Western Beskids

The Western Beskids (Czech: Západní Beskydy; Slovak: Západné Beskydy; Polish: Beskidy Zachodnie; German: Westbeskiden) are a set of mountain ranges spanning the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Poland. Geologically the Western Beskids are part of the Outer Western Carpathians.

Western Beskids
Highest point
PeakLysá hora
Elevation1,323 m (4,341 ft)
Coordinates49°32′45″N 18°26′51″E
Native nameZápadní Beskydy (cs)
Beskidy Zachodnie (pl)
CountriesCzech Republic, Slovakia and Poland
RegionsMoravia, Czech Silesia and Lesser Poland
Parent rangeOuter Western Carpathians
Borders onWest Beskidian Foothills, Slovak-Moravian Carpathians, Central Beskids, Podhale-Magura Area, Central Beskidian Piedmont and Lower Beskids

Traditionally the Western Beskids were considered part of the Beskids, a term that differs according to historical and linguistic heritage.