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Country

High Point

Height

Albania Maja e Korabit, Sar Planina, Dinaric Alps.
2753m
Andorra Coma Pedrosa, The Pyrenees.
QuickTime virtual tour of Coma Pedrosa, Andorra.
2942m
Austria Großglockner, Hohe Tauern, Eastern Alps.
3798m
Belarus Dzyarzhynskaya Hara
346m
Belgium Signal de Botrange, Haute Fagnes-Eifel.
QuickTime virtual tour of the Signal De Botrange, Belgium.
694m
Bosnia and Herzegovina Maglić, Dinaric Alps.
QuickTime virtual tour of Maglic, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
2386m
Bulgaria Musala, Rila Mountains
QuickTime virtual tour of Mount Musala, Bulgaria.
2925m
Croatia Dinara, Dinaric Alps
QuickTime virtual tour of Dinara, Croatia.
1830m
Cyprus Mount Olympus, Troodos Mountains.
1951m
Czech Republic Snežka (Czech), Sniezka (Polish).
1602m
Expand Denmark Møllehøj / Ejer Bavnehoj is the highest point on the Danish Mainland.
171m
Minimise Denmark There are two contenders for Denmark's high point depending upon the inclusion of the Faroe Islands.

Danish Mainland Møllehøj/Ejer Bavnehoj, East Jutland.
171m
Faroe Islands Slaettaratindur on Eysturoy.
882m
Estonia Suur Munamägi, Haanja Uplands.
318m
Expand Finland Ridnitšohkka is the highest summit in Finish territory.
1316m
Minimise Finland Finland's highest point lies on the slope of a mountain whose peak lies in Norway.

Highest Point Haltiatunturi shoulder of Ráisduattarháldi whose summit is in Norway.
1328m
Highest Summit Ridnitšohkka is the highest summit in Finish territory.
1316m
France Mont Blanc, Pennine Alps, Alps.
4810m
Germany Zugspitze, Bayerische Alpen, Northern Alps.
2963m
Gibraltar Rock of Gibraltar
426m
Greece Mytikas on Mount Olympus, Kamvounia Mountains.
2917m
Hungary Kékes, Mátra Hills, Carpathian Mountains.
1014m
Iceland Hvannadalshnúkur
2110m
Ireland Corrán Tuathail (Irish), Carrauntoohil (English), Macgillycuddy's Reeks.
1039m
Expand Italy Monte Bianco (Italian), Mont Blanc (French) is a disputed high point.
4810m
Minimise Italy Italy's high point is disputed. The french claim that the summit of Monte Bianco (Mont Blanc) is in their territory alone. Italy disagrees. A few alternatives have been proposed.

Highest Point Shoulder of Monte Bianco (Italian), Mont Blanc (French).
4760m
Highest Summit Mont Blanc de Courmayeur a subsidary summit of Mont Blanc.
4748m
Highest Mountain Gran Paradiso, Graian Alps, is the highest mountain entirely in Italy.
QuickTime virtual tour of Gran Paradiso, Italy.
4061m
Kosovo Djeravica also spelt Daravica (Serbian), Gjeravica (Albainian), Prokletije mountain range, Dinaric Alps.
2656m
Latvia Gaiziņkalns, Central Vidzeme Uplands.
312m
Liechtenstein Vorder Grauspitz, highest peak on Grauspitz, Rhatikon Mountains.
QuickTime virtual tour of Vorder Grauspitz, Liechtenstein.
2599m
Lithuania Aukštojas Kalnas, Medininkai Highlands.
294m
Luxembourg Kneiff, (old high point was Buurgplatz), Ardennes.
QuickTime virtual tour of Kneiff & Buurgplatz, Luxembourg.
560m
Macedonia Golem Korab (Maja e Korabit), Sar Planina, Dinaric Alps.
2764m
Malta Unnamed point near Ta'Dmejrek.
253m
Moldova Dealul Bălăneşti, Codri Hills.
430m
Monaco 24 Chemin des Revoir, street on Mont Agel.
162m
Expand Montenegro Bobotov Kuk on Durmitor is the official state high point.
QuickTime virtual tour of Bobotov Kuk, Montenegro.
2522m
Minimise Montenegro Montenegro's official state high point is Bobotov Kuk on Durmitor, a mountain that lies entirely in Montenegian territory. However in the Prokletije range along the border with Albainia lies the higher Zla Kolata. Both are highly worth visiting.

Highest Point Zla Kolata on Maja Kolata, Prokletije, Dinaric Alps.
QuickTime virtual tour of Zla Kolata, Montenegro.
2534m
Highest Mountain Bobotov Kuk on Durmitor, Dinaric Alps.

QuickTime virtual tour of Bobotov Kuk, Montenegro.
2522m
Netherlands Vaalserberg
321m
Norway Galdhøpiggen, Jotunheium Mountains.
2469m
Poland Rysy, High Tatra, Carpathian Mountains.
2499m
Expand Portugal Torre, Serra de Estrela.
1993m
Minimise Portugal There are two contenders for Portugal's high point depending upon the inclusion of the Azores which lie outside geographical Europe.

Portuguese Mainland Torre, Serra de Estrela.
1993m
Outside Geographical Europe Ponta do Pico on the Azores.
2351m
Romania Moldoveanu, Fãgãras Mountains, Transylvanian Alps.
2544m
Russia Gora El'brus, Caucasus Mountains.
5633m
San Marino Monte Titano
749m
Serbia Midžor, Stara Planina, Dinaric Alps.
QuickTime virtual tour of Midžor, Serbia.
2169m
Slovakia Gerlachovský Štít, High Tatra, Carpathian Mountains.
2655m
Slovenia Triglav, Juilan Alps, Alps.
2863m
Expand Spain Mulhacén, Sierra Nevada.
1993m
Minimise Spain There are two contenders for Spain's high point depending upon the inclusion of the Canary Islands which lie outside geographical Europe.

Spanish Mainland Mulhacén, Sierra Nevada.
1993m
Canary Islands, African Continent Pico de Teide (Tenerife, Canary Islands).
2351m
Sweden Kebnekaise Sydtoppen (Swedish), Giebmegáisi (Sami).
2103m
Switzerland Dufourspitze, Pennine Alps, Alps.
4634m
Expand Turkey Mahya Dağı, Yildiz Mountains.
1993m
Minimise Turkey There are two contenders for Turkey's high point in this list. The nation's high point Mt. Ararat lies in Asia.

European Continent Mahya Dağı, Yildiz Mountains.
1993m
Asian continent Mt. Ararat, Ağrı Dağı (in Turkish), Arasguneyi Mounatains.
2351m
Ukraine Hora Hoverla, Carpathian Mountains.
2061m
Expand United Kingdom Ben Nevis, Grampian Mountains.
QuickTime virtual tour of Ben Nevis, Scotland.
1344m
Minimise United Kingdom The United Kingdom is comprised of four countries with varing degrees of autonomy, own bank notes, parliments, and national sports teams.

England Scafell Pike, Cumbrian Mountains.
QuickTime virtual tour of Scafell Pike, England.
978m
Northern Ireland Slieve Donard, Mounatins of Mourne
850m
Scotland Ben Nevis, Grampian Mountains.
QuickTime virtual tour of Ben Nevis, Scotland.
1344m
Wales Yr Wyddfa (Welsh), Snowdon (English), Cambrian Mountains.
HTML 5 virtual tour of Snowdon, Wales.
1085m
Vatican City Vatican Hill
72m