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The Sudetes or Sudetes Mountains (in Polish and Czech Sudety, which is a plural proper noun) is a mountain range in Poland and the Czech Republic. In Czech, the word "Sudety" or its English equivalent refers to a much broader region Sudetenland, which includes basically all area in Bohemia near the border with Germany and Austria. If referring this region to a Czech person, it is probably better to use term Sudetes Subprovice (Krkonošsko-jesenická subprovincie) or not referring to this region at all and use the names of mountains that is consists of.

Golden Mountains (Sudetes), Poland, viewed from Borówkowa

Regions[edit]

Map of Sudetes
Divisions of the Sudetes

From west to the east:

  • 1 Izer Mountains Jizera Mountains on Wikipedia (pl: Góry Izerskie, cz: Jizerské hory)
  • 2 Giant Mountains (pl: Karkonosze, cz: Krkonoše)
  • 3 Stone Mountains Stone Mountains on Wikipedia (pl: Góry Kamienne)
  • 4 Owl Mountains Owl Mountains on Wikipedia (pl: Góry Sowie)
  • 5 Golden Mountains Golden Mountains (Sudetes) on Wikipedia (pl: Góry Złote)
  • 6 Table Mountains (pl: Góry Stołowe)
  • 7 Śnieżnik Mountains Śnieżnik Mountains on Wikipedia (pl: Masyw Śnieżnika)
  • 8 Opawskie Mountains Opawskie Mountains on Wikipedia (pl: Góry Opawskie)

Towns[edit]

Museum of Papermaking in Duszniki-Zdrój

Poland:

From west to the east:

Czech Republic:


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