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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 of High Tatras is Gerlach Peak (Gerlachovský štít) - 2 655 m. a.s.l., which is the highest peak in Slovakia. Geomorphology ...

Low Tatras (Nízke Tatry) is located in north part of central Slovakia on territories of Region Banska Bystrica (Banskobystrický kraj) - districts Banská Bystrica and Brezno, Region Žilina (Žilinský kraj) -  districts Ružomberok and Liptovský Mikuláš, and Region Presov (Prešovský kraj) - district Poprad. Low Tatras mountain range stretches about 95 km from west to east between the valleys of the rivers Váh and Hron. Highest peak is Ďumbier (2 043 m. a.s.l.). Geomorphologhy

Western Tatras (Západné Tatry) is mountain range in North Slovakia, in Region Žilina (Žilinský kraj) - district Liptovský Mikuláš. The area of mountains is  380 km2 (286 km2 in Slovakia and 94 km2 in Poland). Highest peak is Bystrá (2 248,4 m. a.s.l.). Geomorphology

Belianske Tatras (Belianske Tatry) is a mountain range in the Eastern Tatras in north-west of East Slovakia - in Region Presov (Prešovský kraj), district Poprad. The 14 km long main ridge runs in the north-south-southeast direction and in the central part main ridge of  High Tatras (Vysoké Tatry) mountains  follow up to it at right angle. The highest peak is Havran at 2 151,5 m. Like most of the area, the peak is not accessible for tourists to protect the nature. Belianske Tatras mountain range is strictly preserved, ...

Region: Region Žilina (Žilinský kraj)
Tourist location: Tatras (Tatry) - tourist location
Mountains: High Tatras (Vysoké Tatry)
Lomnický štít (Lomnický peak) is one of the highest and most visited mountain peaks in the High Tatras mountains of Slovakia. Connected by cable car  to Tatranská Lomnica, its summit is 2634 metres above sea level, making it the second highest peak in the High Tatras after Gerlachovský štít (2654 m). The first ascent was made by local shoemaker and amateur miner Štefan Fábry around 1760-1790, but the first recorded ascent was made by the English traveler Robert Townson and guide on 16 August 1793. He measured almost ...

Region: Region Žilina (Žilinský kraj)
Tourist location: Tatras (Tatry) - tourist location
Mountains: High Tatras (Vysoké Tatry)
Gerlach Peak (2655 m) is the highest in the High Tatras and in Slovakia, too. Gerlach Peak is, because of its height and breathtaking scenery, one of the most visited peaks in the High Tatras. It is possible to climb there only under the leadership of a skilled mountain guide. It is situated in the crotch of the Back Gerlach Peak (Zadný Gerlachovský štít) separated by the Gerlach saddle (Gerlachovské sedlo). The comb goes from the top of the peak to the Kotlovský Peak (Kotlový štít) where it forks and creates ...

Danubian Lowland or Danube Lowland (Podunajská nížina) is situated on the South-Western part of Slovakia. It is located on the territories of the Nitra region, Trnava region and Bratislava region. It is located between the river Danube (in the South), the Small Carpathians (in the West) and all other parts of the Western Carpathians (North and East). In the southwestern part of the Danubian lowland is situated Rye Island (Žitný ostrov) - the largest river island in Europe. Despite the fact that the territory is being ...

Bachureň is a mountain in northeastern Slovakia - in Region Presov (Prešovský kraj) in the districts Sabinov and Prešov. The highest peak is Bachureň 1 081.5 m

White Carpathians (Biele Karpaty) are a mountain range on the border of the Czech Republic and Slovakia - on Slovak territory in Region Trenčín (Trenčiansky kraj) in districts Myjava, Nové Mesto nad Váhom, Trenčín, Považská Bystrica. Highest peak is Veľká Javorina (969,8 m. a.s.l).

Branisko is a mountain range in eastern Slovakia in Region Presov (Prešovský kraj) (districts Levoča, Prešov, Sabinov) and Region Košice (Košický kraj) (districts Spišská Nová Ves, Gelnica). It is approx. 20 km long and 5 km wide mountain range in the north-south direction. Highest peak is Smrekovica with altitude 1 200 m. The mountain range is divided into two parts - subareas by Branisko saddle: the north and more massive Smrekovica with the highest peak Smrekovica (1 200 m) and the lower one, the Sľubica, with the ...

Busov is the mountain range in north-east of Slovakia in Region Presov (Prešovský kraj), district Bardejov. Highest peak is Busov (1 002 m a.s.l.). Busov is subarea of mountain range Low Beskids (Nízke Beskydy), which is situated in south-east of Poland and north-east of Slovakia.

Bukovec Mountains (Bukovské vrchy) is mountain range in Region Presov (Prešovský kraj), in district Snina, in the east Slovakia. Highest peak is Kremenec (1 221 m. a.s.l.). Highest point of Kremenec is situated outside the territory of Slovakia, approx. 150 m to the East - on the Polish-Ukrainian borders. Bukovec Mountains are part of Poloniny National Park. The territory is together with Poland and Ukraine protected areas entered into the international biosphere reserve called International East Carpathian Biosphere ...

Cerová Highlands is a mountain range in southern Slovakia, in Region Banska Bystrica (Banskobystrický kraj) - in district Rimavská Sobota and in north of Hungary. Highest peak is Karanč (725,1 m. a.s.l.). From the north it is surrounded by South-Slovak basin (Juhoslovenská kotlina), from the south forms a border with Hungary. The Hungarian part of Cerová Highlands is named  Cserhát (Cserhát-hegység).

Čergov is a mountain range in the north-east of Slovakia, in Region Presov (Prešovský kraj), in districts Bardejov and Sabinov. Highest peak is  Minčol (1157,20 m. a.s.l.). A smaller part of Čergov mountains forms borders with Poland from the north.

Black Mountain is a small mountain range in eastern Slovakia, in Region Presov (Prešovský kraj), district Prešov, part of the mountain range in south is located in the north part of Region Košice (Košický kraj) - in district Gelnica. Highest peak of Black Mountain is Roháčka (1,029 m. a.s.l.).

Choč Mountains (Chočské vrchy) is mountain range in the north of central Slovakia, in Region Žilina (Žilinský kraj), in districts  Dolný Kubín, Ružomberok a Liptovský Mikuláš. It is approx. 24 km long and on average 4 kilometers wide, max. wide is 8 km. Highest peak is Veľký Choč (1611 m. a.s.l.)

Jablunkovské medzihorie is a mountain range in north-west Slovakia in Region Žilina (Žilinský kraj) - district Čadca, in Czech Republic and Poland. Predominant area of mountains is situated on the territory of Slovakia. The highest peak is Kikula with altitude of 844,9 m. a.s.l. on the border with Poland.  

Javorie is a volcanic mountain range in southern part of central Slovakia, in  Region Banska Bystrica (Banskobystrický kraj) - district Zvolen. The highest peak is Javorie (1 043,7 m).

Maple Mountains (Javorníky) is a mountain range located in the western part of Slovakia and forms part of the borders between the Slovak and the Czech Republic, on the Slovak side on the territory of  Region Žilina (Žilinský kraj) - in districts Čadca, Žilina, Bytča  and  Region Trenčín (Trenčiansky kraj) - in districts Považská Bystrica and Púchov. The highest peak is Veľký Javorník (1 071 m. a.s.l.).

Kozie chrbty is a mountainous area in the north of central Slovakia in Region Presov (Prešovský kraj) - district Poprad. Highest peak is Kozí kameň (1 255 m. a.s.l.).

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