Local tradition of ore mining is mirrored also in names of municipalities as Cínovec (cín=tin) or Měděnec(měď=copper). Metallurgy, ore and tin mining had belonged to the traditional living hood for inhabitants of Ore Mountains since the old times, and Pokrušnohorská brown ore basin only complements the region filled with underground treasures. The most significant Czech historical mining city was Jáchymov, which became famous in the 16th century, thanks to silver mining and following mintage of tolar (currency). A project Mountain region Krušnohoří, in cooperation with the both the České Krušnohoří area and the German part of Ore Mountains, strive for entry of this mining cultural landscape on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
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