Levoča Hills - Slovakia
Levoča Hills are placed in north of Slovakia, in east direction from High Tatra Mountains, in Region of Prešov. Except Levoča district town, the hills penetrate to Kežmarok, Sabinov and Lubovňa districts.
625 square kilometres
The highest hill:
Černá hora (Black Hill) - 1289 metres above sea level
Levoča Hills are granite mountain range, belonging to Podholno-Magura area. It is formed with sandstones, slates and conglomerate layers. The hills are placed in rain shadow of Tatra Mountains, in moderately warm, up to cold climatic area.
Levoča Hills are covered with pine-wood forests, with mixture of fir-woods. In its south part, mainly beech-wood and oak forests with fir-woods dominate. Non-afforested territories serve as meadows, pasture lands or arable soil.
Torysa-river has its spring here.
Mountains / Europe / Slovakia
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