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The Himalayas (also Himalaya) are a mountain range of south-central Asia extending about 2,400 km through Kashmir, northern India, southern Tibet, Nepal, and Bhutan. It includes nine of the world’s ten highest peaks, including Mount Everest with 8,848 m. Some other notable peaks are K2 (8,611 m), Kangchenjunga (8,586 m), Makalu (8,462 m), Dhaulagiri (8,167 m), Annapurna (8,091 m).