Aragats mount in Armenia
|Elevation||4,090 m (13,420 ft)|
|Length||600 km (370 mi) NW-SE|
Satellite image, the snowy mountains to the south are the Lesser Caucasus
|Range coordinates||41°N 44°E / 41°N 44°ECoordinates: 41°N 44°E / 41°N 44°E|
|Parent range||Caucasus Mountains|
|Borders on||Greater Caucasus|
Lesser Caucasus (Armenian: Փոքր Կովկաս Pʿokʿr Kovkas, Azerbaijani: Kiçik Qafqaz Dağları, Georgian: მცირე კავკასიონი, Russian: Малый Кавказ, Turkish: Küçük Kafkasya, sometimes translated as "Caucasus Minor") is second of the two main mountain ranges of Caucasus mountains, of length about 600 km (370 mi). The western portion of the Lesser Caucasus overlaps and converges with the high plateau of Eastern Anatolia, in the far northeast of Turkey.
It is connected to the Greater Caucasus by the Likhi Range (Georgia) and separated from it by the Kolkhida Lowland (Georgia) in the West and Kura-Aras Lowland (Azerbaijan) (by Kura River) in the East.
The highest peak is Aragats, 4,090 m (13,420 ft).