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The Location of Mount Everest

According to the measurement of China's National Surveying and Mapping Administration in 2005, the exact location coordinates of Mount Everest is 27°59′17″ N ;86°55′31″ E.

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Mount Everest is a part of the Great Himalayan Range stretching more than 2,500 km along China, Indian, Bhutan and Sikkim. The average altitude of Himalayans is over 6000m. It has 14 peaks above 8000m, more than 40 peaks above 7000m. Among these peaks, Mount Everest is the highest peak which ranks No.1 in the world with a height of 8,848 m (29,029 ft). The Mount Everest is also called Qomolungma in Tibetan and Sagarmatha in Nepal. 

As the main peak of Himalayas, Mount Everest located in the east section of border between China’s Tibet Autonomous Region and Nepal. 

mt everest location

Its north slope is located in the territory of the People's Republic of China. It lies at the south edge of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, which is also known as Qing Zang Gaoyuan in China, detailed in the Dingri county of the Tibet Autonomous Region. 

Tibet Autonomous Region is a large provincial district situated at southwest China. It is lying between 78 °E to 99 ° 25 '06'E in case of longitude and 26 ° 44 'N to 36 ° 32'N in latitude. It has Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region to its north, Sichuan Province to its east and Yunnan Province to its southeast. At its south and west it borders with Burma, Indian, Bhutan, Sikkim and some countries in Central Asian. 

The south slope of Mount Everest lies in the kingdom of Nepal. Nepal is a South-Asian Country bordering China to its north and Indian to the other 3 directions (south, east and west). In the cities of Pokhara and Lukla, travelers can catch a glimpse of mount Everest.

Although the mountain is shared between China and Nepal, its summit is in China and belongs to China.