Southern Urals

Range TypeGeographically-defined sub-range
Highest PointGora Yamantau (1638 m/5374 ft)
CountriesRussia (71%), Kazakhstan (29%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesBashkortostan (24%), Orenburg (17%), Chelyabinsk (14%), Tatarstan (7%), Samara (6%), Ul’yanovsk (2%), Kurgan (2%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area488,234 sq km / 188,508 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent713 km / 443 mi North-South
1,174 km / 729 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long52° 44' N; 57° 9' E
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Map of Southern Urals
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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 Southern Urals.
Ural MountainsLevel 2 (Parent)
         Arctic UralsLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Prepolar UralsLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Northern UralsLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Central UralsLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Southern UralsLevel 3
         North Caspian Sea AreaLevel 3 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Southern Urals

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Gora Yamantau16385374 
2.Zhigulevskiy Zapovednik3841260 
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 Southern Urals

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