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|Bundesland: Freistaat Sachsen||Saxony|
Oberwiesenthal is situated at an elevation of 914 m at the foot of the mountain Fichtelberg (1214 m) and is Gernany's highest-lying town. The first settlement in the area of Oberwiesenthal was already mentioned in 1406. Wiesenthal (today Loučna, Böhmisch-Wiesenthal) was mentioned in 1431 (as Wyzenthal). In 1525 the border between Saxony and Bohemia was set at the stream Pölbach/Polaya. Due to the rich deposits of tin and silver in the mountains f the area, a new settlement, Neustadt Wiesenthal, was founded in 1527 and obtained the status of a town in 1530. At the same year it became the seat of the mining administration of the area. Today, Oberwiesenthal is a center for winter tourism. Since 1935 Oberwiesenthal officially has the status of a 'Kurort' (spa). One of the most popular sportsmen of Germany, the ski jumper Jens Weißflog, is a native of Oberwiesenthal.
Already in 1845 a look-out tower was built on the summit of the Fichtelberg (1214 m). The first firm hut was built in 1847.
The back side of the glass shows the Klínovec (Keilberg) mountain near Boží Dar (Gottesgab) in the Czech Republic.