Ural Mountains

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointGora Narodnaya (1895 m/6217 ft)
CountriesRussia (68%), Kazakhstan (32%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area2,225,431 sq km / 859,240 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent3,145 km / 1,954 mi North-South
1,647 km / 1,023 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long59° 4' N; 59° 4' E
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Map of Ural 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 Ural Mountains.
EuropeLevel 1 (Parent)
         Scandinavia-European ArcticLevel 2 (Sibling)
         Northwest EuropeLevel 2 (Sibling)
         Iberian PeninsulaLevel 2 (Sibling)
         AlpsLevel 2 (Sibling)
         Italian Peninsula and IslandsLevel 2 (Sibling)
         Eastern Europe RangesLevel 2 (Sibling)
         Balkan PeninsulaLevel 2 (Sibling)
         Ural MountainsLevel 2
                 Arctic UralsLevel 3 (Child)
                 Prepolar UralsLevel 3 (Child)
                 Northern UralsLevel 3 (Child)
                 Central UralsLevel 3 (Child)
                 Southern UralsLevel 3 (Child)
                 North Caspian Sea AreaLevel 3 (Child)
         Caucasus MountainsLevel 2 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Ural Mountains

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange3
1.Gora Narodnaya18956217Prepolar Urals
2.Gora Karpinsky18045917Prepolar Urals
3.Gora Mansinër17795836Prepolar Urals
4.Gora Komsomola17295674Prepolar Urals
5.Gora Manaraga16645458Prepolar Urals
6.Gora Neroyka16465400Prepolar Urals
7.Gora Yamantau16385374Southern Urals
8.Gora Kanzhakovskiy Kamen15705151Northern Urals
9.Gora Payer14724829Prepolar Urals
10.Gora Boktybay6572156North Caspian Sea Area
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 NamemftRange3
1.Gora Narodnaya18956217Prepolar Urals
2.Gora Yamantau16385374Southern Urals
3.Gora Kanzhakovskiy Kamen15705151Northern Urals
4.Gora Boktybay6572156North Caspian Sea Area

Photos of Peaks in the Ural Mountains

Gora Yamantau
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Yamantau, Russia, 1640 (2014-08-26). Photo by Igor Ilyin.
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