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Number of inhabitants by 31.12. 2000: 1010. The village was founded
in the 15th century next to silver mines. This circumstance gave the village
its name (Bergstadt in German). The first written trace dated back to 1489.
Dobřečov, being a local part, was mentioned in 1528. Stříbrné Hory was
mentioned in 1542. At the end of the 18th century iron ore mining and processing
started. Mining of non-ferrous metals (silver, lead, zinc) was re-opened
and ran from 1966-1970.
Jarig Bakker, 11 Jun 2002