- The Tatra Mountains, part of the Carpathian mountain chain, create a natural border between Slovakia and Poland. Both Slovak and Polish sides are protected as national parkland and are popular destinations for winter and summer sports. The Tatras are home to wildlife including the Tatra chamois, marmot, lynx and bears. Slovakia has the highest peak in the range, 2,655-m Gerlach.
Elevation: 2,655 m
Area: 785 km²
Highest point: Gerlachovský štít
Countries: Slovakia, Poland.