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Bohemian Ranges

Range TypeBogus mountain grouping for this site
Highest PointSněžka (1603 m/5259 ft)
CountriesCzech Republic (108%), Germany (37%), Poland (36%), Austria (19%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesDolnośląskie (11%), Saxony (9%), Bavaria (9%), Central Bohemia (8%), South Bohemia (7%), Niederösterreich (7%), Plzeň (6%), Vysočina (5%), South Moravia (5%), Ústi nad Labem (4%), Olomouc (4%), Hradec Králové (4%), Lubuskie (3%), Pardubice (3%), Opolskie (3%), Moravia-Silesia (2%), Karlovy Vary (2%), Liberec (2%), Oberösterreich (2%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area134,702 sq km / 52,008 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent448 km / 278 mi North-South
480 km / 298 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long50° 8' N; 14° 59' E
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Map of Bohemian Ranges
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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 Bohemian Ranges.
Eastern Europe RangesLevel 2 (Parent)
         Southeast Baltic PlainsLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Bohemian RangesLevel 3
                 ErzgebirgeLevel 4 (Child)
                 SudetyLevel 4 (Child)
                 BohmerwaldLevel 4 (Child)
                 Czech-Moravian HillsLevel 4 (Child)
                 North Danube HillsLevel 4 (Child)
         Carpathian MountainsLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Southern CarpathiansLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Ukrainian PlainsLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Central RussiaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         North RussiaLevel 3 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the Bohemian Ranges

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Sněžka16035259Sudety
2.Luční hora15565105Sudety
3.Studniční hora15545098Sudety
4.Vysoké Kolo15094951Sudety
5.Praděd14914892Sudety
6.Stříbrný hřeben14904888Sudety
7.Violík14714826Sudety
8.Vysoka Hole14654806Sudety
9.Großer Arber14564777Bohmerwald
10.Großer Rachel14524764Bohmerwald
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.Sněžka16035259Sudety
2.Großer Arber14564777Bohmerwald
3.Klínovec12444081Erzgebirge
4.Sternstein11223681North Danube Hills
5.Javořice8372746Czech-Moravian Hills



Photos of Peaks in the Bohemian Ranges

Sněžka
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The summit of Sněžka with chapel and two visitor centers, taken from the Czech-Polish border (2012-06-23). Photo by Andrew Rankine.
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Vysoké Kolo
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Vysoké Kolo in the background with the cirque Śnieżne Kotły and a radio mast to its right (2012-06-24). Photo by Andrew Rankine.
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Praděd
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Praded, from the south (2010-07-26). Photo by Mark Trengove.
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Králický Sněžník
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Śnieżnik as seen from the summit of Średniak (2019-05-27). Photo by Damian Wieczorkiewicz.
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Plechý
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The summit of Plechý, highpoint of Jihočeský kraj, one of 14 regions of the Czech Republic. This peak lies a few kilometers from the tri-border point of Czech Republic, Austria, and Germany, in Šumava National Park (2014-07-15). Photo by Andrew Rankine.
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Fichtelberg
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with traditional Erzgebirge xmas decoration (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schwibbogen) (2019-12-20). Photo by Mr. L.
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Średniak
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Śnieżnik as seen from the summit of Średniak (2019-05-27). Photo by Damian Wieczorkiewicz.
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Čerchov
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Čerchov 1042 m - Český les (2015-11-25). Photo by Jan Matiášek.
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Ještěd
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Ještěd 1012 m (2016-06-01). Photo by Jan Matiášek.
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Szczeliniec Wielki
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Szczeliniec Mały (left) and Szczeliniec Wielki (right) as seen from the village of Karłów (2020-09-18). Photo by Damian Wieczorkiewicz.
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