Silesian Beskids

Silesian Beskids

name = Silesian Beskids
other_name = Beskid Śląski, Slezské Beskydy

image_caption = View of Skrzyczne from the watchtower on Barania Góra

country = Poland, Czech Republic
region =
parent = Outer Western Carpathians
area = 54
highest = Skrzyczne
highest_elevation = 1257
highest_lat_d = 49|highest_lat_m = 41|highest_lat_s = 0|highest_lat_NS = N
highest_long_d = 19|highest_long_m = 3|highest_long_s = 0|highest_long_EW = E

Silesian Beskids (Polish: Audio-nohelp|Beskid Slaski.ogg|"Beskid Śląski", Czech: Audio-nohelp|Slezske Beskydy.ogg|"Slezské Beskydy", _de. Schlesischen Beskiden) is one of the Beskids mountain ranges in Outer Western Carpathians in southern Silesian Voivodeship, Poland and the eastern Moravian-Silesian Region, Czech Republic.

Most of the range lies in Poland. It is separated from the Moravian-Silesian Beskids by the Jablunkov Pass.

The Polish part of the range includes the protected area called Silesian Beskids Landscape Park.


* Skrzyczne (1,257 m) - the highest mountain
* Barania Góra (1,220 m) - the highest mountain of the Polish part of Upper Silesia
* Czantoria Wielka (995 m) - the highest mountain of the Czech part of the range
* Stożek Wielki (978 m)

See also

* Cieszyn Silesia
* Polish minority in the Czech Republic

External links

* [ Regional Tourist Service]

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