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Noshaq (or Nowshak) is the highest mountain in Afghanistan. It is the second highest independent peak of the Hindu Kush after Tirich Mir (7,690 m (25,230 ft)). Noshaq is located in the northeastern corner of the country along the Durand line. It is the westernmost 7,000 m (22,966 ft) peak in the world. The north and west sides of the mountain are in Afghanistan. The south and eastern sides are in Pakistan. Easy access to the middle of Noshaq would be in Chitral, Pakistan