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Description

Khumbu (066)
Khumbu (066)

27° 58′ 46″ N, 86° 55′ 17″ E

Khumbu, the Everest Region, is one of three subregions of the main Sherpa settlement of the Himalaya with elevation ranging from 3,300 m to the highest point on Earth, Mount Everest at 8,848 m.

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Main Sights

  • Chele
  • Khumbu
  • Cho Oyu
  • Dingboche
  • Everest
  • Gokyo
  • Gokyo Peak
  • Jiri
  • Junbesi
  • Kala Pattar
  • Lobuche
  • Lhotse
  • Lukla
  • Namche Bazaar
  • Pangboche
  • Tengboche

Eight Thousanders

  • Everest (8,848 m)
  • K2 (8,611 m)
  • Kangchenjunga (8,586 m)
  • Lhotse (8,516 m)
  • Makalu (8,463 m)
  • Cho Oyu (8,201 m)
  • Dhaulagiri (8,167 m)
  • Manaslu (8,163 m)
  • Nanga Parbat (8,126 m)
  • Annapurna (8,091 m)
  • Gasherbrum I (8,068 m)
  • Broad Peak (8,047 m)
  • Gasherbrum II (8,035 m)
  • Shishapangma (8,027 m)

Map

See also

Himalayas

Khumbu (066)
Khumbu (066)

The Himalayas are a high mountain system in Asia between the Indian subcontinent in the south and the Tibetan highlands in the north. The mountain range stretches for some 3,000 km from Pakistan to Myanmar (Burma) and reaches a maximum width of 350… [Read more]

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Nepal

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Khumbu (066)

Nepal, officially the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal (संघीय लोकतान्त्रिक गणतन्त्रात्मक नेपाल), is a landlocked sovereign state located in South Asia. With an area of 147,181 km² and a population of approximately 27 million, Nepal is the… [Read more]