Vepor Hills - Slovakia
Vepor Hills are placed in Central Slovakia, in Banská Bystrica Region, in Banská Bystrica, Brezno, Detva, Poltár, Rimavská Sobota and Lučenec districts.
870 square kilometres
The highest hill:
Fabova hola - 1439 metres above sea level
Vepor Hills are divided into four sections, as follows:
- Fabova hola
- Sihlianska plain land
- Balocké Hills
The territory is of crystalinic origin. The area is situated in moderately warm up to cold climatic territory. Polana Protected Countryside penetrates there partially.
You can find there original forests, with virgin forest character (Dobroč Virgin Forest, Klenovský Vepor), pine-trees and beech-woods. In sections, where the forests are missing, you meet meadows, pasture land or arable land.
The area is source for:
- Black Hron rivers.
Mountains / Europe / Slovakia
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