High altitude cities globally

This statistic is a ranking of the world's tallest permanent cities as of 2016. As of this time, Shigatse, Tibet was one of the highest cities in the world, standing at an altitude of 3836 meters above sea level. It is the second largest city and has grown around the Tashilhunpo Monastery where the Panchen Lama resides.

Ranking of the highest cities in the world

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Release date

February 2016

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2016

Supplementary notes

* Mining cities.

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