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Carpathian Mountains

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointGerlachovský štít (2654 m/8707 ft)
CountriesHungary (28%), Slovakia (21%), Romania (18%), Ukraine (14%), Poland (12%), Serbia (4%), Czech Republic (2%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesWojewodztwo Podkarpackie (6%), Zakarpats’ka (6%), Wojewodztwo Malopolskie (5%), Ivano-Frankivsk (4%), Suceava (4%), Bács-Kiskun (4%), Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén (3%), L’viv (3%), Pest (3%), Harghita (3%), Maramureş (3%), Somogy (2%), Neamţ (2%), Fejér (2%), Baranya (2%), Veszprém (2%), Bistriţa-Năsăud (2%), Tolna (2%), Zala (2%), Heves (2%), Bacău (2%), Zlín (1%), Wojewodztwo Slaskie (1%), Chernivitsi (1%), Mureş (1%), Nógrád (1%), Moravia-Silesia (1%), Komárom-Esztergom (1%), Covasna (1%), Jász-Nagykun-Szolnok (1%), Csongrád (1%), Vas (1%), Satu Mare (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area234,228 sq km / 90,436 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent621 km / 386 mi North-South
824 km / 512 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long47° 57' N; 24° 20' E
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Map of Carpathian Mountains
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Carpathian Mountains.
Eastern Europe RangesLevel 2 (Parent)
         Southeast Baltic PlainsLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Bohemian RangesLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Carpathian MountainsLevel 3
         Southern CarpathiansLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Ukrainian PlainsLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Central RussiaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         North RussiaLevel 3 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the Carpathian Mountains

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Gerlachovský štít26548707 
2.Lomnický štít26348642 
3.L'adovy štít26278619 
4.Pysny štít26238606 
5.Lavínový štít26068550 
6.Malá L'adový štít26038540 
7.Kotlový štít26018533 
8.Kezmarsky štít25568386 
9.Vysoka25478356 
10.Končistá25388327 
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.



Photos of Peaks in the Carpathian Mountains

Gerlachovský štít

Clouds appear to be devouring the high massif of Gerlach, highest point in the High Tatra (1993-08).
Rysy

Approaching the high crest of the Tatra, near Rysy, from the south (Slovak) side of the range (1993-08).
Rysy-North Peak
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Approaching the summit of Rysy (North Peak) and Poland's highest point (2014-10-05). Photo by Mark McAllister.
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Kriváň
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Kriváň - view from Czerwone Wierchy (2013-09-07). Photo by Szaniszló Uherkovich.
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Soliskový hrb
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Soliskový hrb / Szoliszkó-púp as it can be seen from Predné Solisko / Elülső-Szoliszkó-kúp. Photo taken by Judit Iváncsics (I'm on the pic walking towards the peak). I edited the photo before uploading it (2006-08-09). Photo by Szaniszló Uherkovich.
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Kresanica
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Krzesanica (2013-09-07). Photo by Szaniszló Uherkovich.
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Gora Goverla
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The summit of Gora Goverla decorated with Ukrainian flags (2014-10-08). Photo by Mark McAllister.
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Belianska Kopa
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The peak of Belianska kopa (2009-08-01). Photo by Szaniszló Uherkovich.
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Babia Góra
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It was frosty on the top of Babia Góra at the end of May.. (2013-05-27). Photo by Szaniszló Uherkovich.
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Veľký Rozsutec
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Veľký Rozsutec in winter, viewed from the south (2015-02-14). Photo by Malek Belhadj.
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