High Tatras (Vysoké Tatry)


High Tatras (Vysoké Tatry) is highest mountain range in Slovakia and is the only mountain range in Slovakia with an Alpine character. It is located in the north of Central Slovakia in Region Presov (Prešovský kraj) - districts Poprad, Kežmarok and in Region Žilina (Žilinský kraj) - district Liptovský Mikuláš.


The area of mountains is 341 km² (260 km² in Slovakia and 81 km² in Poland).

Highest peak

Highest peak of High Tatras is Gerlach Peak (Gerlachovský štít) - 2 655 m. a.s.l., which is the highest peak in Slovakia. More information can be found in the Hills and peaks section.

Division of the High Tatras mountain range

From a geomorphological point of view High Tatras (Vysoké Tatry) as a geomorphological part is part of sub-whole East Tatras (Východné Tatry). Part High Tatras (Vysoké Tatry) is not divided into subsections. More information can be found in the Division section.