Bohemian Ranges

Range TypeBogus mountain grouping for this site
Highest PointSněžka (1602 m/5256 ft)
CountriesCzech Republic (54%), Germany (19%), Poland (18%), Austria (9%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesWojewodztwo Dolnoslaskie (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%), Wojewodztwo Lubuskie (3%), Pardubice (3%), Województwo 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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Note: Range borders shown on map are an approximation and are not authoritative.
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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
2.Luční hora15565105Sudety
3.Studniční hora15545098Sudety
4.Vysoké Kolo15094951Sudety
6.Stříbrný hřeben14904888Sudety
7.Großer Arber14564777Bohmerwald
8.Großer Rachel14524764Bohmerwald
10.Králický Sněžník14244672Sudety
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
2.Großer Arber14564777Bohmerwald
4.Javořice8372746Czech-Moravian Hills
5.Bisamberg3581175North Danube Hills

Photos of Peaks in the Bohemian Ranges

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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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About half way to the top, and already an amazing view of Prague (2007-03-29). Photo by Max Rees.
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