Opawskie Mountains

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Opawski Mountains/
Zlatohorská Highlands
Góra Parkowa(Chrobrego).jpg
Mt. Parkowa (Chrobrego) massif
Highest point
Peak Příčný vrch
Elevation 975 m (3,199 ft)
Coordinates 50°13′12″N 17°23′2″E / 50.22000°N 17.38389°E / 50.22000; 17.38389
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Location of the Czech part
Countries Czech Republic and Poland
States/Provinces Olomouc Region (CZ), Moravian-Silesian Region (CZ) and Opole Voivodeship (PL)
Range coordinates 50°17′N 17°27′E / 50.28°N 17.45°E / 50.28; 17.45Coordinates: 50°17′N 17°27′E / 50.28°N 17.45°E / 50.28; 17.45
Parent range Eastern Sudetes
Borders on Golden Mountains and Hrubý Jeseník
Orogeny Caledonian orogeny
Period Devonian and Carboniferous (Tournaisian-Viséan)
Type of rock Metamorphic rocks (gneiss, amphibolite, quartzite, phyllite), Granite and Culm Measures

The Opawskie Mountains (Polish: Góry Opawskie, German: Oppagebirge) or Zlatohorská Highlands (Czech: Zlatohorská vrchovina, German: Zuckmanteler Bergland) are a mountain range of the Eastern Sudetes in the Czech Republic and Poland.


The Opawskie Mountains stretch from northern Czech Silesia into Polish Upper Silesia, the eastern continuation of the Golden Mountains range. It borders on the Nízký Jeseník range in the south and the Hrubý Jeseník (High Ash Mountains) in the southwest. The Polish part of the range includes the protected area known as Opawskie Mountains Landscape Park. It is named after the Opava River with its source in the neighbouring Hrubý Jeseník range.

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