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List of Highlands in Nigeria’

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Highlands are landforms that extend higher than the adjacent land, typically up to 500-600m (1600 – 2,000 ft). Highlands are comprised of plateaus, hills, and low mountains. Nigeria is embodied by various Sub-Saharan West African ecoregions – grasslands, tropics, highlands, and more within its boundaries. Of the divergent landforms in Nigeria, there are over 2,000 landforms that extend above the surrounding terrain. The tallest being Chappal Waldi of elevated height 7,943 ft.

This is a list of Highlands and their elevated heights in Nigeria:

·         Chappal Waddi (7943 ft)

Location: Gashaka Gumti Reserve and National Park, Taraba State.

·         Mount Dimlang ( 6699 ft)

Location: Ganye, Adamawa State.

·         Shere Hills (6001 ft)

Location: Jos East, Plateau State.

·         Chappal Hendu (5915 ft)

Location: Gashaka, Taraba State.

·         Momt Tchanke (5899 ft)

Location: Sardauna, Taraba State.

·         Tchangue (5889 ft)

Location: Sardauna, Taraba State.

·         Kafasiradi Hill (5840 ft)

Location: Sarduana, Kaduna State.

·         Shebo Hill (5787 ft)

Location: Sardauna, Taraba State.

·         Danko Hill (5778 ft)

Location: Sardauna, Taraba State.

·         Lugadorena Hill (5741 ft)

Location: Sardauna, Taraba State.

·         Zewei (4557 ft)

Location: Ganye, Adamawa State.

·         Duna Hill (3845 ft)

Location: Gashaka, Taraba State.

·         Kuna Bebe (3937 ft)

Location: Takum, Taraba State.

·         Sukusum (3724 ft)

Location: Bali, Taraba State.

·         Kumbo (3123 ft)

Location: Donga, Taraba State.

·         Kwimbe (3114 ft)

Location: Donga, Taraba State.

·         Zuma Rock (3691 ft)

Location: Suleja, Niger State.

·         Dunssao Hill (3199 ft)

Location: Bali, Taraba State.

·         Uhuwa (2730 ft)

Location: Donga, Taraba State.

·         Zabu Dari (3465 ft)

Location: Gashaka, Taraba State.

·         Hosere Surto (5482 ft)

Location: Jada, Adamawa State.

·         Zugumi Peaks (4101 ft)

Location: Hong, Adamawa State.

·         Kagbasa Hill (3953 ft)

Location: Gashaka, Taraba State.

·         Ningishi Hill (4111 ft)

Location: Sanga, Kaduna State.

·         Kuna Kufi (3392 ft)

Location: Takum, Taraba State.

·         Grenz Berg (3146 ft)

Location: Akampa, Cross River State.

·         Zaranda Hill (438 ft)

Location: Toro, Bauchi State.

·         Kam (3898 ft)

Location: Gashaka, Taraba State.

·         Chemkussum (3327 ft)

Location: Bali, Taraba State.

·         Dutsen Gode (2799 ft)

Location: Bali, Taraba State.

·         Lesa (3432 ft)

Location: Ussa, Taraba State.

·         Maisajeh Hill (5236 ft)

Location: Toro, Bauchi State.

·         Nyasikasi Hill (3146 ft)

Location: Gashaka, Taraba State.

·         Kyangenor (3123 ft)

Location: Kwande, Benue State.

·         Kunamasoy (3999 ft)

Location: Kurmi, Taraba State.

·         Cukume (4390 ft)

Location: Gwoza, Borno State.

·         Hosere Mayotapare (5095 ft)

Location: Teungo, Taraba State.

·         Nbon (3251 ft)

Location: Gashaka, Taraba State.

·         Garau Hill (3615 ft)

Location: Maiha, Adamawa State

·         Balere (2561 ft)

Location: Ardo-Kola, Taraba State.

·         Hosere Sabehendu (4291 ft)

Location: Gashaka, Taraba State.

·         Kobon Yenu (4019 ft)

Location: Yorro, Taraba State.

·         Hossere Dongbigoure (3665 ft)

Location: Teungo, Adamawa State.

·         Beli Hill (2454 ft)

Location: Gashaka, Taraba State.

·         Kutchi Hill (3835 ft)

Location: Panskin, Plateau State.

·         Wapeo (3274 ft)

Location: Jada, Adamawa State.

·         Buli Hill (3724 ft)

Location: Bauchi, Bauchi State.

·         Gurga (2969 ft)

Location: Fufore, Adamawa State.

·         Dlam Peaks (3665 ft)

Location: Hong, Adamawa State.

·         Dutsen Gankwe (2336 ft)

Location: Donga, Taraba State.

·         Zabi (3225 ft)

Location: Mayo-Belwa, Adamawa State.

·         Agumduqun (2267 ft)

Location: Akamba, Cross River State.

·         Kunsa Hill (3123 ft)

Location: Gashaka, Taraba State.

·         Dutsin Wana (3081 ft)

Location: Nasarawa Egon, Nasarawa State.

·         Zurubu Hill (4124 ft)

Location: Kauru, Kaduna State.

·         Yorro Highland (4019 ft)

Location: Barakin Yorro, Taraba State.

·         Kongolire Hill (3337 ft)

Location: Song, Adamawa State.

·         Gwandong (5410 ft)

Location: Jos East, Plateau State.

·         Idanu Hill (5148 ft)

Location: Gashaka, Taraba State.

·         Tangale Peak (2946 ft)

Location: Shongom, Gombe State.

·         Zo Hill (2844 ft)

Location: Karim Lamido, Taraba State.

·         Mangala (3737 ft)

Location: Ganye, Adamawa State.

·         Tioukorogh (2684 ft)

Location: Kwande, Benue State.

·         Dutsen Wadi (4806 ft)

Location: Tafawa-Balewa, Bauchi State.

·         Molange Hill (3461 ft)

Location: Maiha, Adamawa State.

·         Ramva (4334 ft)

Location: Bali, Taraba State.

·         Ifa Hill (3248 ft)

Location: Karu, Nasarawa State.

·         Elenkeu Hill (1913 ft)

Location: Udi, Enugu State.

·         Dutse Tidajau (3448 ft)

Location: Michika, Adamawa State.

·         Amajam Hill (3599 ft)

Location: Gashaka, Taraba State.

·         Kuna Bebe (3937 ft)

Location: Takum, Taraba State.

·         Bongon Hill (3038 ft)

Location: Mayo-Belwa, Taraba State.

·         Kunchap Hill (2710 ft)

Location: Gashaka, Taraba State.

·         Gongoi Malaki (2605 ft)

Location: Yorro, Taraba State.

·         Tapa (2208 ft)

Location: Ussa, Taraba State.

·         Wanor Berge (2054 ft)

Location: Gashaka, Taraba State.

·         Okura Hill (2047 ft)

Location: Obudu, Cross River State.

·         Koma (2730 ft)

Location: Teungo, Adamawa State.

·         Hosere Bu (3583 ft)

Location: Teungo, Adamawa State.

·         Egein Hill (2139 ft)

Location: Ajaokuta, Kogi State.

·         Fuma (2936 ft)

Location: Hawul, Borno State.

·         Yamkusum Hill (4380 ft)

Location: Teungo, Adamawa State.

·         Boji Hill (2008 ft)

Location: Boki, Cross River State.

·         Galinzina Hill (3271 ft)

Location: Gashaka, Taraba State.

·         Mpwafi Hill (2815 ft)

Location: Kurmi, Taraba State.

·         Hosere Koitap (1736 ft)

Location: Gashaka, Taraba State.

·         Kunabai (2234 ft)

Location: Ussa, Taraba State.

·         Lavele Hill (2713 ft)

Location: Gashaka, Taraba State.

·         Feraki Hill (2461 ft)

Location: Karim Lamido, Taraba State.

·         Bima Hills (2507 ft)

Location: Yamaltu/Deba, Gombe State.

·         Bomjin Hill (3156 ft)

Location: Maiha, Adamawa State.

·         Tola (3258 ft)

Location: Mayo-Belwa, Adamawa State.

·         Zongo Biriji (2110 ft)

Location: Ardo-Kola, Taraba State.

·         Funtchu Hill (3504 ft)

Location: Bali, Taraba State.

·         Wade Hills (2474 ft)

Location: Bayo, Borno State.

·         Deja (3114 ft)

Location: Mayo-Belwa, Adamawa State.

·         Ziem Peak (4173 ft)

Location: Toro, Bauchi State.

·         Ganmo (2188 ft)

Location: Bali, Taraba State.

·         Dutse Kwandiri (3812 ft)

Location: Muchika, Adamawa State.

·         Banshe (2605 ft)

Location: Jada, Adamawa State.

·         Belle (2687 ft)

Location: Yorro, Taraba State.

·         Kunki Hill (2644 ft)

Location: Gashaka, Taraba State.

·         Durunkusun (1926 ft)

Location: Bali, Taraba State.

·         Munugu (3773 ft)

Location: Mubi North, Adamawa State.

·         Mai Jirgi Hill (4396 ft)

Location: Kurmi, Taraba State.

·         Dumakusum (2277 ft)

Location: Teungo, Adamawa State.

·         Gengle Hill (2871 ft)

Location: Mayo-Belwa, Adamawa State.

·         Gakuso (2100 ft)

Location: Bali, Taraba State.

·         Konakanche Hill (2064 ft)

Location: Lafia, Nasarawa State.

·         Kunbiya (3599 ft)

Location: Ardo-Kola, Taraba State.

·         Gbole (3786 ft)

Location: Zing, Taraba State.

·         Kudana (1962 ft)

Location: Ardo-Kola, Taraba State.

·         Kunasay Hill (2316 ft)

Location: Kurmi, Taraba State.

·         Chukuku Hill (2159 ft)

Location: Kwali, Abuja, Federal Capital Territory.

·         Hossere-Dudu (2671 ft)

Location: Jada, Adamawa State.

·         Okpanle Hill (2828 ft)

Location: Mayo-Belwa, Adamawa State.

·         Koribu Peak (1837 ft)

Location: Girei, Adamawa State.

 



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