Janga (mountain)

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Janga is located in Caucasus mountains
Location of Janga within the Caucasus mountains
Janga is located in Kabardino-Balkaria
Janga (Kabardino-Balkaria)
Highest point
Elevation5,051 m (16,572 ft)
Coordinates43°01′08″N 43°03′24″E / 43.01889°N 43.05671°E / 43.01889; 43.05671Coordinates: 43°01′08″N 43°03′24″E / 43.01889°N 43.05671°E / 43.01889; 43.05671
LocationGeorgia / Russia
Country Georgia and  Kabardino-Balkaria
Parent rangeCaucasus Mountains

Janga or Jangi-Tau (Georgian: ჯანღა [dʒɑnɣɑ]; Russian: Джанги-Тау, Džangi-Tau) is a summit in the central part of the Greater Caucasus Mountain Range. It lies on the border of Svaneti (Georgia) and Kabardino-Balkaria (Russia). The elevation of the mountain is 5,051 m (16,572 ft) above sea level. The slopes of the mountain are heavily glaciated. They are most famous for the dormant volcanoes that are hidden under the ice caps[citation needed].