View of the mountains of the Hindu Kush from Tajikistan

Noshaq (Nowshak, Nōshākh, نوشاخ‎)

Noshaq stands on the border between the Badakhshan Province in Afghanistan and Chitral District, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.

Its closest neighboring peaks are Gumbaz-E-Safed to the northwest and Istor-o-Nal to the southeast.

Countries: Afghanistan, Pakistan

Mountain Range: Hindu Kush

Elevation: 24,580 feet / 7,492 meters

First Ascent: 1960, by a Japanese expedition including members Goro Iwatsabo and Toshiaki Sakai, and led by Professor Sakato.

Fun Fact: Noshaq is the 52nd highest peak in the world. It is also the highest mountain in Afghanistan and the second highest in the Hindu Kush Range, after Tirich Mir.

Hindu Kush Mountains Afghanistan

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