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Tian Shan

The Tian Shan (Chinese: 天山; celestial mountains) mountain range is located in Central Asia, in the border region of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region of western China.

The Tian Shan is culminating in Pik Pobedy (Victory Peak), at 7439m, which is also the highest point in Kyrgyzstan.

The Torugart Pass (3752 m) is located at the border between China and Kyrgyzstan.

See also: Geography of China