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Elevation extremes / lowest point

This page shows the value of the Elevation extremes / lowest point information field for all countries in the Country Guide.

Notes on this field are available at the Information Field Notes page.

Afghanistan

Amu Darya 258 m

Albania

Adriatic Sea 0 m

Algeria

Chott Melrhir -40 m

American Samoa

Pacific Ocean 0 m

Andorra

Riu Runer 840 m

Angola

Atlantic Ocean 0 m

Anguilla

Caribbean Sea 0 m

Antarctica

Southern Ocean 0 m

Antigua and Barbuda

Caribbean Sea 0 m

Arctic Ocean

Fram Basin -4,665 m

Argentina

Salinas Chicas -40 m (located on Peninsula Valdes)

Armenia

Debed River 400 m

Aruba

Caribbean Sea 0 m

Ashmore and Cartier Islands

Indian Ocean 0 m

Atlantic Ocean

Milwaukee Deep in the Puerto Rico Trench -8,605 m

Australia

Lake Eyre -15 m

Austria

Neusiedler See 115 m

Azerbaijan

Caspian Sea -28 m

Bahamas, The

Atlantic Ocean 0 m

Bahrain

Persian Gulf 0 m

Baker Island

Pacific Ocean 0 m

Bangladesh

Indian Ocean 0 m

Barbados

Atlantic Ocean 0 m

Bassas da India

Indian Ocean 0 m

Belarus

Nyoman River 90 m

Belgium

North Sea 0 m

Belize

Caribbean Sea 0 m

Benin

Atlantic Ocean 0 m

Bermuda

Atlantic Ocean 0 m

Bhutan

Drangme Chhu 97 m

Bolivia

Rio Paraguay 90 m

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Adriatic Sea 0 m

Botswana

junction of the Limpopo and Shashe Rivers 513 m

Bouvet Island

Southern Ocean 0 m

Brazil

Atlantic Ocean 0 m

British Indian Ocean Territory

Indian Ocean 0 m

British Virgin Islands

Caribbean Sea 0 m

Brunei

South China Sea 0 m

Bulgaria

Black Sea 0 m

Burkina Faso

Mouhoun (Black Volta) River 200 m

Burundi

Lake Tanganyika 772 m

Cambodia

Gulf of Thailand 0 m

Cameroon

Atlantic Ocean 0 m

Canada

Atlantic Ocean 0 m

Cape Verde

Atlantic Ocean 0 m

Cayman Islands

Caribbean Sea 0 m

Central African Republic

Oubangui River 335 m

Chad

Djourab Depression 160 m

Chile

Pacific Ocean 0 m

China

Turpan Pendi -154 m

Christmas Island

Indian Ocean 0 m

Clipperton Island

Pacific Ocean 0 m

Cocos (Keeling) Islands

Indian Ocean 0 m

Colombia

Pacific Ocean 0 m

Comoros

Indian Ocean 0 m

Congo, Democratic Republic of the

Atlantic Ocean 0 m

Congo, Republic of the

Atlantic Ocean 0 m

Cook Islands

Pacific Ocean 0 m

Coral Sea Islands

Pacific Ocean 0 m

Costa Rica

Pacific Ocean 0 m

Cote d'Ivoire

Gulf of Guinea 0 m

Croatia

Adriatic Sea 0 m

Cuba

Caribbean Sea 0 m

Cyprus

Mediterranean Sea 0 m

Czech Republic

Elbe River 115 m

Denmark

Lammefjord -7 m

Djibouti

Lac Assal -155 m

Dominica

Caribbean Sea 0 m

Dominican Republic

Lago Enriquillo -46 m

Ecuador

Pacific Ocean 0 m

Egypt

Qattara Depression -133 m

El Salvador

Pacific Ocean 0 m

Equatorial Guinea

Atlantic Ocean 0 m

Eritrea

near Kulul within the Denakil depression -75 m

Estonia

Baltic Sea 0 m

Ethiopia

Denakil -125 m

Europa Island

Indian Ocean 0 m

Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

Atlantic Ocean 0 m

Faroe Islands

Atlantic Ocean 0 m

Fiji

Pacific Ocean 0 m

Finland

Baltic Sea 0 m

France

Rhone River delta -2 m

French Guiana

Atlantic Ocean 0 m

French Polynesia

Pacific Ocean 0 m

French Southern and Antarctic Lands

Indian Ocean 0 m

Gabon

Atlantic Ocean 0 m

Gambia, The

Atlantic Ocean 0 m

Gaza Strip

Mediterranean Sea 0 m

Georgia

Black Sea 0 m

Germany

Freepsum Lake -2 m

Ghana

Atlantic Ocean 0 m

Gibraltar

Mediterranean Sea 0 m

Glorioso Islands

Indian Ocean 0 m

Greece

Mediterranean Sea 0 m

Greenland

Atlantic Ocean 0 m

Grenada

Caribbean Sea 0 m

Guadeloupe

Caribbean Sea 0 m

Guam

Pacific Ocean 0 m

Guatemala

Pacific Ocean 0 m

Guernsey

Atlantic Ocean 0 m

Guinea

Atlantic Ocean 0 m

Guinea-Bissau

Atlantic Ocean 0 m

Guyana

Atlantic Ocean 0 m

Haiti

Caribbean Sea 0 m

Heard Island and McDonald Islands

Southern Ocean 0 m

Holy See (Vatican City)

unnamed location 19 m

Honduras

Caribbean Sea 0 m

Hong Kong

South China Sea 0 m

Howland Island

Pacific Ocean 0 m

Hungary

Tisza River 78 m

Iceland

Atlantic Ocean 0 m

India

Indian Ocean 0 m

Indian Ocean

Java Trench -7,258 m

Indonesia

Indian Ocean 0 m

Iran

Caspian Sea -28 m

Iraq

Persian Gulf 0 m

Ireland

Atlantic Ocean 0 m

Israel

Dead Sea -408 m

Italy

Mediterranean Sea 0 m

Jamaica

Caribbean Sea 0 m

Jan Mayen

Norwegian Sea 0 m

Japan

Hachiro-gata -4 m

Jarvis Island

Pacific Ocean 0 m

Jersey

Atlantic Ocean 0 m

Johnston Atoll

Pacific Ocean 0 m

Jordan

Dead Sea -408 m

Juan de Nova Island

Indian Ocean 0 m

Kazakhstan

Vpadina Kaundy -132 m

Kenya

Indian Ocean 0 m

Kingman Reef

Pacific Ocean 0 m

Kiribati

Pacific Ocean 0 m

Korea, North

Sea of Japan 0 m

Korea, South

Sea of Japan 0 m

Kuwait

Persian Gulf 0 m

Kyrgyzstan

Kara-Darya 132 m

Laos

Mekong River 70 m

Latvia

Baltic Sea 0 m

Lebanon

Mediterranean Sea 0 m

Lesotho

junction of the Orange and Makhaleng Rivers 1,400 m

Liberia

Atlantic Ocean 0 m

Libya

Sabkhat Ghuzayyil -47 m

Liechtenstein

Ruggeller Riet 430 m

Lithuania

Baltic Sea 0 m

Luxembourg

Moselle River 133 m

Macau

South China Sea 0 m

Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic of

Vardar River 50 m

Madagascar

Indian Ocean 0 m

Malawi

junction of the Shire River and international boundary with Mozambique 37 m

Malaysia

Indian Ocean 0 m

Maldives

Indian Ocean 0 m

Mali

Senegal River 23 m

Malta

Mediterranean Sea 0 m

Man, Isle of

Irish Sea 0 m

Marshall Islands

Pacific Ocean 0 m

Martinique

Caribbean Sea 0 m

Mauritania

Sebkha de Ndrhamcha -3 m

Mauritius

Indian Ocean 0 m

Mayotte

Indian Ocean 0 m

Mexico

Laguna Salada -10 m

Micronesia, Federated States of

Pacific Ocean 0 m

Midway Islands

Pacific Ocean 0 m

Moldova

Nistru River 2 m

Monaco

Mediterranean Sea 0 m

Mongolia

Hoh Nuur 518 m

Montserrat

Caribbean Sea 0 m

Morocco

Sebkha Tah -55 m

Mozambique

Indian Ocean 0 m

Myanmar

Andaman Sea 0 m

Namibia

Atlantic Ocean 0 m

Nauru

Pacific Ocean 0 m

Navassa Island

Caribbean Sea 0 m

Nepal

Kanchan Kalan 70 m

Netherlands

Prins Alexanderpolder -7 m

Netherlands Antilles

Caribbean Sea 0 m

New Caledonia

Pacific Ocean 0 m

New Zealand

Pacific Ocean 0 m

Nicaragua

Pacific Ocean 0 m

Niger

Niger River 200 m

Nigeria

Atlantic Ocean 0 m

Niue

Pacific Ocean 0 m

Norfolk Island

Pacific Ocean 0 m

Northern Mariana Islands

Pacific Ocean 0 m

Norway

Norwegian Sea 0 m

Oman

Arabian Sea 0 m

Pacific Ocean

Challenger Deep in the Mariana Trench -10,924 m

Pakistan

Indian Ocean 0 m

Palau

Pacific Ocean 0 m

Palmyra Atoll

Pacific Ocean 0 m

Panama

Pacific Ocean 0 m

Papua New Guinea

Pacific Ocean 0 m

Paracel Islands

South China Sea 0 m

Paraguay

junction of Rio Paraguay and Rio Parana 46 m

Peru

Pacific Ocean 0 m

Philippines

Philippine Sea 0 m

Pitcairn Islands

Pacific Ocean 0 m

Poland

Raczki Elblaskie -2 m

Portugal

Atlantic Ocean 0 m

Puerto Rico

Caribbean Sea 0 m

Qatar

Persian Gulf 0 m

Reunion

Indian Ocean 0 m

Romania

Black Sea 0 m

Russia

Caspian Sea -28 m

Rwanda

Rusizi River 950 m

Saint Helena

Atlantic Ocean 0 m

Saint Kitts and Nevis

Caribbean Sea 0 m

Saint Lucia

Caribbean Sea 0 m

Saint Pierre and Miquelon

Atlantic Ocean 0 m

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Caribbean Sea 0 m

Samoa

Pacific Ocean 0 m

San Marino

Torrente Ausa 55 m

Sao Tome and Principe

Atlantic Ocean 0 m

Saudi Arabia

Persian Gulf 0 m

Senegal

Atlantic Ocean 0 m

Serbia and Montenegro

Adriatic Sea 0 m

Seychelles

Indian Ocean 0 m

Sierra Leone

Atlantic Ocean 0 m

Singapore

Singapore Strait 0 m

Slovakia

Bodrok River 94 m

Slovenia

Adriatic Sea 0 m

Solomon Islands

Pacific Ocean 0 m

Somalia

Indian Ocean 0 m

South Africa

Atlantic Ocean 0 m

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

Atlantic Ocean 0 m

Southern Ocean

-7,235 m at the southern end of the South Sandwich Trench

Spain

Atlantic Ocean 0 m

Spratly Islands

South China Sea 0 m

Sri Lanka

Indian Ocean 0 m

Sudan

Red Sea 0 m

Suriname

unnamed location in the coastal plain -2 m

Svalbard

Arctic Ocean 0 m

Swaziland

Great Usutu River 21 m

Sweden

Baltic Sea 0 m

Switzerland

Lake Maggiore 195 m

Syria

unnamed location near Lake Tiberias -200 m

Taiwan

South China Sea 0 m

Tajikistan

Syrdariya 300 m

Tanzania

Indian Ocean 0 m

Thailand

Gulf of Thailand 0 m

Togo

Atlantic Ocean 0 m

Tokelau

Pacific Ocean 0 m

Tonga

Pacific Ocean 0 m

Trinidad and Tobago

Caribbean Sea 0 m

Tromelin Island

Indian Ocean 0 m

Tunisia

Shatt al Gharsah -17 m

Turkey

Mediterranean Sea 0 m

Turkmenistan

Vpadina Akchanaya -81 m (note - Sarygamysh Koli is a lake in north eastern Turkmenistan whose water levels fluctuate widely; at its shallowest, its level is -110 m; it is presently at -60 m, 20 m above Vpadina Akchanaya)

Turks and Caicos Islands

Caribbean Sea 0 m

Tuvalu

Pacific Ocean 0 m

Uganda

Lake Albert 621 m

Ukraine

Black Sea 0 m

United Arab Emirates

Persian Gulf 0 m

United Kingdom

Fenland -4 m

United States

Death Valley -86 m

Uruguay

Atlantic Ocean 0 m

Uzbekistan

Sariqarnish Kuli -12 m

Vanuatu

Pacific Ocean 0 m

Venezuela

Caribbean Sea 0 m

Vietnam

South China Sea 0 m

Virgin Islands

Caribbean Sea 0 m

Wake Island

Pacific Ocean 0 m

Wallis and Futuna

Pacific Ocean 0 m

West Bank

Dead Sea -408 m

Western Sahara

Sebjet Tah -55 m

World

Dead Sea -408 m

Yemen

Arabian Sea 0 m

Zambia

Zambezi river 329 m

Zimbabwe

junction of the Runde and Save rivers 162 m
 

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