The Harz is a low mountain range in the Central Uplands of , famous for its historic silver mines that brought prosperity to the region and to the Electorate of Hanover.
Photo: TerraX Bln, CC BY 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

At 971 m above sea level the is the second highest mountain in the Harz and the highest in . Photo: Steffen M., CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is a mountain, 906.4 m above sea level , and a subpeak of the , the highest mountain in the neighbouring state of in the High Harz of central Germany. Photo: Steffen Löwe Gera, CC BY 3.0.

The is a granite tor in the Harz Mountains of central Germany. Photo: Kassandro, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The , also called the Bärenberg or Bärenkopf, is a mountain, 695.5 m above sea level , in the Harz Mountains of Germany near the village of , Harz county, in the state of . Photo: Hejkal, CC BY-SA 3.0 de.

Localities in the Area

is a small spa town, at 600 metres altitude, in the Harz Mountains. Photo: Gottfried Hoffmann -…, CC BY 3.0.

is a town and health resort in the district in in . Photo: Kassandro, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a district of the town of in the , in , . Photo: Hejkal, CC BY-SA 3.0 de.


51.7562° or 51° 45' 22.3" north
10.6346° or 10° 38' 4.6" east
Open Location Code
838 metres (2,749 feet)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Arabic: جبال هارز
  • Armenian: Հարց
  • Basque: Harz
  • Belarusian: Гарц
  • Bosnian: Harz
  • Breton: Harz
  • Bulgarian: Харц
  • Catalan: Districte del Harz
  • Catalan: Harz
  • Cebuano: Harz
  • Chinese: 哈爾茨山脈
  • Chinese: 哈茨山
  • Czech: Harz
  • Danish: Harzen
  • Dutch: Harz
  • English: Harz Mountains
  • Esperanto: Harco
  • Estonian: Harz
  • Finnish: Harz
  • French: Harz
  • Frisian: Harz
  • Georgian: ჰარცი
  • German: D37
  • German: Hartz
  • German: Harz
  • German: Silva Hercynia
  • Greek: Χαρζ
  • Hebrew: הרי הארץ
  • Hebrew: הרי ההארץ
  • Hungarian: Harz
  • Icelandic: Harzfjöll
  • Indonesian: Pegunungan Harz
  • Italian: Harz
  • Japanese: ハルツ山地
  • Latin: Harthici montes
  • Latin: Silva Hercynia
  • Lithuanian: Harcas
  • Low German; Low Saxon: Harz
  • Macedonian: Харц
  • Norwegian: Harz
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Harz
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Harz
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Harz
  • Persian: هارتس
  • Persian: کوههای هارتس
  • Persian: کوه‌های هارتس
  • Polish: Góry Harz
  • Polish: Harz
  • Portuguese: Harz
  • Romanian: Harz
  • Russian: Гарц
  • Serbian: Харц
  • Serbo-Croatian: Harz
  • Slovak: Harz
  • Sorbian, Upper: Smoliny
  • Spanish: Harz
  • Swedish: Harz
  • Turkish: Harz
  • Ukrainian: Гарц
  • Welsh: Harz
  • Western Panjabi: ہارز
  • Der Harz
  • Hartz Mountains

Other Places Named Harz

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  • Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
  • Locality in Glarus, Switzerland
  • Railway station in Blankenburg, Saxony-Anhalt
  • Sign in Lower Saxony, Germany
  • Sign in Bad Gandersheim, Lower Saxony

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