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 .


The are 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.

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  • Latitude of center: 46° 30' (46.5°) north
  • Longitude of center: 10° 6' (10.1°) east
  • Wikidata: Alps
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Other Names for Alps

French: Alpes, German: Alpen, Italian: Alpi, Portuguese: Alpes, Spanish: Alpes
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