The Alpine region

The Alpine region covers a territory of approximately 190 700 km² and encompasses eight European countries: Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Slovenia and Switzerland. The Alpine mountain ridge ranges up to 4 810 m above sea level, and its altitude decreases from west to east, with the highest peak — Mont Blanc — located in the Western Alps.

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