The tripoint of Austria, Czech Republic and Germany is located on the ridge of Plöckenstein mountain at an altitude of 1,331 meters above sea level. The two nearby peaks are called Bayerischer Plöckenstein or Trojmezná (on the German-Czech border 1 km west of the tripoint, at 1,364 meters) and Plöckenstein or Plechý (on the Austrian-Czech border 1.3 km east of the tripoint, at 1,379 meters). The area where the tripoint
This tripoint between Czech Republic, Germany and Poland is located in the middle of Lusatian Neisse river (Lausitzer Neiße), at the mouth of a shallow brook, which also forms the border between Poland and Czech Republic. The bordering municipalities are Hrádek nad Nisou (Czech Republic), Zittau (Germany) and Bogatynia (Poland). How the tripoint came into being In this part of Europe, the borders of the respective countries changed many times.