All Highlands in Nigeria & Locations: Full List

Highlands are often characterized as lands that are well above sea level, and contain numerous hills or mountains. This article contains a thorough list of all of Nigeria’s Highlands, which include mountains, hills, and plateaus. Highlands in Nigeria can range in elevation from 500 to 600 meters above sea level (1,600 to 2,000 feet), and there are many of them distributed across the country. With a height of 2,419 meters, Chappal Waddi Mountain in Taraba State is the country’s highest peak. Let’s take a look at some of the other high points.

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FULL LIST OF ALL HIGHLANDS IN NIGERIA AND THEIR LOCATIONS

The following is an extensive list of Nigeria’s highlands, as well as their current locations:

  • Chappal Waddi Mountain (7936 ft) located in Gashaka Gumti Reserve and National Park, Taraba State.
  • Mount Dimlang (6699 ft) located in Ganye, Adamawa State.
  • Shere Hills (6001 ft) located in Jos East, Plateau State.
  • Chappal Hendu (5915 ft) located in Gashaka, Taraba State.
  • Mont Tchanke/Tchangue (5899 ft) located in Sardauna, Taraba State.
  • Kafasiradi Hill (5840 ft) located in Sarduana, Kaduna State.
  • Shebo Hill (5787 ft) located in Sardauna, Taraba State.
  • Danko Hill (5778 ft) located in Sardauna, Taraba State.
  • Lugadorena Hill (5741 ft) located in Sardauna, Taraba State.
  • Gwandong (5410 ft) located in Jos East, Plateau State.
  • Idanu Hill (5148 ft) located in Gashaka, Taraba State.
  • Zewei (4557 ft) located in Ganye, Adamawa State.
  • Duna Hill (3845 ft) located in Gashaka, Taraba State.
  • Kuna Bebe (3937 ft) located in Takum, Taraba State.
  • Sukusum (3724 ft) located in Bali, Taraba State.
  • Kumbo (3123 ft)
  • Location: Donga, Taraba State.
  • Kwimbe (3114 ft) located in Donga, Taraba State.
  • Zuma Rock (3691 ft) located in Suleja, Niger State.
  • Dunssao Hill (3199 ft) located in Bali, Taraba State.
  • Uhuwa (2730 ft) located in Donga, Taraba State.
  • Zabu Dari (3465 ft) located in Gashaka, Taraba State.
  • Hosere Surto (5482 ft) located in Jada, Adamawa State.
  • Zugumi Peaks (4101 ft) located in Hong, Adamawa State.
  • Kagbasa Hill (3953 ft) located in Gashaka, Taraba State.
  • Ningishi Hill (4111 ft) located in Sanga, Kaduna State.
  • Kuna Kufi (3392 ft) located in Takum, Taraba State.
  • Grenz Berg (3146 ft) located in Akampa, Cross River State.
  • Zaranda Hill (4380 ft) located in Toro, Bauchi State.
  • Kam (3898 ft) located in Gashaka, Taraba State.
  • Chemkussum (3327 ft) located in Bali, Taraba State.
  • Dutsen Gode (2799 ft) located in Bali, Taraba State.
  • Lesa (3432 ft) located in Ussa, Taraba State.
  • Maisajeh Hill (5236 ft) located in Toro, Bauchi State.
  • Nyasikasi Hill (3146 ft) located in Gashaka, Taraba State.
  • Kyangenor (3123 ft) located in Kwande, Benue State.
  • Kunamasoy (3999 ft) located in Kurmi, Taraba State.
  • Cukume (4390 ft) located in Gwoza, Borno State.
  • Hosere Mayotapare (5095 ft) located in Teungo, Taraba State.
  • Nbon (3251 ft) located in Gashaka, Taraba State.
  • Garau Hill (3615 ft) located in Maiha, Adamawa State
  • Balere (2561 ft) located in Ardo-Kola, Taraba State.
  • Hosere Sabehendu (4291 ft) located in Gashaka, Taraba State.
  • Kobon Yenu (4019 ft) located in Yorro, Taraba State.
  • Hossere Dongbigoure (3665 ft) located in Teungo, Adamawa State.
  • Beli Hill (2454 ft) located in Gashaka, Taraba State.
  • Kutchi Hill (3835 ft) located in Panskin, Plateau State.
  • Wapeo (3274 ft) located in Jada, Adamawa State.
  • Buli Hill (3724 ft) located in Bauchi, Bauchi State.
  • Gurga (2969 ft) located in Fufore, Adamawa State.
  • Dlam Peaks (3665 ft) located in Hong, Adamawa State.
  • Dutsen Gankwe (2336 ft) located in Donga, Taraba State.
  • Zabi (3225 ft) located in Mayo-Belwa, Adamawa State.
  • Agumduqun (2267 ft) located in Akamba, Cross River State.
  • Kunsa Hill (3123 ft) located in Gashaka, Taraba State.
  • Dutsin Wana (3081 ft) located in Nasarawa Egon, Nasarawa State.
  • Zurubu Hill (4124 ft) located in Kauru, Kaduna State.
  • Yorro Highland (4019 ft) located in Barakin Yorro, Taraba State.
  • Kongolire Hill (3337 ft) located in Song, Adamawa State.
  • Tangale Peak (2946 ft) located in Shongom, Gombe State.
  • Zo Hill (2844 ft) located in Karim Lamido, Taraba State.
  • Mangala (3737 ft) located in Ganye, Adamawa State.
  • Tioukorogh (2684 ft) located in Kwande, Benue State.
  • Dutsen Wadi (4806 ft) located in Tafawa-Balewa, Bauchi State.
  • Molange Hill (3461 ft) located in Maiha, Adamawa State.
  • Ramva (4334 ft) located in Bali, Taraba State.
  • Ifa Hill (3248 ft) located in Karu, Nasarawa State.
  • Elenkeu Hill (1913 ft) located in Udi, Enugu State.
  • Dutse Tidajau (3448 ft) located in Michika, Adamawa State.
  • Amajam Hill (3599 ft) located in Gashaka, Taraba State.
  • Kuna Bebe (3937 ft) located in Takum, Taraba State.
  • Bongon Hill (3038 ft) located in Mayo-Belwa, Taraba State.
  • Kunchap Hill (2710 ft) located in Gashaka, Taraba State.
  • Gongoi Malaki (2605 ft) located in Yorro, Taraba State.
  • Tapa (2208 ft) located in Ussa, Taraba State.
  • Wanor Berge (2054 ft) located in Gashaka, Taraba State.
  • Okura Hill (2047 ft) located in Obudu, Cross River State.
  • Koma (2730 ft) located in Teungo, Adamawa State.
  • Hosere Bu (3583 ft) located in Teungo, Adamawa State.
  • Egein Hill (2139 ft) located in Ajaokuta, Kogi State.
  • Fuma (2936 ft) located in Hawul, Borno State.
  • Yamkusum Hill (4380 ft) located in Teungo, Adamawa State.
  • Boji Hill (2008 ft) located in Boki, Cross River State.
  • Galinzina Hill (3271 ft) located in Gashaka, Taraba State.
  • Mpwafi Hill (2815 ft) located in Kurmi, Taraba State.
  • Hosere Koitap (1736 ft) located in Gashaka, Taraba State.
  • Kunabai (2234 ft) located in Ussa, Taraba State.
  • Lavele Hill (2713 ft) located in Gashaka, Taraba State.
  • Feraki Hill (2461 ft)
  • Location: Karim Lamido, Taraba State.
  • Bima Hills (2507 ft) located in Yamaltu/Deba, Gombe State.
  • Bomjin Hill (3156 ft) located in Maiha, Adamawa State.
  • Tola (3258 ft) located in Mayo-Belwa, Adamawa State.
  • Zongo Biriji (2110 ft) located in Ardo-Kola, Taraba State.
  • Funtchu Hill (3504 ft) located in Bali, Taraba State.
  • Wade Hills (2474 ft) located in Bayo, Borno State.
  • Deja (3114 ft) located in Mayo-Belwa, Adamawa State.
  • Ziem Peak (4173 ft) located in Toro, Bauchi State.
  • Ganmo (2188 ft) located in Bali, Taraba State.
  • Dutse Kwandiri (3812 ft) located in Muchika, Adamawa State.
  • Banshe (2605 ft) located in Jada, Adamawa State.
  • Belle (2687 ft) located in Yorro, Taraba State.
  • Kunki Hill (2644 ft) located in Gashaka, Taraba State.
  • Munugu (3773 ft) located in Mubi North, Adamawa State.
  • Mai Jirgi Hill (4396 ft) located in Kurmi, Taraba State.
  • Dumakusum (2277 ft) located in Teungo, Adamawa State.
  • Gengle Hill (2871 ft) located in Mayo-Belwa, Adamawa State.
  • Gakuso (2100 ft) located in Bali, Taraba State.
  • Konakanche Hill (2064 ft) located in Lafia, Nasarawa State.
  • Kunbiya (3599 ft) located in Ardo-Kola, Taraba State.
  • Gbole (3786 ft) located in Zing, Taraba State.
  • Kudana (1962 ft) located in Ardo-Kola, Taraba State.
  • Kunasay Hill (2316 ft) located in Kurmi, Taraba State.
  • Chukuku Hill (2159 ft) located in Kwali, Abuja, Federal Capital Territory.
  • Hossere-Dudu (2671 ft) located in Jada, Adamawa State.
  • Okpanle Hill (2828 ft) located in Mayo-Belwa, Adamawa State.
  • Koribu Peak (1837 ft) located in Girei, Adamawa State.
  • Durunkusun (1926 ft) located in Bali, Taraba State.

CONCLUSION

A highland or upland can be found in almost every Nigerian state. Mountains, hills, and plateaus can all be found in the highlands. They are mountainous areas with elevations of 500–600 meters (1,600–2,000 feet). It represents modest mountain ranges over sea level, as well as the surrounding plains.

The southern section of Nigeria has fewer highlands and more lowlands than the rest of the country, however it arguably the most interesting to visit. The Nigerian highlands were listed throughout the course of this article.

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