Tribeč - Slovakia
Tribeč is a nucleus mountain range, situated in West Slovakia, in Nitra, Trenčín and Banská Bystrica Regions, in Nitra, Partizanske, Prievidza, Topolčany, Zlaté Moravce and Žarnovica districts. The complex belongs to Fatra-Tatra area, forming a part of Internal West Carpathian Mountains.
496 square kilometres
The highest hill:
Great Tribeč - 829 metres above sea level
Tribeč Hills have a form of triangle headland which is placed into Danube plain land. Its nucleus is constructed with granite highlands and crystalic slates. This hilly range is 50 kilometres long, with maximal width of 18 kilometres.
The hilly range is covered with leafy woods (oaks, beech-woods). In south-east, the vineyards are to be found, and orchards are to be appeared on some places. Central ridge has mountaneous relief, the range has a character of hilly lands along its periphery. Tribeč is well-known with rich appearance and breeding of roebucks, deers, moufflons and wild boars.
From highest sections of this hilly range, towards the foot, cold climatic area comes to moderate warm and warm climatic area. This hilly range forms Nitra Protected Countryside. You can find there very dense nest of tourist trails, including several nature reservations, mysterious ruins of local castles, as well as historical and cultural monuments.
Mountains / Europe / Slovakia
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