View to the eastern part of Karawanken from Stol / Hochstuhl
|Part of||Southern Limestone Alps|
|Highest point||Hochstuhl / Veliki Stol|
|- elevation||2,236 m (7,336 ft)|
Location of Karawanken
Karawanken (German) or Karavanke (Slovene) is a mountain range on the border between Slovenia and Austria. Slovenia, officially the Republic of Slovenia (Republika Slovenija) is a Country in southern Central Europe bordering Italy to the west Austria (Österreich ( officially the Republic of Austria (Republik Österreich The Southern Limestone Alps are the ranges of the Eastern Alps south of the Central Eastern Alps. The metre or meter is a unit of Length. It is the basic unit of Length in the Metric system and in the International A foot (plural feet or foot; symbol or abbreviation ft or sometimes &prime – the prime symbol) is a non-SI unit The German language (de ''Deutsch'') is a West Germanic language and one of the world's major languages. Slovene or Slovenian ( slovenski jezik or slovenščina, not to be confused with Slovenčina) is a South Slavic language A mountain range is a chain of Mountains bordered by highlands or separated from other mountains by passes or valleys Slovenia, officially the Republic of Slovenia (Republika Slovenija) is a Country in southern Central Europe bordering Italy to the west Austria (Österreich ( officially the Republic of Austria (Republik Österreich With a total length of 120 km, the Karawanken chain is the longest range in Europe.
Together with the Kamnik Savinja Alps, the Karawanken chain forms a natural border between Austria and Slovenia. The Kamnik Alps ( Slovene: Kamniške Alpe, German: Steiner Alpen) are a Mountain range, part of the Southern Limestone A number of mountain passes on important trade routes cross the range. One of them, the Loibl Pass (German) or Ljubelj (Slovene) at 1370 m has been used since prehistory. Stone Age Paleolithic See also Paleolithic, Recent African Origin, Early Homo sapiens, Early human migrations "Paleolithic" Nowadays both railway and motorway tunnels are built under the Karavanke, connecting Villach and Jesenice. Karawanken Tunnel (Karawankentunnel Predor Karavanke is the fourth longest Railway Tunnel in Austria and the longest in Slovenia with a length See also Karawanken Tunnel (railway The Karawanken Tunnel (Karawankentunnel Predor Karavanke or Karavanški predor is a Motorway Villach (ˈfɪlax Slovenian Beljak) is the second largest city in Carinthia in the south of Austria, at the Drau River ( Slovenian Jesenice, is a Town and a municipality in Slovenia, on the Slovene side of the Karavanke mountain range bordering Austria to the north
Karawanken offers a good opportunity for mountaineering with numerous mountain huts. “Alpinist” redirects here See also Alpinist (magazine Mountaineering is the Sport, Hobby or Profession of A mountain hut (also known as alpine hut, mountain shelter, and mountain hostel) is a building located in the mountains intended to provide food and Many of the peaks offer a good view of the Klagenfurt basin on the Austrian side and the Ljubljana basin on the Slovene side. Klagenfurt guildhall 19072006 01jpg|thumb|220px|City hall in Klagenfurt´s center Neuer Platz]] Klagenfurt am Wörthersee ( Slovene: Celovec) is the Capital Ljubljana ( is the largest and Capital city of Slovenia. It is located in the center of the country and is a mid-sized city of some 270000 inhabitants The Austrian side is rocky and precipitous while the Slovenian side is less steep, covered with spruce forests and low bushy pine at lower altitudes with grass higher up. Spruce refers to Trees of the genus Picea, a genus of about 35 species of Coniferous Evergreen trees in the Family Pinaceae This article is about the tree For other uses of the term "pine" see Pine (disambiguation.
The most important peaks are:
Other peaks include Vrtača, Košuta, Begunjščica, Dovška baba and Klek . A mountain is a Landform that extends above the surrounding Terrain in a limited area with a peak STOL is an Initialism for short take-off and landing, a term used to describe Aircraft with very short Runway requirements The metre or meter is a unit of Length. It is the basic unit of Length in the Metric system and in the International A foot (plural feet or foot; symbol or abbreviation ft or sometimes &prime – the prime symbol) is a non-SI unit Peca (German Petzen) is a Mountain in the Karawanken Mountains on the Slovenian-Austrian border Golica (1836 m) (Kahlkogel is a peak in the Western Karawanken Alps on the border between Slovenia and Austria, above the Slovene