Tatra mountains (Tatry)

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Tatra mountains (Tatry) Tatra (Tatry) mountains is situated in northern Slovakia and southern Poland. In territory of Slovakia Tatra mountains is located in Region Presov (Prešovský kraj)  - districts Poprad and Kežmarok and Region Žilina (Žilinský kraj) - district Liptovský Mikuláš. It is geomorphologic whole of Fatra-Tatra Area (Fatransko-tatranská oblasť). Area of Tatra mountains has area 786 km2 (in Poland and Slovakia) - in territory of Slovakia 610 km2, in territory of Poland 176 km2. The highest peak is Gerlach Peak (Gerlachovský štít) - 2 655 m. a.s.l., which is also the highest peak in Slovakia.
Geomorphology
From a geomorphological point of view Tatra mountains (Tatry) 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 Tatra mountains (Tatry) is divided into subwholes: East Tatras (Východné Tatry), Western Tatras (Západné Tatry).

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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