Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointSněžka (1603 m/5259 ft)
CountriesPoland (49%), Czech Republic (41%), Germany (11%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesDolnoslaskie (30%), Saxony (10%), Hradec Králové (10%), Lubuskie (9%), Opolskie (9%), Olomouc (7%), Moravia-Silesia (7%), Liberec (6%), Central Bohemia (5%), Pardubice (4%), Ústi nad Labem (2%), Slaskie (1%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area49,739 sq km / 19,204 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent310 km / 193 mi North-South
347 km / 215 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long50° 45' N; 15° 53' E
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Map of Sudety
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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 Sudety.
Bohemian RangesLevel 3 (Parent)
         ErzgebirgeLevel 4 (Sibling)
         SudetyLevel 4
         BohmerwaldLevel 4 (Sibling)
         Czech-Moravian HillsLevel 4 (Sibling)
         North Danube HillsLevel 4 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Sudety

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange5
2.Luční hora15565105 
3.Studniční hora15545098 
4.Vysoké Kolo15094951 
6.Stříbrný hřeben14904888 
7.Violík / Labski Szczyt14714826 
9.Králický Sněžník14244672 
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 Sudety

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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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