Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointGroßer Arber (1456 m/4777 ft)
CountriesCzech Republic (99%), Germany (95%), Austria (6%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesBavaria (47%), Plzeň (23%), South Bohemia (18%), Central Bohemia (8%), Oberösterreich (3%), Karlovy Vary (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area25,665 sq km / 9,909 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent228 km / 142 mi North-South
207 km / 129 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long49° 24' N; 13° 3' E
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Map of Bohmerwald
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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 Bohmerwald.
Bohemian RangesLevel 3 (Parent)
         ErzgebirgeLevel 4 (Sibling)
         SudetyLevel 4 (Sibling)
         BohmerwaldLevel 4
         Czech-Moravian HillsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         North Danube HillsLevel 4 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Bohmerwald

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange5
1.Großer Arber14564777 
2.Großer Rachel14524764 
3.Kleiner Arber13844541 
5.Velká Mokrůvka13704495 
6.Bayerischer Plöckenstein13644475 
8.Jezerní Hora13434406 
10.Großer Falkenstein13124304 
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 Bohmerwald

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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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Čerchov 1042 m - Český les (2015-11-25). Photo by Jan Matiášek.
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