Wednesday, April 20, 2011


Received from: Poland
Category: from a friend
Date: January 2005

The Tatra Mountains, Tatras or Tatra (Tatry either in Polish and in Slovak, Tátra in Hungarian), are a mountain range which forms a natural border between Slovakia and Poland, well as are the highest mountain range in the Carpathian Mountains. Tatras occupy an area of 750 km², of which the greater part (600 km²) lies in Slovakia, with the highest peak Gerlach at 2,655 m, located north of Poprad. In turn, summit Rysy (2,499 m), located in the north-western part of Tatras, is the highest mountain in Poland.

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