Slovakia Paradise (Slovenský ráj) - Slovakia
Extent: 19 736 ha
This mountain range forms part of Slovak Iron Ore Mountains, belonging to complex of Spiš-Gemer Karst. It is located in north part of Slovakia in districts of Spišská Nová Ves and Poprad. It is made from limestones and dolomites, and partially from sandstones and slates.
Highest peak: Ondrejisko (1270 m)
Surface: is afforested, in south there are to be found fir-woods and beech-woods, in north pine-wood forests.
All this area is very popular and visited by tourists, including its nature beauties and karst caves, canyons and precipices.
Protected Countryside Area Slovakian Paradise was declared as National Park in 1988.
Mountains / Europe / Slovakia
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