25 Tallest Mountains in the Applachians

1. Mount Mitchell
2. Mount Craig
3. Clingman’s Dome
4. Mount Guyot
5. Mount LeConte
6. Old Black Mountain
7. Mount Washington
8. Mount Kephart
8. Mount Collins
9. Grandfather Mountain
10. Mount Adams
11. Mount Rogers
12. Mount Pisgah
13. The Devil’s Courthouse
14. Mount Jefferson
15. Silers Bald
16. Snake Mountain
17. Elk Knob
18. Mount Clay
19. Thunderhead Mountain
20. Whitetop Mountain
21. Beech Mountain
22. Boott Spur 
23. Mount Monroe
24. Mount Madison
25. Rich Mountain Bald

Mount Mitchell

Mount Mitchell.

Elevation: 6,684 Ft. 
Range: Blue Ridge Mountains
Rank: 1st tallest in North Carolina
Meters Tall: 2,037
Location: Yancey County, North Carolina

Mount Craig

Mount Craig seen from Mount Mitchell.

Elevation: 6,647
Range: Blue Ridge Mountains
Rank: 2nd tallest in North Carolina
Meters Tall: 2,026
Location: Yancey County, North Carolina

Clingman’s Dome

Clingman’s Dome observation tower.

Elevation: 6,643
Range: Great Smoky Mountains
Rank: 1st tallest in Tennessee, 3rd in North Carolina
Meters Tall: 2,025 
Location: Sevier County, Tennessee, Swain County, North Carolina 

Mount Guyot

Mount Guyot.

Elevation: 6,621
Range: Great Smoky Mountains
Rank: 4th tallest in North Carolina, 2nd in Tennessee
Meters Tall: 2,018
Location: Haywood County, North Carolina, Sevier County, Tennessee

Mount LeConte

Mount LeConte.

Elevation: 6,593
Range: Great Smoky Mountains
Rank: 3rd tallest in Tennessee 
Meters Tall: 2,010
Location: Sevier County, Tennessee

Old Black Mountain

Old Black Mountain seen from the town of Black Mountain, North Carolina.

Elevation: 6,370
Range: Great Smoky Mountains
Rank: 5th tallest in North Carolina, 4th in Tennessee
Meters Tall: 1,940
Location: Haywood County, North Carolina, Cocke County and Sevier County, Tennessee

Mount Washington

Mount Washington seen from North Conway, New Hampshire.

Elevation: 6,288
Range: White Mountains
Rank: 1st tallest in New Hampshire
Meters Tall: 1,916
Location: Coos County, New Hampshire

Mount Kephart

View from the top of Mount Kephart.

Elevation: 6,217
Range: Great Smoky Mountains
Rank: 5th tallest in Tennessee, 6th in North Carolina
Meters Tall: 1,895
Location: Sevier County, Tennessee, Swain County, North Carolina

Mount Collins

Mount Collins.

Elevation: 6,188
Range: Great Smoky Mountains
Rank: 7th tallest in North Carolina, 6th in Tennessee
Meters Tall: 1,886
Location: Swain County, North Carolina, Sevier County Tennessee

Grandfather Mountain

Grandfather Mountain’s “Mile High Bridge.”

Elevation: 5,946
Range: Blue Ridge Mountains
Rank: 8th tallest in North Carolina
Meters Tall: 1,812
Location: Avery County, Caldwell County, and Watauga County, North Carolina

Mount Adams

Mount Adams (Center) and Mount Washington (Left) seen from Mount Jefferson.

Elevation: 5,793
Range: White Mountains
Rank: 2nd tallest in New Hampshire
Meters Tall: 1,766
Location: Coos County, New Hampshire

Mount Rogers 

Mount Rogers.

Elevation: 5,730
Range: Blue Ridge Mountains
Rank: 1st tallest in Virginia
Meters Tall: 1,750
Location: Grayson County and Smyth County, Virginia

Mount Pisgah 

Mount Pisgah seen from the Blue Ridge Parkway.

Elevation: 5,721
Range: Blue Ridge Mountains
Rank: 9th tallest in North Carolina
Meters Tall: 1,744
Location: Buncombe County, and Haywood County, North Carolina

The Devil’s Courthouse

View of the Devil’s Courthouse.

Elevation: 5,720
Range: Blue Ridge Mountains
Rank: 10th tallest in North Carolina
Meters Tall: 1,743
Location: Transylvania County, North Carolina

Mount Jefferson

Mount Jefferson.

Elevation: 5,712
Range: White Mountains
Rank: 3rd tallest in New Hampshire
Meters Tall: 1,741
Location: Coos County, New Hampshire

Silers Bald

Silers Bald.

Elevation: 5,607
Range: Great Smoky Mountains
Rank: 11th tallest in North Carolina, 7th in Tennessee
Meters Tall: 1,709
Location: Swain County, North Carolina, and Sevier County, Tennessee

Snake Mountain

Snake Mountain.

Elevation: 5,564
Range: Blue Ridge Mountains
Rank: 12th tallest in North Carolina
Meters Tall: 1,696
Location: Watauga County, North Carolina

Elk Knob

View from the summit of Elk Knob.

Elevation: 5,538
Range: Blue Ridge Mountains
Rank: 13th tallest in North Carolina
Meters Tall: 1,688
Location: Watauga County, North Carolina

Mount Clay

Sunrise seen from Mount Clay.

Elevation: 5,533
Range: White Mountains
Rank: 4th tallest in New Hampshire
Meters Tall: 1,686
Location: Coos County, New Hampshire

Thunderhead Mountain

Thunderhead Mountain.

Elevation: 5,527
Range: Great Smoky Mountains
Rank: 8th tallest in Tennessee, 14th in North Carolina
Meters Tall: 1,685
Location: Blount County, Tennessee, and Swain County, North Carolina

Whitetop Mountain

Whitetop Mountain.

Elevation: 5,525
Range: Blue Ridge Mountains
Rank: 2nd tallest in Virginia
Meters Tall: 1,684
Location: Grayson County, Smyth County, and Washington County, Virginia

Beech Mountain

Beech Mountain.

Elevation: 5,506
Range: Blue Ridge Mountains 
Rank: 15th tallest in North Carolina
Meters Tall: 1,678
Location: Avery County, North Carolina

Boott Spur

Boott Spur.

Elevation: 5,492
Range: White Mountains
Rank: 5th tallest in New Hampshire
Meters Tall: 1,674
Location: Coos County, New Hampshire

Mount Monroe

Mount Monroe.

Elevation: 5,372
Range: White Mountains
Rank: 6th tallest in New Hampshire
Meters Tall: 1,637
Location: Coos County, New Hampshire

Mount Madison 

Mount Madison.

Elevation: 5,367
Range: White Mountains
Rank: 7th tallest in New Hampshire
Meters Tall: 1,636
Location: Coos County, New Hampshire

Rich Mountain Bald

Rich Mountain Bald.

Elevation: 5,361
Range: Blue Ridge Mountains
Rank: 16th tallest in North Carolina
Meters Tall: 1,634
Location: Watauga County, North Carolina

Modern Countries Part 8

Spain (Europe)

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Capital: Madrid 

Population: 47.4 Million 

Size: 195,360 sq. miles 

Currency: Euro 

Tallest point: Teide 12,188 feet tall 

Main religion: Christain 58.6%

Main languages: Spanish, Catalan, Valencian, Galician, and Basque. 

About: In 1492, multiple kingdoms in the Iberian Peninsula united to form the Country of Spain.

Sagrat Cor Basilica in Barcelona, Spain.

Sri Lanka (Asia)

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Capital: Colombo 

Population: 21.9 Million 

Size: 25,300 sq. miles 

Currency: Sri Lankan rupee 

Tallest point: Pidurutalagala 8,281 feet tall 

Main religion: Buddhism 70.2%

Main languages: Sinhala and Tamil 

About: Sri Lanka was made a dominion by Great Britain on February 4, 1948. It gained full independence from British rule on May 22, 1972. 

Sigiriya rock in Dambulla, Sri Lanka.

Sudan (Africa)

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Capital: Khartoum 

Population: 44.9 Million 

Size: 728,215 sq. miles 

Currency: Sudanese pound 

Tallest point: Mount Kinyeti 10,456 feet tall 

Main religion: Islam 97% 

Main languages: Arabic and English 

About: On January 1, 1956, Sudan became independent from British rule. It was formerly part of Anglo-Egyptian Sudan. 

Nubian pyramids called Jebel Barkal, in Karima, Northern State of Sudan.

Suriname (South America)

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Capital: Paramaribo 

Population: 575,990 

Size: 63,252 sq. miles 

Currency: Surinamese dollar 

Tallest point: Julianatop 4,199 feet tall 

Main religion: Christain 52.3% 

Main languages: Dutch, Akurio, Caribbean Hindustani, Ndyuka, and Arawak

About: On November 25, 1975, Suriname became independent from the Kingdom of the Netherlands. 

Arya Dewaker Hindu temple in Paramaribo, Suriname. Suriname has a large population of Hindus, with 18.8% of the country being Hindu.

Sweden (Europe)

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Capital: Stockholm 

Population: 10.4 Million 

Size: 173,860 sq. miles 

Currency: Swedish krona 

Tallest point: Kebnekaise 6,879 feet tall 

Main religion: Christain 66.8% 

Main languages: Swedish, Finnish, Sami, Meankieli, and Romani 

About: In the 12th Century, Sweden was unified by different kingdoms. 

Stockholm city hall in Stockholm, Sweden.

Switzerland (Europe)

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Capital: Bern 

Population: 8.5 Million 

Size: 15,940 sq. miles 

Currency: Swiss franc 

Tallest point: Monte Rosa 15,203 feet tall 

Main religion: Chritain 66.5% 

Main languages: German, French, Italian, and Romansh 

About: Switzerland was founded circa 1300, but it became a federal state September 12, 1848. 

Skyline of Lucerne, Switzerland.

Syria (Asia)

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Capital: Damascus 

Population: 17.5 Million 

Size: 71,500 sq. miles 

Currency: Syrian pound 

Tallest point: Mount Hermon 9,323 feet tall 

Main religion: Islam 87% 

Main languages: Arabic 90-100%

About: On May 14, 1930, Syria was granted its own state by France, but on April 17, 1946 it gained full independence from France. 

The ancient city of Palmyra, in Tadmur, Syria.

Tajikistan (Asia)

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Capital: Dushbane 

Population: 9.5 Million 

Size: 55,300 sq. miles 

Currency: Somoni 

Tallest point: Mount Garmo 21,637 feet tall 

Main religion: Islam 98%

Main languages: Tajik, Russian, Uzbek, Kyrgyz, and Shughni 

About: On September 9, 1991, when the Soviet Union dissolved, Tajikistan became independent from the USSR. 

Rudaki Park, Dushbane, Tajikistan.

Tanzania (Africa)

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Capital: Dodoma (Or Dodoma City) 

Population: 61.1 Million 

Size: 365,756 sq. miles 

Currency: Tanzanian shilling 

Tallest point: Mount Kilimanjaro 19,341 feet tall 

Main religion: Christain 63.1% 

Main languages: Swahili, English, and Arabic 

About: On December 9, 1961, Tanzania became independent from Great Britain, but it was then called Tanganyika. On April 25, 1977, it adopted its current constitution and became known as Tanzania. 

Mount Kilimajaro, in Northeast Tanzania. It is the largest mountain in Tanzania and in the continent of Africa, standing at 19,341 feet tall.

Thailand (Asia)

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Capital: Bangkok 

Population: 69.9 Million 

Size: 198,120 sq. miles 

Currency: Baht 

Tallest point: Doi Inthanon 8,415 feet tall 

Main religion: Buddhism 93.5% 

Main languages: Thai, Isan, Kam Mueang, Pak Tai, and Malay

About: On June 14, 1932, there was a coup d’etat in Thailand, forcing a constitutional monarchy on the old monarch. And in April 2017, their current constitution was established.  

Wat Arun temple in Bangkok, Thailand.

Togo (Africa)

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Capital: Lome 

Population: 8.6 Million 

Size: 21,925 sq. miles 

Currency: West African Franc (CFA Franc) 

Tallest point: Mount Agou 3,235 feet tall 

Main religion: Christain 43.7% 

Main languages: French, Ewe, and Kabiye 

About: On April 27, 1960, Togo became independent from France. It was formerly part of French Togoland. 

Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, in Lome, Togo.

Tonga (Australia and the Pacific)

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Capital: Nuku’alofa 

Population: 100,651 

Size: 289 sq. miles 

Currency: Pa’anga 

Tallest point: Unnamed Location on Kao Island 3,389 feet tall 

Main religion: Chritstain 98% 

Main languages: English and Tongan 

About: On June 4, 1970, Tonga became independent from Great Britain. 

‘Eau Island, Tonga.

Trinidad and Tobago (North America)

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Capital: Port of Spain 

Population: 1.3 Million 

Size: 1,981 sq. miles 

Currency: Trinidad and Tobago dollar 

Tallest point: El Cerro del Aripo 3,080 feet tall 

Main religion: Christain 63.2% 

Main languages: English 

About: On August 31, 1962, Trinidad and Tobago became independent from the United Kingdom. 

Fort King George, in Scarborough, Trinidad and Tobago.

Tunisia (Africa)

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Capital: Tunis 

Population: 11.7 Million 

Size: 64,170 sq. miles

 Currency: Tunisian dinar 

Tallest point: Jebel ech Chambi 5,066 feet tall 

Main religion: Islam 98% (Mandated) 

Main languages: Arabic, Berber, and French

About: Tunisia gained independence from France on March 20, 1956, and it became a Republic on July 25, 1957. It was formerly part of French West Africa. 

Ancient Roman Coliseum in the old city of El Djem, Tunisia.

Turkey (Asia)

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Capital: Ankara 

Population: 83.6 Million 

Size: 302,455 sq. miles 

Currency: Turkish lira

Tallest point: Mount Ararat 16,584 feet tall 

Main religion: Islam 82% 

Main languages: Turkish and Kurdish 

About: On May 19, 1919, Turkey waged the war of Independence against the Ottoman Empire. On October 29, 1923, the war was over, and Turkey declared that they were a free republic. 

Hagia Sophia in Istanbul, Turkey.

Turkmenistan (Asia)

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Capital: Ashgabat 

Population: 6 Million 

Size: 189,660 sq. miles 

Currency: Turkmenistan manat 

Tallest point: Mount Ayrybaba 10,295 feet tall 

Main religion: Islam 93.7%

Main languages: Turkmen and Russian 

About: On October 27, 1991, Turkmenistan became independent from the USSR. On December 26, 1991, it was recognized as a sovereign state. 

Ruhyyet Palace, in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.

Tuvalu (Australia and the Pacific)

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Capital: Funafuti 

Population: 11,646 

Size: 10 sq. miles 

Currency: Tuvaluan dollar 

Tallest point: Unnamed Location on Niulakita Island 15 feet tall 

Main religion: Christain 96-100%

Main languages: Tuvuluan and English 

About: On October 1, 1978, Tuvalu became independent from the United Kingdom. 

View of Funafuti, Tuvalu.

Uganda (Africa)

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Capital: Kampala 

Population: 42.7 Million 

Size: 93,065 sq. miles 

Currency: Ugandan shilling 

Tallest point: Mount Stanley 16,762 feet tall 

Main religion: Christain 84.4%

Main languages: English and Swahili 

About: On October 9, 1962, Uganda became independent from the United Kingdom. 

Gaddafi Mosque, in Kampala, Uganda.

Ukraine (Europe)

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Capital: Kyiv (Or Kiev) 

Population: 41.3 Million 

Size: 233,062 sq. miles 

Currency: Hryvnia 

Tallest point: Hoverla 6,762 feet tall 

Main religion: Christain 87.3% 

Main languages: Ukrainian, Russian, Belarussian, Bulgarian, and Crimean Tatar

About: On August 24, 1991, Ukraine became independent from the USSR.

St. Sophia Cathedral in Kyiv, Ukraine.

United Arab Emirates (Or UAE) (Asia)

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Capital: Abu Dhabi 

Population: 9.8 Million 

Size: 32,300 sq. miles 

Currency: UAE dirham 

Tallest point: Jebel Al-Mebrah 5,666 feet tall 

Main religion: Islam 76% (Endorsed by State, but not mandated) 

Main languages: Arabic 

About: On December 2, 1971, became independent from the United Kingdom. It was formerly part of the Trucial States, joined with Oman. 

Skyline of Dubai, the largest city in the UAE. Dubai has the tallest building in the world called the Burj Khalifa standing at 2,717 feet tall. They also built a huge artificial palm leaf (it’s upside down in this picture) to put more building and houses on.

United Kingdom (Or Great Britain) (Europe)

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Capital: London 

Population: 67.8 Million 

Size: 93,628 sq. miles 

Currency: Pound Sterling 

Tallest point: Ben Nevis 4,413 feet tall 

Main religion: Christain 59.5% 

Main languages: English, Scottish Gaelic, and Irish 

About: On January 1, 1801, England, Ireland, and Scotland unified to become the United Kingdom. On December 5, 1922, Ireland split away from the United Kingdom. 

View of London with Westminster Palace and Big Ben.

United States of America (North America)

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Capital: Washington D.C. 

Population: 331.4 Million 

Size: 9,833,520 sq. miles 

Currency: United States dollar 

Tallest point: Denali (Formerly known as Mount McKinley) 20,194 feet tall 

Main religion: Christain 65% 

Main languages: English and Spanish 

About: On July 4, 1776, the United States of America declared independence from the United Kingdom. 

St. Louis Cathedral in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America.

Uruguay (South America)

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Capital: Montevideo 

Population: 3.5 Million 

Size: 68,037 sq. miles 

Currency: Uruguayan peso 

Tallest point: Cerro Catedral 1,685 feet tall 

Main religion: Christain 57% 

Main languages: Spanish and Portuguese

About: On August 27, 1828, Uruguay became independent from the Empire of Brazil. 

Palacio Salvo, in Montevideo, Uruguay.