Lesser Caucasus

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointAragats Lerr (4090 m/13,419 ft)
CountriesArmenia (45%), Azerbaijan (38%), Georgia (15%), Turkey (2%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area76,524 sq km / 29,546 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent351 km / 218 mi North-South
455 km / 283 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long40° 26' N; 45° 46' E
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Map of Lesser Caucasus
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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 Lesser Caucasus.
Caucasus MountainsLevel 2 (Parent)
         Western CaucasusLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Central CaucasusLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Eastern CaucasusLevel 3 (Sibling)
         Lesser CaucasusLevel 3

Major Peaks of the Lesser Caucasus

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange4
1.Aragats Lerr409013,419 
2.Aragats Western Peak400113,127 
3.Kapudzhukh Lerr390512,812 
8.Mta Didi Abduli330110,830 
9.Akbaba Dağı30439984 
10.Mtatsminda Mountain7272385 
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 Lesser Caucasus

Aragats Lerr
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Summit ridge to north peak (2013-08-30). Photo by Lars Holme.
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