Everest is the highest mountain in the world, standing at 8,848 meters (29,029 feet). It is located in the Mahalangur Himal subrange of the Himalayas on the border between Sagarmatha Zone, Nepal, and Tibet, China.
The entire Himalayan mountain range is over 1,000 miles long and over 1,000 miles wide. The Himalayas cover the southern half of Asia and the northern half of India. The Himalayas are the highest mountain range in the world, but Everest is the highest peak in the Himalayas.