Little Carpathians (Malé Karpaty)

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Little Carpathians (Malé Karpaty) is a low about 100 km long mountain range in West Slovakia in Region Bratislava (Bratislavský kraj) - Bratislava, districts Pezinok, Malacky, in Region Trnava (Trnavský kraj) - districts Trnava, Piešťany, Senica, in Region Trenčín (Trenčiansky kraj) - districts Nové Mesto nad Váhom, Myjava. Highest peak is Záruby (768 m. a.s.l.).

The width of the mountain range is small, widest point is only 16 km, at the narrowest point is its width less than 3 kilometres. The geographical part of the Little Carpathians are the Hainburger Berge (Hundsheimer Berge) in Austria, separated from the Little Carpathians by Danube river and Devín Gate (Devínska brána). Devín Gate is a natural gate in the Danube valley at the border of Slovakia and Austria.
From a geomorphological point of view Little Carpathians (Malé Karpaty) as a geomorphological whole is part of area Fatra-Tatra (Fatransko-tatranská oblasť) : System: Alpine-Himalayan system -> Subsystem: Carpathians (Karpaty) -> Province: West Carpathians (Západné Karpaty) -> Subprovince: Inner West Carpathians (Vnútorné Západné Karpaty) -> Area: Fatra-Tatra Area (Fatransko-tatranská oblasť). Whole Little Carpathians (Malé Karpaty) is divided into subwholes: Brezovské Karpaty, Čachtické Karpaty, Devínske Karpaty, Pezinské Karpaty.

Fatra-Tatra Area (Fatransko-tatranská oblasť)
Lučensko-košická zníženina
Matransko-slanská oblasť
Nízke Beskydy
Podhôľno-magurská oblasť
Poloniny
Slovak-Moravian Carpathians (Slovensko-moravské Karpaty)
Slovenské rudohorie
Slovenské stredohorie
Stredné Beskydy
Vihorlatsko-gutinská oblasť
Východné Beskydy
Západné Beskydy
Danubian Lowland (Podunajská nížina)
Eastern Slovak Lowland (Východoslovenská nížina)
Záhorská lowland (Záhorská nížina)
Juhomoravská panva
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