Cordillera Cantabrica

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointTorrecerredo (2648 m/8688 ft)
States/ProvincesCastilla y León (50%), Asturias (17%), Basque Country (11%), Galicia (9%), Cantabria (9%), Navarra (4%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area60,892 sq km / 23,511 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent249 km / 155 mi North-South
489 km / 304 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long42° 32' N; 4° 44' W
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Map of Cordillera Cantabrica
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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 Cordillera Cantabrica.
Iberian PeninsulaLevel 2 (Parent)
         Portugal-GaliciaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Cordillera CantabricaLevel 3
                 Western Cordillera CantabricaLevel 4 (Child)
                 Central Cordillera CantabricaLevel 4 (Child)
                 Eastern Cordillera CantabricaLevel 4 (Child)
                 Montes VascosLevel 4 (Child)
         PyreneesLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Castile RangesLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Sistema IbericoLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Balearic IslandsLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Andalucian RangesLevel 3 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Cordillera Cantabrica

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Torrecerredo26488688Central Cordillera Cantabrica
2.Torre de Llambrión26428668Central Cordillera Cantabrica
3.Peña Vieja26148576Central Cordillera Cantabrica
4.Torre Blanca26098560Central Cordillera Cantabrica
5.Tiros Navarro25998527Central Cordillera Cantabrica
6.Peña Santa de Castilla25968517Central Cordillera Cantabrica
7.Torre de la Párdida25848478Central Cordillera Cantabrica
8.Peña Prieta25398330Central Cordillera Cantabrica
9.Peña de Infierno25378323Central Cordillera Cantabrica
10.Naranjo de Bulnes25198264Central Cordillera Cantabrica
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.
Child Range High Points
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Torrecerredo26488688Central Cordillera Cantabrica
2.Picos del Fontán24147920Western Cordillera Cantabrica
3.Castro Valnera17185636Eastern Cordillera Cantabrica
4.Aitzkorri15515089Montes Vascos

Photos of Peaks in the Cordillera Cantabrica

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Summit marker of Codés (2018-07-05). Photo by Brad Dozier.
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