Branisko (mountain range)

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View of Spiš Castle, from the Branisko-pass

Coordinates: 49°05′N 20°55′E / 49.083°N 20.917°E / 49.083; 20.917

Branisko (or Branyiszko) is a mountain range in eastern Slovakia, between the Spiš and Šariš regions. It is a 20 km long and 5 km wide mountain range in the north-south direction, belonging to the Fatra-Tatra Area of the Inner Western Carpathians.

The mountain range is divided into two massifs: the larger Smrekovica with the highest hill Smrekovica (1200 m)[1] and the lower one, the Sľubica, with the highest elevation point Sľubica (1129,4 m).


  1. ^ G. Z. Földvary. Geology of the Carpathian region, World Scientific, 1988 ISBN 9971-5-0345-X