Thuringer Wald

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointBeerberg (982 m/3222 ft)
States/ProvincesThüringen (68%), Bavaria (11%), Hessen (11%), Sachsen-Anhalt (6%), Lower Saxony (3%), Saxony (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area17,995 sq km / 6,948 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent179 km / 111 mi North-South
224 km / 139 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long50° 50' N; 11° 3' E
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Map of Thuringer Wald
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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 Thuringer Wald.
German HighlandsLevel 3 (Parent)
         North Sea LowlandsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Central German HighlandsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         HarzLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Thuringer WaldLevel 4
         SchwarzwaldLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Schwabische AlbLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Frankische AlbLevel 4 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Thuringer Wald

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange5
3.Großer Inselsberg9173009 
4.Unterer Beerberg8862907 
6.Kasseler Kuppe7542474 
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 Thuringer Wald

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The highest point of the Beerberg (2018-11-24). Photo by Nico Langerak.
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Kasseler Kuppe
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Historic triangulation pillar on Kasseler Kuppe's spacious summit plateau. There's slightly higher terrain a few meters further northeast (2020-05-30). Photo by Habakuk Tibatong.
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