Prealps East of the Mur

The Prealps East of the Mur (German: Randgebirge östlich der Mur) are the easternmost mountain range of the Central Eastern Alps. They comprise the eastern foothills of the Alpine crest beyond the Mur river and the adjacent southeastern Alpine Foreland .

Prealps East of the Mur
Kampalpe and Stuhleck, the highest mountain of the Prealps.
Highest point
Elevation1,783 m (5,850 ft)
Coordinates47°34′27″N 15°47′24″E
Length140 km (87 mi)
Location in the Alps
StateStyria, Lower Austria
Range coordinates47°35′N 15°48′E
Parent rangeCentral Eastern Alps

Boundary and neighbouring ranges

According to the Alpine Club classification of the Eastern Alps (AVE), the boundaries of the Prealps East of the Mur are as follows:[1]


The range is generally subdivided into the following regions:

In addition it includes the following eastern and southeastern foothills of the Alps:


  1. Ostalpen. In: (Alpenvereinseinteilung der Ostalpen).
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