Where is Mount Everest located at ? Is it in Nepal, India or in China?

where is mount everest located at

Mount Everest is the worlds highest mountain almost everyone is aware of that. The question here is- Where is Mount Everest located at? Do you know it’s location? Is it changed in 2021 after a recent measurement of the height?

The short one-word answer is Mount Everest located at on the border between China(Tibet Autonomous Region) and Nepal(Province No. 1) in the Himalayas in Asia.


Detail Info Of It’s Location

But still peoples want to know where is Mount Everest located at that means, they want to know more about worlds tallest mountain, Mount Everest. It is the question of many travelers, adventure, expedition, peak climbers, trekking lovers. To know the exact location of Mount Everest, to know its home country first.

Mount Everest is situated at the Mahalangur Range on the Tibetan Plateau known as Qing Zang Gaoyuan.

The Mahalangur Range is home of the four earth’s six highest mountains. And the summit of Mount Everest located at the between Tibet and Nepal.

The official height of Mount Everest is 8,848.86 m (29,029 ft) (after new measurement), recognized by Government of China and Nepal till now.

Mount Everest is known as Sagarmatha(सगरमाथा) in Nepali and also known as Chomolungma(ཇོ་མོ་གླང་མ) in Tibet.

Everest is also called the third pole. The name Mount Everest is derived from the land Surveyor General ‘Sir George Everest’ who was the first person to locate the exact position of the summit of Mount Everest.

First-timers to Nepal often always ask a question Where is Mount Everest located at? Can we see Mount Everest from Kathmandu? After they land at Tribhuwan international airport of Kathmandu, Nepal.

Mount Everest is known for the roof of the world. Its because of Mount Everest receives the first ray of the sun. Adventure lovers around the world want to reach at least base camp of Mount Everest to see the most iconic view of Everest from near that is from Kala Patthar.

sunrise view from kala patthar mount everest
Sunrise view from Kala Patthar during Mount Everest Base Camp trekking in Nepal


Because of easiness and famous, the Nepali side of Mount Everest is most accessible. When someone says they are going to do Everest base camp trek, everyone will think that they are talking about South Base Camp at 5,364 m/17,598 ft in Nepal. This trek attracts thousands of people from all over the world and is one of the best treks in Nepal.

Not only for trekking, but the Everest also known as Khumbu region is equally famous for mountaineering. The number of attempts to reach the summit of Mount Everest has been increasing day by day.

In which country is Mount Everest located at?

Mount Everest is located in a small south Asian landlocked country, Nepal, bordered by China to the north and India to the south.

Nepal is known as the country of mountains and Himalayas, eight among the ten highest peaks in the world are situated in Nepal, By which trekking in Nepal becomes attractions for tourists visiting Nepal. Its topographical structure and geographical composition make it one of the best destination in the world for adventure challenge.

Where is Mount Everest located at in Nepal Map

At Nepal, Mount Everest is located in the Sagarmatha National Park in the Solukhumbu District. Many large peaks such as Lhotse(8,516 m), Nuptse(7,855 m), Changtobse(7,580 m) are surrounding near Mount Everest in the Everest region.

The exact location of Mount Everest is the Mahalangur range of the Great Himalayas. It arises precisely on the border of Nepal and Tibet (27°59’ North latitude, 86°55’ East longitudes) in the southern part of Asia.

Where is Mount Everest located at in Nepal Map
Map of Nepal by wikipedia

Where is Mount Everest located at in Tibet Map

On the Tibetan side, Mount Everest is located in Tingri County in the Xigaze area, what China considers to be an autonomous region and part of the People’s Republic of China.

Where is Mount Everest located at in Tibet Map
Map of Tibet by wikipedia

About Author

Sudeep is a co-founder of Up To Himalaya. He has trekked almost all mountains in Nepal including Everest, Annapurna, Langtang, Manaslu, Kanchenjunga & many more. He would love to help people to make their holiday unforgettable by sharing his own experiences on the Himalayas of Nepal. If you want any information related to different trekking trails of Nepal while planning your trip, You can directly contact him on +977-9817223143.

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