The town Vysoké Tatry (High Tatras) gained its current official name on January 1, 1999. It consists of 13 settlements. The one situated at the western end (Vyšné Hágy) is 24 km far from the one situated at the eastern end (Tatranská Kotlina).
The main administrative seat is the settlement Starý Smokovec (Old Smokovec).
NOTE: The town Vysoké Tatry consists of the following settlements: Vyšné Hágy, Nová Polianka, Tatranská Polianka, Tatranské Zruby, Nový Smokovec, Starý Smokovec, Horný Smokovec, Dolný Smokovec, Tatranská Lesná, Tatranská Lomnica, Tatranské Matliare, Kežmarské Žľaby and Tatranská Kotlina.