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Taurus Mountains

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointKizilkaya (3767 m/12,359 ft)
CountriesTurkey
States/Provincesİçel (26%), Antalya (17%), Adana (17%), Konya (15%), Karaman (10%), Niğde (6%), Isparta (5%), Kayseri (4%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area61,601 sq km / 23,784 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent261 km / 162 mi North-South
465 km / 289 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long37° 11' N; 33° 25' E
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Map of Taurus 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 Taurus Mountains.
AnatoliaLevel 2 (Parent)
         Western AnatoliaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Pontic MountainsLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Central AnatoliaLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Taurus MountainsLevel 3
         Southeast AnatoliaLevel 3 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the Taurus Mountains

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Kizilkaya376712,359 
2.Demirkazik375612,323 
3.Engin Tepe372312,215 
4.Medetsiz Tepe352411,562 
5.Dedegol Tepesi29809777 
6.Geyik Daglari28779439 
7.Akdað24508038 
8.Cebelireis16485407 
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 Taurus Mountains

Medetsiz Tepe
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Scree on the path to Medetsiz Tepe, Turkey (2011-07-20). Photo by Ken Jones.
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