Mount Shani

Mount Shani
Mount Shani

Mt. Shani (the leftmost peak in the photo) as seen from the outskirts of Stepantsminda
Elevation 4,451 m (14,603 ft)
Prominence 2,661 m (8,730 ft)
Listing Ultra
Mount Shani is located in Georgia (country)
Mount Shani
Location on the Georgia–Russia border
Location  Georgia Russia border
Range Caucasus
Coordinates 42°41′N 44°44′E / 42.683°N 44.733°E / 42.683; 44.733Coordinates: 42°41′N 44°44′E / 42.683°N 44.733°E / 42.683; 44.733

Mt. Shani (Georgian: შანი; Gora Shan in Russian) is a mountain in the Caucasus. It is 4,451 metres (14,603 ft) tall and is on the international border between Georgia and Ingushetia, Russia. The mountain rises immediately to the east of Stepantsminda, Georgia.


Gergeti Trinity Church in the foreground with the base of Mount Shani in the background.

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