Greater Caucasus

Greater Caucasus is the major mountain range of the . The range stretches for about 1,200 kilometres from west-northwest to east-southeast, between the of the to the of the : from the Western Caucasus in the vicinity of on the northeastern shore of the Black Sea and reaching nearly to on the Caspian.

Notable Places in the Area

Volcano
is the highest mountain in . As the highest peak in the , the dormant volcano rises 5,642 m above sea level, and is the highest stratovolcano in Eurasia, and the tenth-most prominent peak in the world. Photo: Jason Blue-Smith, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Summit
Photo: Crapload, Public domain.

Greater Caucasus

Latitude
43.345° or 43° 20' 42" north
Longitude
42.44° or 42° 26' 24" east
Open­Street­Map ID
node 4937994275
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: جبال القوقاز الكبرى
  • Armenian: Մեծ Կովկաս
  • Avaric: КІудияб Кавказ
  • Azerbaijani: Böyük Qafqaz
  • Azerbaijani: Böyük Qafqaz dağları
  • Azerbaijani: Böyük Qafqaz sıra dağları
  • Bashkir: Оло Кавказ
  • Basque: Kaukaso Handia
  • Belarusian: Вялікі Каўказ
  • Bhojpuri: बड़का कॉकेशस
  • Bosnian: Veliki Kavkaz
  • Bulgarian: Голям Кавказ
  • Catalan: Caucas Major
  • Catalan: Gran Caucas
  • Chechen: Йоккха Кавказ
  • Chinese: 大高加索山脈
  • Chinese: 大高加索山脉
  • Croatian: Veliki Kavkaz
  • Czech: Velký Kavkaz
  • Dutch: Grote-Kaukasus
  • Dutch: Grote Kaukasus
  • Esperanto: Granda Kaŭkazo
  • Estonian: Suur-Kaukasus
  • French: Grand Caucase
  • Georgian: დიდი კავკასიონი
  • German: Grosser Kaukasus
  • German: Großer Kaukasus
  • Greek: Caucasus major
  • Greek: Μεγάλος Καύκασος
  • Guarani: Káukaso Guasu
  • Hebrew: הקווקז הגדול
  • Hebrew: הרי הקווקז הגדול
  • Hebrew: הרי קווקז הגדול
  • Hebrew: רכס הרי הקווקז הגדול
  • Hungarian: Nagy-Kaukázus
  • Indonesian: Kaukasus Besar
  • Indonesian: Kaukasus Raya
  • Ingush: Йоккха Кавказ
  • Italian: Caucaso Maggiore
  • Italian: Gran Caucaso
  • Japanese: グレーター・コーカサス
  • Japanese: 大コーカサス山脈
  • Korean: 대카프카스 산맥
  • Korean: 대캅카스 산맥
  • Korean: 볼쇼이카프카스 산맥
  • Korean: 볼쇼이캅카스산맥
  • Latin: Caucasus Maior
  • Latvian: Lielais Kaukāzs
  • Lezghian: ЧIехи Къавкъаз
  • Lithuanian: Didysis Kaukazas
  • Macedonian: Голем Кавказ
  • Malay: Banjaran Pergunungan Caucasus Besar
  • Malay: Banjaran Pergunungan Kaukasus Besar
  • Norwegian: Store Kaukasus
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Store Kaukasus
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Store Kaukasus
  • Persian: قفقاز بزرگ
  • Polish: Wielki Kaukaz
  • Portuguese: Grande Cáucaso
  • Romanian: Caucazul Mare
  • Romanian: Munţii Caucazul Mare
  • Romanian: Munții Caucazul Mare
  • Russian: Большой Кавказ
  • Serbian: Veliki Kavkaz
  • Serbian: Велики Кавказ
  • Slovak: Veľký Kaukaz
  • Slovenian: Veliki Kavkaz
  • Slovenian: Visoki Kavkaz
  • Spanish: Alto Caucaso
  • Spanish: Alto Cáucaso
  • Spanish: Gran Caucaso
  • Spanish: Gran Cáucaso
  • Swedish: Stora Kaukasus
  • Tatar: Зур Кавказ
  • Turkish: Büyük Kafkas Dağları
  • Ukrainian: Великий Кавказ
  • Urdu: قفقاز عظیم
  • Uzbek: Katta Kavkaz
  • Uzbek: Катта Кавказ
  • Welsh: Cawcasws Mwyaf
  • Yue Chinese: 大高加索山脈

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