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Germany Elevation Map

Germany's elevation map is characterized by its diverse topography, with sharp hills and plateaus at the northwestern and central regions.


The country's southern part shares the Alps with Austria and Switzerland, which are known for their majestic snow-capped peaks and verdant meadows.


Germany's hilly terrain also comprises the Harz Mountains, the Black Forest, and the Thuringian Forest, which provide varying degrees of challenges and memorable hiking experiences.

The country's elevation map is intricately tied to its history, shaping its cultural and spiritual outlook and influencing its economic and social development.

Highest point

The highest point in Germany is Zugspitze, with an elevation of 2,962 meters (9,718 Feet), located in the Bavarian Alps on the Austrian border.

Lowest point

The lowest point in Germany is Neuendorf-Sachsenbande, with an elevation of 3.5 meters (11 feet) below sea level, located in the state of Schleswig-Holstein.

Similar landscape

Germany's elevation map is unique, but it shares some similarities with other countries in Europe, such as Austria, Switzerland, France, and Italy, which also have notable mountain ranges and hilly terrains.

Popular cities

See here a list of 10 cities in Germany and their elevation above sea level.