The Alps are a range of mountains in caused by uplift in the European Plate as it is impacted by the African Plate moving north; they stretch from through , , , , , and into .

Alps Map


The is part of the and are located in at the southern end of the federal state of and continue across the border into .

The is one of the tallest mountains in the .

is the name for a massive international ski area that straddles the French and Swiss borders.


  • Location:
  • Latitude of center: 46.5° or 46° 30' north
  • Longitude of center: 10.1° or 10° 6' east

Other Names for Alps

Wherever you go, go with all your heart.

Your World is Without Borders

Popular Destinations in Europe

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