|Elevation||634 m (2,080 ft)|
|Area||850 km2 (330 sq mi)|
|Type of rock||chalk, limestone|
The range lies in the Central Transdanubian region and connects Vértes Hills with Pilis Mountains in Komárom-Esztergom County, between the town of Tatabánya and the Danube River. Gerecse occupies an area of 850 km2 (20,300 ha). The highest point is Nagy-Gerecse at 634 m. The main rock is limestone and chalk.
Deciduous oak forests cover the lower slopes, with submontane species of Quercus, Carpinus, Fagus, and at higher altitudes karst scrub. The area is 70% forest, 5% scrubland, 10% grassland, and 15% artificial landscapes. Yearly sunshine duration is around 1,980 hours. The average annual temperature above the height of 350 meters is 9.5 C (in January -2,8 C). The average annual precipitation is 640 millimeters.
- gerecse.lap.hu (in Hungarian)
- Gerecse (in Hungarian)
- Gerecse barlangjai (in Hungarian)
- Gerecsei Tájvédelmi Körzet (in Hungarian)