List of mountains in the Republic of Macedonia

List of mountains in the Republic of Macedonia
Landscape of Mount Korab
Landscape of Jakupica with the peak Solunska Glava at the center
Karadzica, part of Jakupica mountain range
Big Lake (2218 m) – glacier lake on Pelister Mountain
Dobra Voda peak on Celoica mountain viewed from the nearby village of Popojan, Republic of Macedonia.
Spring aspect of Osogovo in Macedonia.

The Republic of Macedonia is a predominantly mountainous country. The average altitude of the terrain is 850 meters. Approximately 80% of the country consists of hills and mountains. The mountains are divided into two basic groups: Šar Mountains mountain range that continues to West Vardar/Pelagonia mountain range (also known as Dinaric range) and Osogovo-Belasica mountain chain (also known as Rhodope range). Šar Mountains and West Vardar/Pelagonia mountain range is a continuation between the Dinaric Alps and Pindus mountain ranges, whereas Osogovo-Belasica mountain chain is a continuation of the Rila-Rhodopes mountain massif.

Šar Mountains mountain range:

West Vardar/Pelagonia mountain range:

Osogovo-Belasica mountain range:

The mountains in the Osogovo-Belasica group are older mountains. They are spread across the eastern part of the Republic of Macedonia. The mountains in the Šar Mountains group are younger mountains, situated in the western and central part of the country. They are divided in 3 subgroups: area around the Vardar river, area around Pelagonia valley and the area in the north-western part of the country.

There are three national parks protected by law in the Republic of Macedonia: Pelister, Mavrovo and Galichica.

Following is a list of the most important Macedonian mountains:

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