Sulov Hills - Slovakia
Sulov Hills Range is situated in north-west part of Slovakia, in Žilina and Trenčín Regions, in Bytča, Považská Bystrica and Žilina districts. The complex belongs to Fatra-Tatra area, which forms a part of Internal West Carpathian Mountains.
193 square kilometres
The highest hill:
Velký Manín – 891 metres above sea level
Sulov Hills is quite small mountain range, easy for passage. It is built with internal-Carpathian paleogenne, where rocky formations, valleys and small mountain basins are surpassing. This inverse making erosion relief is typical for the whole hill range.
The surface has highland and mountaneous character.
Sulov Hills belong to moderate warm and cold climatic area.
The hills are divided into three sections, as follows:
- The Rocks
- Sulov Rocks
- Manin Highland
Most of the territory is covered with mixed forests, the edges are missing of forests, and are being used as agricultural surfaces at present. Sulov-Hradná is functioning as a centre of this area. Sulov Hills form a part of Strážov Hills Protected National Countryside, declared in 1989.
Mountains / Europe / Slovakia
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