19 Highest peaks of the Himalayas – Name, meaning and elevation

The , or form a in , separating the plains of the from the . The 's highest peaks The has many of the Earth's highest peaks, including the highest, . The Himalayas include over fifty mountains exceeding 7,200 metres (23,600 ft) in elevation, including ten of the fourteen 8,000-metre peaks. By contrast, the highest peak outside Asia (Aconcagua, in the Andes) is 6,961 metres (22,838 ft) .

Nepal Religion and Culture

, a place of eternal beauty, is a land of colorful , and people, , and picturesque scenery. It is popularly known as the highest mountain peak of the world, . Historically, Nepal has been a kingdom centered in the Valley for more than 1,500 years. During most of that period, the Kathmandu Valley has been Nepal's political, economic, and cultural hub and was once a sanctuary for waves of .