Lepontine Alps

The Lepontine Alps are a mountain range in the north-western part of the . They are located in and . The the Gotthard rail and Gotthard road tunnels and the San Bernardino road tunnel are important transport arteries.

Notable Places in the Area

The Church of San Giovanni Battista is located in the alpine village of in the Swiss canton of . is situated 1½ km north of Lepontine Alps. Photo: Tirolskier, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a lake above in the canton of , . is situated 2½ km northeast of Lepontine Alps.

Mountain hut
is situated 3½ km east of Lepontine Alps. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a village in Vallemaggia District in the canton of Ticino, Switzerland. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is one of six small municipalities which merged in April 2004 to form the commune of , with about 1000 people. Photo: Claudio Vosti, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a municipality in the district of Vallemaggia in the canton of in . Photo: Awd, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Lepontine Alps

46.4167° or 46° 25' north
8.6667° or 8° 40' east
Open Location Code
1,699 metres (5,574 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Arabic: جبال الألب ليبونتيني
  • Armenian: Լեպոնտինյան Ալպեր
  • Basque: Lepontiar Alpeak
  • Belarusian: Лепанцінскія Альпы
  • Bulgarian: Лепонтински Алпи
  • Catalan: Alps Lepotins
  • Cebuano: Alpi Lepontine
  • Chinese: 利旁廷阿尔卑斯山脉
  • Chinese: 利旁廷阿爾卑斯山脈
  • Chinese: 勒蓬廷山
  • Czech: Lepontské Alpy
  • Dutch: Lepontische Alpen
  • Estonian: Leponti Alpid
  • Finnish: Lepontinen Alpit
  • French: Alpes lépontines
  • Georgian: ლეპონტის ალპები
  • German: Lepontinische Alpen
  • Hebrew: האלפים הלפונטיניים
  • Hungarian: Lepontini-Alpok
  • Indonesian: Alpen Lepontine
  • Italian: Alpi Lepontine
  • Japanese: レポンティネ・アルプス
  • Japanese: レポンティンアルプス
  • Lithuanian: Leponto Alpės
  • Norwegian: De lepontinske Alper
  • Norwegian Bokmål: De lepontinske Alpene
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Dei lepontinske Alpane
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Alps Lepontinas
  • Polish: Alpy Lepontyńskie
  • Portuguese: Alpes Lepontinos
  • Romanian: Alpii Lepontini
  • Russian: Лепонтинские Альпы
  • Serbo-Croatian: Lepontinske Alpe
  • Slovak: Lepontské Alpy
  • Slovenian: Adulske Alpe
  • Spanish: Alpes Lepontinos
  • Swedish: Alpi Lepontine
  • Swedish: Lepontiska alperna
  • Ukrainian: Лепонтинські Альпи
  • Venetian: Alpe Leopontine
  • Vietnamese: Alpes lépontines
  • Lepontine Alpes
  • Lepontiset Alpit

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