15 Highest Mountains in Europe

Europe is the continent consists of many countries. The continent is full of awesome landscapes, hilly terrain, and ice-capped mountains. Entire Europe consists of mountain ranges and highlands. The Caucasus and Alps are the mountain massif ranges with many highest mountains and stretched in many countries in the continent of Europe. Here, the rank of Highest Mountains listed by elevation (height from sea level), the highest point of the mountains.

15. Coma Pedrosa

Coma Pedrosa

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Coma Pedrosa is the highest mountain in Andorra and popular tourist destination. The mountain covered by the beauty of its hills and valleys. Coma Pedrosa located in Parish of La Massana in Andorra, its prominence 434 meters.

Elevation: 2,942 meters
Country: Andorra

14. Zugspitze


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Zugspitze is the highest mountain in Germany, lies between Austria and Germany nations. its prominence is 1,746 meters, and surrounded by beautiful scenery with the green trap. It was first climbed by Josef Naus in 1820. There are three cable cars installed to reach the top of the Zugspitze and average 500,000 people transport to the summit each year.

Elevation: 2,962 meters
Country: Austria, Germany

13. Mulhacen


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Mulhacen lies in Granada in Spain, within the beautiful region. It is the part of the Sierra Nevada, Prominence 3,285 meters. Mulhacen is positioned entirely outside of the Caucasus Mountains and the Alps.

Elevation: 3,478.6 meters
Country: Spain

12. Grossglockner


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Grossglockner mountain lies between Carinthia and East Tyrol in Austria, the highest mountain in Austria with its prominence of 2,423 meters. It consists of two pinnacles and pyramid-shaped peak.

Elevation: 3,798 meters
Country: Austria

11. Bazarduzu

Mount Bazarduzu

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Mount Bazarduzu is lying in the Greater Caucasus range on the border between Russia and Azerbaijan with the prominence of 2,454 meters. It is the highest peak in Azerbaijan.

Elevation: 4,466 meters
Country: Azerbaijan, Russia

10. Dom

Dom Mountain

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Dom mountain is the second highest in Switzerland, first ascent in 1858 and its prominence is 1,046 meters. Dom lying in the Pennine Alps, the Dom mountain massif located entirely in Switzerland.

Elevation: 4,545 meters
Country: Switzerland

9. Monte Rosa

Monte Rosa

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Monte Rosa is an ice-covered mountain massif, located in the eastern part of the Pennine Alps lies between Switzerland and Italy nations. This mountain massif forms vertical and biggest vertical mountain in Europe and it has many slopes. There are around 17 peaks considered to be part of the Monte Rosa massif.

Elevation: 4,634 meters
Country: Switzerland, Italy

8. Ushba

Ushba Peak -Spire-Shaped

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Ushba is one of the highest mountains in the Svaneti region of Georgia and also bordered by Russia. It is a spire-shaped beautiful mountain, considered by expert climbers as the hardest ascent in the Caucasus range. Its first ascent in 1903 by B. Ricmer-Rickmers, Northeast Ridge is the easiest route to climb.

Elevation: 4,710 meters
Country: Georgia

7. Mont Blanc

Mont Blanc

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Mont Blanc, also known as Monte Blanco is the second-highest peak in Europe by prominence (4696 meters) after Mount Elbrus. It is located between two countries in Aosta Valley, Italy and Haute-Savote in France.

Elevation: 4,808.73 meters
Country: Italy, France

6. Mount Kazbek

Mount Kazbek

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Mount Kazbek is located in the Kazbegi district of Georgia nation. its prominence height is 2,353 meters, is the third highest mountain in Georgia, and second highest volcanic summit in the Caucasus.

Elevation: 5,047 meters
Country: Georgia

5. Janga Mountain

Janga Mountain

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Janga mountain is one of the highest points of the Greater Caucasus Mountain Range, located in between Georgia and Russia. its most part heavily glaciated. its prominence is 335 meters.

Elevation: 5,051 meters
Country: Georgia, Russia

4. Mount Ararat

Mount Ararat

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Mount Ararat is the fourth highest mountain in Europe, located in the Armenian Highland in Turkey with a prominence elevation of 3,611 meters. Mount Ararat is the highest peak in Georgia and its massif is about 40 km in diameter.

Elevation: 5,137 meters
Country: Georgia

3. Shkhara


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Shkhara located in the Svaneti region in the Caucasus mountain range. This mountain first climbed in 1888 by U.Almer, J. Cockin, and C. Roth. its prominence height is 1,357 meters. its north face lies on the Russian side, it has several routes to climb.

Elevation: 5,193 meters
Country: Turkey

2. Dychtau


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Dychtau is lying in the Caucasus Mountains in Kabardino-Balkaria in Russia, it is the second highest mountains in Europe with the prominence of 2.002 meters. The first ascent by Mummery and Zarfluh in 1988.

Elevation: 5,205 meters
Country: Russia

1. Mount Elbrus


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Mount Elbrus is the highest mountains in Europe. it is a form of the Caucasus Mountains in Southern Russia, has two summits west summit (5,642 meters), East summit (5,621 meters). Mount Elbrus is the tenth most prominent (4,741 meters) peak in the world.

Elevation: 5,642 meters
Country: Russia

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