List of mountains of the Balkans

Top 20 highest ultra prominent mountains in mainland BalkansEdit

This is a list of the top 20 highest ultra prominent mountains in mainland Balkan Peninsula.

 
Radomir/Kalabak/Kerkini, Belasitsa, Bulgaria and Greece
No Mountain/Peak Country Elevation (m) Prominence (m) Col (m)
1 Rila/Musala   Bulgaria 2,925 2,473 432
2 Olympus/Mytikas   Greece 2,917[1][2] 2,353[3] 564
3 Pirin/Vihren   Bulgaria 2,915[4] 1,784 1131
4 Korab Mountain/Mount Korab   Albania /   North Macedonia 2,764 2,169 595
5 Accursed Mountains Mountains/Maja Jezercë   Albania 2,694 2,036 658
6 Pindus Mountains, Smolikas Mountain/Smolikas   Greece 2,637 1,736 901
7 Baba Mountain/Pelister   North Macedonia 2,601 1,516 1085
8 Jakupica Mountain/Solunska glava   North Macedonia 2,540 1,666 874
9 Nidže/Kajmakčalan   Greece /   North Macedonia 2,528 1,758 770
10 Pindus Mountains, Mount Giona/Pyramida   Greece 2,510 1,702 808
11 Nemërçkë Mountains/Maja e Papingut   Albania 2,482 1,792 690
12 Pindus Mountains, Mount Parnassus/Parnassus   Greece 2,457 1,590 867
13 Balkan Mountains, Kaloferska Mountain/Botev Peak   Bulgaria 2,376 1,567 809
14 Valamara Mountain/Maja e Valamarës   Albania 2,373 1,526 847
15 Mali i Gribës mountain/Maja e Këndrevicës   Albania 2,121 1,666 455
16 Vermio Mountains/Hamitis   Greece 2,076 2,076 481
17 Belasitsa mountain/Radomir   Bulgaria /   Greece 2,031 1,595 436
18 Mount Athos mountain/Mount Athos   Greece 2,030 2,012 18
19 Mount Ossa mountain/Mount Ossa   Greece 1,978 1,854 124
20 Pangaion Hills/Koutra   Greece 1,956 1,773 183

Triglav peak (2,864 m, prominence 2,059 m) in the Slovenian Julian Alps is geographically part of the Balkan Peninsula, as it is east of river Soča, but it is not part of the Mountain System of the Balkan Peninsula, but part of the Mountain System of the Alps.

List of peaks and sub-peaks of the Balkans above 2800 mEdit

No Mountain/Peak Country Elevation (m) Prominence (m) Col (m)
1 Rila/Musala   Bulgaria 2,925 2,473 432
2 Olympus/Mytikas or Pantheon   Greece 2,917[5][6] 2,353[7] 564
3 Pirin/Vihren   Bulgaria 2,915[8] 1,784 1131
4 Olympus/Olympus-Skolio   Greece 2,911[9] 81 2830[10]
5 Pirin/Kutelo I   Bulgaria 2,908[11] ~298 ~2610[12]
6 Pirin/Kutelo II   Bulgaria 2,907[13]
7 Rila/Malka Musala (Little Musala)   Bulgaria 2,902[14] ~62 ~2840[15]
8 Olympus/Stefani or Thronos Dios (Throne of Zeus)   Greece 2,902
9 Pirin/Banski Suhodol   Bulgaria 2,884
10 Olympus/Olympus-Skala   Greece 2866 40
11 Rila/Irechek   Bulgaria 2,852
12 Pirin/Polezhan   Bulgaria 2,851
13 Pirin/Kamenitsa   Bulgaria 2,822
14 Pirin/Malak Polezhan   Bulgaria 2,822
15 Pirin/Bayuvi Dupki   Bulgaria 2,820
16 Olympus/Aghios Antonios   Greece 2,815
17 Pirin/Strazhite   Bulgaria 2,810
18 Olympus/Profitis Ilias   Greece 2,803
19 Olympus/Toumba   Greece 2,801

More extensive list of the highest mountains, in broader sense, in mainland Balkan Peninsula, corresponding highest peaks, and locationsEdit

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