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Musala IMG 1447.jpg
Musala seen frae the sooth
Heichest pynt
Elevation2,925.4 m (9,598 ft)
Prominence2,473 m (8,114 ft)
Isolation881 kilometre (547 mi)
LeetinKintra heich pynt
Coordinates42°10′47″N 23°35′12″E / 42.17972°N 23.58667°E / 42.17972; 23.58667Coordinates: 42°10′47″N 23°35′12″E / 42.17972°N 23.58667°E / 42.17972; 23.58667
Musala is located in Bulgarie
Musala in Bulgaria
LocationSofia Region, Bulgarie
Parent rangeRila
Easiest routeGondola lift frae Borovets, then hike

Musala (Bulgarie: Мусала; frae Arabic throu Ottoman Turkis: Musalla, "near God" or "place for prayer" [1][2] is the heichest peak in the entire Balkan Peninsula, staundin at 2,925 m (9,596 ft). The summit o the Rila moontain range in soothwastren Bulgarie, Musala is the heichest peak atween the Alps an the Caucasus an the heichest in Eastren Europe bar the Caucasus. Wi a prominence o 2473 m, Musala is the 7t maist prominent moontain peak in Europe.[3]

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  1. Известия на българското географско дружество, 1964 г. стр. 197.
  2. Bŭlgarski ezik, Volume 19,Institut za bŭlgarski ezik (Bŭlgarska akademii͡a na naukite), 1969, str. 573.
  3. "Europe Ultra-Prominences". Peaklist. Retrieved 26 Februar 2015.