Aconcagua (Spanish pronunciation: [akoŋˈkaɣwa]) is a mountain in the Principal Cordillera of the Andes mountain range, in Mendoza Province, Argentina. It is the highest mountain outside of Asia (although there are 189 mountains higher than it in Asia alone), being the highest in both the Southern and Western Hemispheres with a summit elevation of 6,960. 8 metres (22,837 ft). It lies 112 km (70 mi) northwest of the provincial capital, the city of Mendoza, about five km (3. 1 mi) from San Juan Province, and 15 km (9. 3 mi) from Argentina's border with neighbouring Chile. The mountain is one of the so-called Seven Summits of the seven continents.