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Triglav seen from the east side
Elevation 2,864 metres (9,396 feet)
Prominence 2,052 m (6,732 ft) - very prominent
Location  Slovenia
Range Alps
First ascent 1778 by four people
Easiest route From the mountain hut

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
Triglav seen from the north side

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