Vtáčnik

Vtáčnik

Geobox | Mountain Range
name = Vtáčnik
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image_caption = Mount Žarnov
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country = Slovakia
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region = Žilina
region1 = Banská Bystrica
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district1 = Ružomberok
district2 = Turčianske Teplice
district3 = Banská Bystrica
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parent = Nitra basin
border = Strážov Mountains
border1 = Žiar
border2 = Kremnica Mountains
border3 = Tribeč
border4 = Štiavnica Mountains
part = Vysoký Vtáčnik
part1 = Nízky Vtáčnik
part2 = Župkovská brázda
part3 = Raj
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highest = Vtáčnik (1,346 m)
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map_caption = Vtáčnik in Slovakia (gray)
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Vtáčnik is a mountain range in central Slovakia, which is part of the Slovenské stredohorie Mountains and part of the Inner Western Carpathians.

It is bordered in the west, north and northeast by the upper Nitra basin, Strážov Mountains and Žiar, in the east by the Kremnica Mountains and Žiar basin, and in the south by Tribeč and the Štiavnica Mountains.

It is divided further into these geomorphological units:
# "Vysoký Vtáčnik"
# "Nízky Vtáčnik"
# "Župkovská brázda"
# "Raj"

The four highest mountains are: Vtáčnik (also named Hrádok) (1,346 m), Biela skala (1,136 m), Buchlov (1,040 m), and Žiar (845 m).

Some of the towns or villages around or in Vtáčnik include: Prievidza, Nováky, Handlová, Prochot, Lehota pod Vtáčnikom, and Veľké Pole.


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