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Žďárské Vrchy (Hills) - Czech republic

Žďárské Hills form part of Bohemian-Moravian Highlands, situated on border of Bohemia and Moravia. Its highest point is Devět skal (Nine Rocks) of 836 m height. The hills are extended on the territory where were passing many important business trails.

The mining of silver (from 14th up to 18th century) started  very important period of this region. As to monuments - most important is those of Church dedicated to St. Johann Nepomuk in Zelená Hora.

In 1970 the hills were declared as Protected Natural Area.

Natural Area of Žďárské Hills was formed on a surface  of 715 km2 on 25th May 1970.

One part (465 km2) is situated  on the  area of Žďár nad Sázavou district and the rest

(250 km2) on the area of Havlíčkův Brod, Chrudim and Svitavy.  The boundary of  this protected area form appr. four-corner. The highest is Malínská skála (812 m).


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