Triglav

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Triglav
Triglav.jpg
Triglav viewed from the east
Highest point
Elevation2,864 metres (9,396 ft)
Prominence2,059 metres (6,755 ft)
Isolation72.5 kilometres (45.0 mi)
ListingCountry high point
Ultra
Coordinates46°22′42″N 13°50′12″E / 46.37833°N 13.83667°E / 46.37833; 13.83667Coordinates: 46°22′42″N 13°50′12″E / 46.37833°N 13.83667°E / 46.37833; 13.83667
Naming
Translationthree peaks
Geography
Triglav is located in Slovenia
Triglav
Triglav
Slovenia
LocationLittoral, Upper Carniola, Slovenia
Parent rangeJulian Alps
Climbing
First ascent1778
Easiest routescramble / via ferrata

Triglav is a mountain in the Alps. It is the highest mountain in Slovenia. It is also the highest peak of the Julian Alps, in the southeastern part of the Alps.

Its name means "three-headed" in Slovene. While this can describe the mountain, it is more likely the mountain was named for the Old Slovene god, Triglav. The mountain is shown on the Flag of Slovenia.

This mountain is in a national park.

Triglav seen from the north side