top five highest points in the country:

CHAPPAL WADDI

Situated near Cameroon, this is the highest peak in Nigeria. The mountain has an elevation of 2419 meters. It is situated in Gashaka Gumti National Park, in Taraba state.

MOUNT DIMLANG

This mountain can be found in the Shebshi mountains in Adamawa State. Mountain Dimlang peak reaches a height of about 2,042 m. The peak of the mountain edges others in the Shebshi Mountains region.

SHERE HILLS

Shere Hills is a conglomerate of undulating hills and rock formations on the Jos Plateau. The mountain is very close to Jos metropolis as it is situated about 10 km east of the the capital of Plateau State.

TCHANGUÉ

This mountain has an height of 1 795m/5 889ft a.s.l. to be one of the country’s highest point. It is a mountain in the Atlantika Mountains in the country.

CHAPPAL HENDU

Having an height of 1 803m/5 915ft a.s.l., this mountain is also located in the Atlantika Mountains. Chappal Hendu mountain has a prominence of 578m/1 896ft.

That’s the top five tallest mountains in the country, now let’s take a look at the full list.

COMPREHENSIVE LIST OF ALL MOUNTAINS IN NIGERIA & LOCATIONS

Now let’s give the rundown of all the mountains in Nigeria and their locations, if probably you might want to know which point is the highest in the country. Among hundreds of mountains in Nigeria, Chappal Waddi is the highest peak in the country. The mountain has an elevation of 2419 meters. It is situated in Gashaka Gumti National Park, in Taraba state. If you would want to know about the succeeding ones in the list, read on this article till the last punctuation mark as we will uncover others.

Below is the tabulated view of the mountains that are in Nigeria. The list is in descending order with respect to the elevation level and height. They are the following:

Mountain Elevation level Location
Chappal Waddi 7,936 ft / 2,418 m Taraba (Near Cameroon)
Dimlang 6,699 ft / 2,042 m Adamawa
Shere Hills 6,000 ft / 1,829 m Plateau
Tchangue 5,850 ft / 1,783 m Taraba
Chappal Hendu 5,773 ft / 1,759 m Taraba
Danko Hill 5,720 ft / 1,743 m Taraba
Kafasiradi Hill 5,687 ft / 1,733 m Taraba
Chappal Hendu 5,631 ft / 1,716 m Taraba
Shebo Hill 5,587 ft / 1,703 m Taraba
Lugadorena Hill 5,511 ft / 1,679 m Taraba
Walojepole Hill 5,502 ft / 1,677 m Taraba
Hossere Djaoure 5,384 ft / 1,641 m Taraba
Gwadong 5,336 ft / 1,626 m Plateau
Sherekudu 5,316 ft / 1,620 m Plateau
Hosere Won 5,226 ft / 1,593 m Taraba
Maisajeh Hill 5,226 ft / 1,592 m Bauchi
Chappal Shirigu 5,055 ft / 1,540 m Taraba
Hosere Shirip 5,013 ft / 1,528 m Taraba
Chappal Gumti 4,996 ft / 1,523 m Taraba
Hosere Mayotapare 4,956 ft / 1,510 m Adamawa
Saiya Hill 4,941 ft / 1,506 m Bauchi
Idanu Hill 4,901 ft / 1,494 m Taraba
Kuri 4,747 ft / 1,446 m Bauchi
Hosere Surto 4,733 ft / 1,442 m Adamawa
Wadi Hill 4,704 ft / 1,433 m Bauchi
Dutsen Wadi 4,704 ft / 1,433 m Bauchi
Doron 4,693 ft / 1,430 m Plateau
Dome Hill 4,672 ft / 1,424 m Plateau
Ziem Peak 4,665 ft / 1,421 m Bauchi
Vom 4,648 ft / 1,416 m Plateau
Dutsen Wairai 4,623 ft / 1,409 m Bauchi
Peak 1393 m 4,569 ft / 1,392 m Plateau
Kankusum 4,497 ft / 1,370 m Adamawa
Damshin 4,489 ft / 1,368 m Plateau
Damshun 4,489 ft / 1,368 m Plateau
Dutsen Kura 4,406 ft / 1,342 m Plateau
Sanga 4,327 ft / 1,318 m Bauchi
Gero 4,316 ft / 1,315 m Plateau
Hoss Peak 4,313 ft / 1,314 m Plateau
Kassa Hill 4,278 ft / 1,303 m Plateau
Chokobo 4,275 ft / 1,303 m Plateau
Naraguta Hill 4,219 ft / 1,285 m Plateau
Dan Limoro 4,216 ft / 1,285 m Plateau
Jere Peak 4,209 ft / 1,282 m Plateau
Dutsen Murria 4,206 ft / 1,281 m Plateau
Zurubu Hill 4,203 ft / 1,281 m Kaduna
Hosere Sabehendu 4,185 ft / 1,275 m Taraba
Dutsen Amo 4,180 ft / 1,274 m Plateau
Yamkusum 4,174 ft / 1,272 m Adamawa
Peak 1270 m 4,164 ft / 1,269 m Plateau
Chappal Tale 4,162 ft / 1,268 m Taraba
Kwei 4,159 ft / 1,267 m Plateau
Awo Waeri Rish Hill 4,154 ft / 1,266 m Bauchi
North Ropp 4,090 ft / 1,246 m Plateau
Shere 4,051 ft / 1,234 m Plateau
Mambilla Hill 4,033 ft / 1,229 m Taraba
Sabon Gari Gurum 4,009 ft / 1,221 m Plateau
Dutsen Zanoro Hill 4,003 ft / 1,220 m Plateau
Peak 1220 m 4,001 ft / 1,219 m Plateau
Hosere Babayel 3,993 ft / 1,217 m Cameroon
North Ganawuri 3,981 ft / 1,213 m Plateau
Mai Jirgi Hill 3,974 ft / 1,211 m Taraba
Miango 3,965 ft / 1,208 m Plateau
Chappal Lasi 3,963 ft / 1,208 m Adamawa
Peak 1194 m 3,917 ft / 1,193 m Plateau
Kwenta Hill 3,904 ft / 1,190 m Taraba
Yabri 3,857 ft / 1,175 m Adamawa
Juma 3,851 ft / 1,174 m Adamawa
Peak 1174 m 3,849 ft / 1,173 m Plateau
Zonkwha Hill 3,839 ft / 1,170 m Plateau
Resia 3,837 ft / 1,169 m Plateau
Zugumi Peaks 3,827 ft / 1,166 m Adamawa
Mongu 3,803 ft / 1,159 m Plateau
Ramva 3,800 ft / 1,158 m Taraba
Lesa 3,793 ft / 1,156 m Taraba
Rafin Sainyi 3,774 ft / 1,150 m Plateau
Maiangwa 3,769 ft / 1,149 m Plateau
Kutchi Hill 3,769 ft / 1,148 m Plateau
Munungu 3,753 ft / 1,144 m Adamawa
Buji Hill 3,744 ft / 1,141 m Plateau
Assab 3,743 ft / 1,141 m Plateau
Donai Hill 3,741 ft / 1,140 m Plateau
Jinaji Hill 3,740 ft / 1,140 m Taraba
Hosere Sambo 3,730 ft / 1,136 m Taraba
Dutse Kwandiri 3,717 ft / 1,132 m Adamawa
Peak 1130 m 3,707 ft / 1,129 m Cameroon
Ndiyam Danijum Hill 3,700 ft / 1,127 m Taraba
Zuma Rock 3,691 ft / 1,125 m Niger
Zaranda Hill 3,688 ft / 1,124 m Bauchi
Dutsin Kurunta 3,684 ft / 1,122 m Plateau
Rukuba 3,672 ft / 1,119 m Plateau
Hosere Makakara 3,666 ft / 1,117 m Taraba
Hirai 3,635 ft / 1,107 m Adamawa
Zewei 3,608 ft / 1,099 m Adamawa
Jombi Mountain 3,603 ft / 1,098 m Adamawa
Duna Hill 3,580 ft / 1,091 m Taraba
Ikara 3,570 ft / 1,088 m Kaduna
Kogi 3,559 ft / 1,084 m Plateau
Giranburum Hill 3,558 ft / 1,084 m Adamawa
Buli Hill 3,557 ft / 1,084 m Bauchi
Sukusum 3,543 ft / 1,080 m Taraba
Hosere Ntodeureu 3,543 ft / 1,079 m Cameroon
Hosere Ntodeureu 3,543 ft / 1,079 m Cameroon
Hosere Ntodeureu 3,543 ft / 1,079 m Cameroon
Kunamasoy 3,541 ft / 1,079 m Taraba
Funtchu Hill 3,531 ft / 1,076 m Taraba
Dakka 3,517 ft / 1,072 m Adamawa
Kadunu 3,498 ft / 1,066 m Plateau
Sara Peak 3,477 ft / 1,059 m Plateau
Kwanada 3,463 ft / 1,055 m Plateau
Nga Hill 3,456 ft / 1,053 m Taraba
Mount Tosso 3,422 ft / 1,043 m Cameroon
Kuna Kufi 3,419 ft / 1,042 m Taraba
Bangai 3,417 ft / 1,041 m Plateau
Maijuju 3,414 ft / 1,040 m Plateau
Hoser Uula 3,379 ft / 1,029 m Cameroon
Assab Twin 3,375 ft / 1,028 m Plateau
Mzarmba 3,371 ft / 1,027 m Cameroon
Twin Sisters Hill 3,360 ft / 1,024 m Kaduna
Boduri 3,349 ft / 1,020 m Taraba

That’s the view of the mountains that are situated in Nigeria. The list included the highest elevation points irrespective of their type. Most of these are mountains, while others are hills and some other elevated uplands. This write-up also included their respective elevation level and the location where these mountains can be found.

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