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Countries in the Alps

There are 8 countries that have territory in the Alps. Can you name them all?
Read this: Includes one country with a maximum elevation of 161 meters on the slopes of a mountain
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Last updated: January 5, 2023
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First submittedJanuary 24, 2015
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Country
Austria
France
Germany
Italy
Country
Liechtenstein
Monaco
Slovenia
Switzerland
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Level 68
Jan 26, 2015
Monaco?
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Level 75
Jan 26, 2015
Highest point is 161 meters above sea level, so i think it is really low for Alps
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Level 89
Oct 2, 2015
Yes, but Monaco is on the slope of Mont Agel, which is an Alp. I'd include it.
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Level 68
Dec 12, 2015
Monaco definitely needs to be added.
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Level 66
Dec 12, 2015
Adding Monaco would make the quiz symmetrical!
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Level 43
Dec 13, 2015
The Alps are the highest and most extensive mountain range system that lies entirely in Europe, stretching approximately 1,200 kilometres (750 mi) across eight Alpine countries: Austria, France, Germany, Italy, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Slovenia, and Switzerland.
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Level 91
May 14, 2017
Wikipedia includes Monaco.
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Level 71
Oct 29, 2018
It has nothing to do with the altitude, it is surrounded by mountains. The Mont Agel is an alpine mountain from the bottom to the top, it doesn't "start" being a mountain at 1000 m! And if the bottom is the sea, then the seashore is in the Alps :)
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Level 56
Apr 6, 2019
In Monaco is Mont Agel, but it's one and ONLY mountain in this.
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Level 50
Jan 6, 2023
it made it to the quiz!
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Level ∞
Jan 5, 2023
Monaco has been added. Now everyone can whine in the opposite direction.
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Level 73
Jan 5, 2023
That’s stupid. Why is Monaco on this list? It’s right on the coast and barely in the mountains :P
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Level 63
Jan 5, 2023
Seriously, Monaco? Go ahead and add Hungary then. :)
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Level 73
Jan 5, 2023
You'd may as well add East Timor while you're at it
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Level 61
Jan 5, 2023
"Monaco should be on this quiz!"

*adds Monaco*

"WHY MONACO THATS STUPID!111!!!"

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Level 55
Jan 6, 2023
I agree with this for the reasons mentioned above. Thank you for adding it, but I guess you can't make everyone happy... Maybe it would be a reasonable compromise to have it greyed out?
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Level 55
Jan 6, 2023
Can't please anyone here...
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Level 71
Jan 6, 2023
Can I be the 9400th person to say that the quiz is Countries IN The Alps, not countries with the bottom bit of one Alp in it. Whilst no particular Alps are specified, it does at least specify the plural. I’m calling for a resolution which says that countries must be in possession of a minimum of two Alps to be included as an Alpine country. Although, obviously you’ll never get the Swiss to agree to this. Sure, they are possessed of an embarrassment of Alps, but the Swiss don’t ever agree to anything. Ever.
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Level 54
Jan 6, 2023
After years of people begging for Monaco to be added, when its added everyone screams in horror lol.
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Level 76
Jan 6, 2023
They are joking y'all. People smart enough to reach the level required to comment really should be smart enough to understand humor.
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Level 74
Jan 6, 2023
It's almost like "people" aren't a monolith. Difficult concept I suppose if you think you're the main character of this universe
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Level 66
Jan 11, 2023
Might as well add in New Zealand too. They also technically have the alps in their country
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Level 88
Jan 11, 2023
Cyprus is in the Alps. Why isn't it on this quiz?
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Level 49
Jan 11, 2023
no, cyprus is in the Asia!!
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Level 57
Jan 11, 2023
SEVEN YEARS of people asking "Monaco, Monaco, where art thou o Monaco" and as soon as Monaco comes along.....

*audience booing*

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Level 64
Oct 6, 2015
Congrats! You've earned it. :)
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Level 75
Oct 7, 2015
Thanks :)
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Level 64
Oct 6, 2015
p.s.: Thanks for the 5 points
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Level 66
Dec 12, 2015
Done with 01:56 left.
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Level 44
Jun 10, 2022
And I am the sultan of Brunei
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Level 66
Jan 6, 2023
Plot twist: He is actually the Sultan of Brunei
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Level 56
Dec 12, 2015
By calling this quiz "Alps Countries" you would also have to include New Zealand - as it has territory in the Southern Alps.
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Level 75
Dec 12, 2015
I will make Southern Alps Country Quiz ;)
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Level 55
May 15, 2022
I imagine that quiz would be pretty hard to make, but since it's been 6 and a half years, hopefully it'll be done soon.
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Level 91
Jan 5, 2023
As well as the southern alps theres also the japanese alps, and possibly yeongnam alps (south korea).
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Level 49
Jan 11, 2023
Since it's been over 7 years, I took matters into my own hands and made one :D jetpunk.com/user-quizzes/1623340/countries-in-the-southern-alps
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Level 57
Jan 11, 2023
hope that gets featured, cause that would be a real easy five points
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Level 39
Jan 23, 2016
except Alps refers to Alps, because that the name of the moutain range, not "Northern Alps".
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Level 63
Jan 5, 2023
And Australia - it has territory in the Australian Alps
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Level 42
Dec 12, 2015
svaka cast
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Level 75
Dec 12, 2015
Hvala :)
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Level 25
Dec 14, 2015
Isnt Monaco a principality not a country I could be mistaken
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Level 75
Dec 14, 2015
Princitality can be sovereign state.
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Level 56
Dec 15, 2015
Monaco is indubitably at sea level, and it is so small that if it was stood entirely on its end ... which it kind of is ... it wouldn't be high enough to be classed as more than a hill.
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Level 59
Jan 12, 2023
Try walking from the seashore inland to the border with France: it's VERY steep!!
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Level 57
May 23, 2016
Monaco? Member of the Alpine Convention.

Hungary? Even if Hungary doesn't consider itself as alpine, the Köszeg Mountains are part of the Alps.

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Level 43
Jul 19, 2016
bof
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Level 40
Jan 6, 2019
Here, in Hungary we have a mesoregion called "Alpokalja". It means (with mirror translating): "Bottom of the Alps". Here's the wikipedia article about it: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alpokalja

The German or Hungarian page of this article has more information, try read those if you can. :) I hope it helps everyone wondering about the Kőszeg Hills.

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Level 45
Jan 26, 2018
Monaco?San Marino?
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Level 37
Aug 2, 2018
San Marino, being in the northern part of Italy, seems to belong, but Monaco is definitely in the Alps,regardless of how "low" it is.

Mont Agel is alpine and Monaco sits on its slope.

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Level 66
Oct 29, 2018
NO WAY. San Marino is in Apennines, not Alps
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Level 51
Apr 5, 2022
@EvaR eh, whatever, same thing.
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Level 65
Jun 12, 2022
San Marino is south of the Po valley and lies within the Apennine mountain rage. It is nowhere near close to the alps.
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Level 70
Oct 29, 2018
Agreed with all of the comments that Monaco should be included, regardless of its size and elevation. It is on the slope of the Alps and is defined as one of the eight countries located in the Alps by every source I can find.
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Level 74
Oct 30, 2018
Czech Republic?
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Level 60
Jan 3, 2019
No, the Carpathians are in Czechia, but not the Alps.
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Level 72
Jun 16, 2019
Still no Monaco? This is like the "Countries with wild Penguins" quiz.
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Level 66
Aug 20, 2019
Just played this quiz from the from the heart of the Alps, Switzerland.
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Level 60
Apr 23, 2020
Monaco is missing.
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Level 75
Apr 23, 2020
No.
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Level 54
May 23, 2020
Why did more people get Liechenstein than Slovenia?
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Level 75
Mar 12, 2021
How dare they. Those people.
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Level 44
May 24, 2021
I guess it's because only a small part of Slovenia is part of the alps whereas Liechtenstein is literally one big mountain between Austria and Switzerland :D
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Level 22
Oct 23, 2021
Monaco should’ve been included, I don’t know why the wouldn’t include Monaco, clearly it’s in the Mont Agel so meaning it’s in the alps.
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Level 72
Jun 10, 2022
Still no Monaco?
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Level 73
Jun 10, 2022
I avoid the Alps ever since I saw what happens when you find a stranger in the Alps.
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Level 65
Jun 12, 2022
Where's Monaco?
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Level 63
Jan 5, 2023
On the French Riviera not far from Italy
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Level 57
Jan 6, 2023
Why was the quizz reseted ? Is there a new country in the Alps that we didn't see before ? :')
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Level 83
Jan 6, 2023
Monaco - see comments above for the "discussion."
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Level 72
Jan 6, 2023
The Alps are expanding at an alarming rate
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Level ∞
Jan 6, 2023
The new killer bees.
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Level 55
Jan 6, 2023
Maybe if they expand far enough, people can have a reason to stop complaining about Monaco.
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Level 51
Jan 6, 2023
Stop trying to take my points, it's clearly personal
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Level 75
Jan 7, 2023
Surprised no-ones mentioned Cyprus yet. .... oh, wait.....sorry!
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Level 72
Jan 11, 2023
Fun fact: the Alps technically continue into the Mediterranean Sea. The fold mountain ridge continues all the way past Italy, but as underwater mountains. Famously, Cyprus is the one island where the undersea alps actually poke out above the water’s surface. Of course, this means that the western half of Cyprus is actually in the Alps. The eastern half, of course, runs into the early slope of Olympus Mons.
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Level 63
Jan 8, 2023
Why are points being "reset" on select quizzes, like this one?
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Level 57
Jan 11, 2023
When a quiz updates, the points reset.
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Level 41
Jan 9, 2023
Did they find a new one?
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Level 72
Jan 11, 2023
Better late than never, QM finally googled it and added Monaco.
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Level 43
Jan 13, 2023
Monaco is easy to forget, but it qualifies.
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Level 69
Jan 14, 2023
Why was this quiz reset ?