|degree of latitude:||38° 38 ′ N|
|degree of longitude:||75° 20 ′ E|
|Erstbesteigung:||1981; British team|
|rise:||Very heavy full speed|
of the Kongur dominates with the Muztagata (7,546 m) over the area of the desert Taklamakan. The mountain is in the west of the Chinese province Xinjiang. There it is appropriate for the Chinese tadschikische border in the east of the Pamirgebirges of some southwest from Kaschgar and only somewhat east, behind which under others the well-known Pamir summits spades communism and spades Lenin rise.
ways of its hidden situation the mountain only 1900 was discovered. First attempts of a mounting 1956 failed. The Erstbesteigung succeeded only 1981 by a British expedition under Chris Bonington, aluminium Rouse, Peter Boardman and Joe Tasker. The mountain is considered as extremely difficult, in particular because of the very unfriendly weather conditions. Second mounting succeeded to 1989 a Japanese team. In the summer 2004 three Russian Seilschaften reached the summit - third, fourth and fifth mounting of the mountain.