Börzsöny

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Börzsöny is a mountain range in Northern Hungary
Hungary
Hungary , officially the Republic of Hungary , is a landlocked country in Central Europe. It is situated in the Carpathian Basin and is bordered by Slovakia to the north, Ukraine and Romania to the east, Serbia and Croatia to the south, Slovenia to the southwest and Austria to the west. The...

. Its tallest peak is the Csóványos
Csóványos
Csóványos is a mountain in the Börzsöny range of the North Hungarian Mountains. It has an altitude of 938 metres and spans the border of Nógrád County and Pest County. This area was geologically active in the Miocene era, 18 to 19 million years ago. In the Quaternary, when volcanic activity...

 with 938 metres.

It is the westernmost member of the North Hungarian Mountains, which in turn are part of the Inner Western Carpathians. The varied landscape offers good hiking opportunities. A large part of the Börzsöny is national park. From the Csóványos we can see one of the country's most beautiful panorama with the Dunakanyar.

The mountain is structurally divided into four parts: High-Börzsöny, North- Börzsöny, West Börzsöny and South Börzsöny.

South Börzsöny

High-Börzsöny
Here are the highest peaks of Börzsöny: the Csóványos (938 m), Magos-fa (916 m), Nagy-hideg Hill (864 m) and Nagy-Inóc (826 m).

North Börzsöny

Western Börzsöny

Hydrography
There are about 470 creeks in Börzsöny.
The major parts of the creeks are clean water.
The mountain's longest and largest river is the Kemence Stream.

Wildlife
A large part of the Börzsöny is covered with oak and beech.
The mountains are still registered 16 species of mammals.
The 117 species of birds occur each year in the mountains, of whom 90 are regularly spend.
Best-known songbirds are the nightingale, the thrush and the skylark.
Among the amphibians the most spectacular is the spotted salamander; among the reptiles is the angry snake.

See also

  • Geography of Hungary
    Geography of Hungary
    With a land area of 93,030 square kilometers, Hungary is a country in Central Europe. It measures about 250 kilometers from north to south and 524 kilometers from east to west...

  • North Hungarian Mountains
  • Countrywide Blue Tour in Hungary
    Countrywide Blue Tour in Hungary
    The Countrywide Blue Tour is a part of the Hungarian section of the European Long Distance Walking Route E4...