The Caucasus mixed forests ecoregion, in the Temperate broadleaf and mixed forests Biome, of Eurasia in Western Asia and Eastern Europe. It covers the Caucasus Mountains range, which forms the traditional border between Europe and Asia, as well as the adjacent Lesser Caucasus range and the eastern end of the Pontic Mountains. As such, its highest point is Mount Elbrus.
Having the Lagodekhi Protected Areas, Borjomi-Kharagauli and Tusheti National Parks, and Zakatala and Caucasus Biosphere Reserves, the ecoregion covers an area of 170,300 square kilometers (65,800 sq mi), extending across portions of:
- "Caucasus mixed forests". Terrestrial Ecoregions. World Wildlife Fund.
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