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Here Are The Five Highest Points In Nigeria

Nigeria is mainly a huge plain interrupted at various points by magnificent, high rising hills and mountains. These mountains are spectacles to behold. Here we count down the very highest points in the country.

Chappal Waddi

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is a hill in Nigeria and, at 2,419 meters, is the country’s highest point. It 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. it is a part of the Bamenda-Adamawa-Mandara Mountain chain of Nigeria and Cameroon. Chappal Wadi is cited as the highest point in sub-Saharan Africa West Africa.

 Tsaunin Kwaiki 

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With an elevation of Elevation of 2,359 m (7,740 ft) and located in Niger State, Tsaunin Kwaiki is the second highest point in the entire country. It is a popular range for hikers in the country.

Mount Dimlang

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Mount Dimlang (formerly Vogel peak) is found in the Shebshi mountains in Adamawa State. It is the highest point of the Shebshi Mountains. Its peak reaches a height of about 2,042 m (6,699 ft.),[1] although Google maps reports its height at being considerably less, around just under 1,700 m.

The Sankwala Mountains

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The Sankwala Mountains are a mountain range in Obanliku Local Government Area of Cross River State in Nigeria. The Sankwala Mountains lie southeast of the town of Obudu, north of the Okwangwo section of Cross River National Park. The mountains attain an average elevation of about 1,800 metres (5,906 ft) above sealevel.

The Shere Hills

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The Shere Hills are a range of undulating hills and rock formations on the Jos Plateau, situated about 10 km east of the Jos metropolis, the capital of Plateau State in the Middle Belt region of Nigeria.

The Shere Hills have numerous high peaks, with the highest peak reaching a height of about 1,829 metres or 6,001 feet above sea level, the Shere Hills are the highest point of the Jos Plateau.


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