List of highest points of European countries

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This article lists the highest natural elevation of each sovereign state on the continent of Europe defined physiographically. States sometimes associated with Europe politically and culturally, but not geographically part of Europe, are not included in this list of physical features (with the exception of Armenia, Cyprus, Kazakhstan and Turkey - marked with a N/A rank entry).

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Not all points in this list are mountains or hills, some are simply elevations that are not distinguishable as geographical features.

Notes are provided where territorial disputes or inconsistencies affect the listings. Some countries such as Denmark (Greenland), Netherlands (Saba), Norway (Queen Maud Land), Spain (Canary Islands), and Turkey (Ararat) have part of their territory and their high points outside of Europe; their non-European high points are mentioned in the Notes.

For more details about Serbian and Kosovan highest points and ranks see Talk page as well as the discussion at List of mountains in Kosovo and its Talk page.

Three other entries of partially recognized countries with highest points in Europe are listed and ranked in italics. For more details see List of states with limited recognition.

Rank
Country
Highest point
Elevation
14 Flag of Albania.svg Albania Mount Korab 2,764 m (9,068 ft)
10 Flag of Andorra.svg Andorra Coma Pedrosa 2,942 m (9,652 ft)
N/A Flag of Armenia.svg Armenia Mount Aragats 4,090 m (13,419 ft)
7 Flag of Austria.svg Austria Grossglockner 3,798 m (12,461 ft)
6 Flag of Azerbaijan.svg Azerbaijan Mount Bazardüzü 4,466 m (14,652 ft)
41 Flag of Belarus.svg Belarus Dzyarzhynskaya Hara 345 m (1,132 ft)
37 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Belgium Signal de Botrange 694 m (2,277 ft)
21 Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina.svg Bosnia and Herzegovina Maglić 2,386 m (7,828 ft)
11 Flag of Bulgaria.svg Bulgaria Musala 2,925 m (9,596 ft)
29 Flag of Croatia.svg Croatia Dinara 1,831 m (6,007 ft)
N/A Flag of Cyprus.svg Cyprus Mount Olympus 1,952 m (6,404 ft)
30 Flag of the Czech Republic.svg Czech Republic Sněžka 1,603 m (5,259 ft)
46 Flag of Denmark.svg Denmark Møllehøj [1] 171 m (561 ft)
N/A Flag of Denmark.svg Denmark (Greenland) Gunnbjørn Fjeld [1] 3,694 m (12,119 ft)
43 Flag of Estonia.svg Estonia Suur Munamägi 318 m (1,043 ft)
32 Flag of Finland.svg Finland Halti 1,324 m (4,344 ft)
3 Flag of France.svg France Mont Blanc [2] [3] 4,809 m (15,778 ft)
2 Flag of Georgia.svg Georgia Shkhara 5,201 m (17,064 ft)
9 Flag of Germany.svg Germany Zugspitze 2,962 m (9,718 ft)
12 Flag of Greece.svg Greece Mount Olympus 2,917 m (9,570 ft)
35 Flag of Hungary.svg Hungary Kékes 1,014 m (3,327 ft)
26 Flag of Iceland.svg Iceland Hvannadalshnúkur 2,110 m (6,923 ft)
33 Flag of Ireland.svg Ireland (Republic of) Carrauntoohil 1,041 m (3,415 ft)
3 Flag of Italy.svg Italy Monte Bianco [2] [3] 4,809 m (15,778 ft)
39 Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Kazakhstan Otpan [4] 556 m (1,824 ft)
N/A Flag of Kazakhstan.svg Kazakhstan Khan Tengri [4] 7,010 m (22,999 ft)
16 Flag of Kosovo.svg Kosovo [5] Velika Rudoka 2,658 m (8,720 ft)
44 Flag of Latvia.svg Latvia Gaiziņkalns 312 m (1,024 ft)
18 Flag of Liechtenstein.svg Liechtenstein Vorder Grauspitz 2,599 m (8,527 ft)
45 Flag of Lithuania.svg Lithuania Aukštojas Hill 294 m (965 ft)
38 Flag of Luxembourg.svg Luxembourg Kneiff 560 m (1,837 ft)
47 Flag of Malta.svg Malta Ta' Dmejrek 253 m (830 ft)
40 Flag of Moldova.svg Moldova Bălănești Hill 430 m (1,411 ft)
48 Flag of Monaco.svg Monaco Chemin des Révoires 163 m (535 ft)
20 Flag of Montenegro.svg Montenegro Zla Kolata 2,534 m (8,314 ft)
42 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands Vaalserberg [6] 321 m (1,053 ft)
N/A Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands Mount Scenery [6] 887 m (2,910 ft)
14 Flag of North Macedonia.svg North Macedonia Mount Korab 2,764 m (9,068 ft)
23 Flag of Norway.svg Norway Galdhøpiggen 2,469 m (8,100 ft)
N/A Flag of Norway.svg Norway Jøkulkyrkja [7] 3,148 m (10,328 ft)
22 Flag of Poland.svg Poland Rysy (NW summit) 2,499 m (8,199 ft)
24 Flag of Portugal.svg Portugal Mount Pico [8] 2,351 m (7,713 ft)
N/A Flag of Portugal.svg Portugal Serra da Estrela [8] 1,993 m (6,539 ft)
19 Flag of Romania.svg Romania Moldoveanu Peak 2,544 m (8,346 ft)
1 Flag of Russia.svg Russia Mount Elbrus [9] 5,642 m (18,510 ft)
36 Flag of San Marino.svg San Marino Monte Titano 749 m (2,457 ft)
25 Flag of Serbia.svg Serbia Velika Rudoka 2,658 m (8,720 ft)
17 Flag of Slovakia.svg Slovakia Gerlachovský štít 2,655 m (8,711 ft)
13 Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia Triglav 2,864 m (9,396 ft)
8 Flag of Spain.svg Spain Mulhacén [10] 3,479 m (11,414 ft)
N/A Flag of Spain.svg Spain Teide [10] 3,718 m (12,198 ft)
27 Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden Kebnekaise 2,104 m (6,903 ft)
5 Flag of Switzerland.svg Switzerland Dufourspitze 4,634 m (15,203 ft)
34 Flag of Turkey.svg Turkey Mahya Dağı [11] 1,031 m (3,383 ft)
N/A Flag of Turkey.svg Turkey Mount Ararat (Ağrı Dağı) [11] 5,137 m (16,854 ft)
28 Flag of Ukraine.svg Ukraine Hoverla 2,061 m (6,762 ft)
31 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg United Kingdom Ben Nevis [12] 1,345 m (4,413 ft)
49 Flag of the Vatican City.svg Vatican City Vatican Hill 75 m (246 ft)

Notes

  1. 1 2 Gunnbjørn Fjeld, located in Greenland (part of North America) is the highest point of the Kingdom of Denmark.
  2. 1 2 Mont Blanc is the highest point in Western Europe.
  3. 1 2 Official French and Italian maps are not in agreement about the local course of the international border; if Mont Blanc is not regarded as being in Italy, the highest peak would be Monte Bianco de Courmayeur (4,748 m).
  4. 1 2 Otpan in Mangystau Region is the highest peak in the European part of Kazakhstan, while the highest peak of the country is Khan Tengri, located in the Asian part of Kazakhstan.
  5. Great Rudoka (Rudoka e Madhe / Maja e Njerit) (2,658m) is on the Macedonian/Kosovan border, whose 2008 declaration of independence has been partially but not fully recognised by the UN, with Serbia withholding recognition altogether.
  6. 1 2 Saba in the Caribbean is a part of the Netherlands and has an 887-metre-high (2,910 ft) volcano.
  7. Jøkulkyrkja, located in Queen Maud Land (part of Antarctica) is the highest point of the Kingdom of Norway, see: https://www.nettavisen.no/nyheter/et-helt-spesielt-fjell/495144.html (Norwegian).
  8. 1 2 Serra da Estrela is the highest point of Portugal on mainland Europe, but the highest peak of the country is Mount Pico in the Azores islands, which are usually considered part of Europe.
  9. Mount Elbrus is highest point both of Russia and of Europe.
  10. 1 2 Mulhacén is the highest point of Spain on mainland Europe, while the highest peak of the country is Teide, in the Canary islands, usually considered part of Africa.
  11. 1 2 Mahya Dağı in Strandzha mountain is the highest peak in the European part of Turkey, while the highest peak of the country is Mount Ararat, located in the Asian part of Turkey.
  12. The highest point on United Kingdom domestic territory is Ben Nevis, in Scotland, at 1,345 m. The highest points in Wales, England, and Northern Ireland are Snowdon/Yr Wyddfa (1,085 m), Scafell Pike (978 m), and Slieve Donard/Sliabh Dónairt (850 m) respectively.The highest point on UK overseas territory is Mount Paget, 2,934 m, on South Georgia (claimed by Argentina). Antarctic territorial claims, whose precise validity is unclear, are not listed here.

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