The High Tatras (High Tatra) is the main mountain subrange of the wider Tatra Mountains, located in Slovakia in Eastern Europe, which in turn is the main part of the Carpathian Mountains system, even larger in size and length of 1,200 km (745 mi). As the name suggests, the main feature of the range is that it is in the highest part of the aforementioned mountains, where there are 221 peaks of 2,500 m (8,202 ft) and higher. The mountain range is also known as the only one with alpine flora and fauna in the region. In total there are 221 named mountains in the High Tatras. The highest and most prominent mountain is Gerlachovský štít (2,654 m / 8,707 ft).