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The Highlands region (Czech: Kraj Vysočina, literally Highlands Region) is a region in the Czech Republic. It is a part of Bohemian-Moravian Highlands, an extensive and long range of hills and low mountains over 150 kilometres long, hence the name.
- 1 Jihlava. The region center and the ancient royal mining town
- 2 Chotěboř.
- 3 Havlíčkův Brod.
- 4 Humpolec.
- 5 Nové Město na Moravě.
- 6 Pelhřimov.
- 7 Telč. This town has a perfectly preserved Renaissance town centre surrounded by shallow man-made lakes and is one of the prettiest towns in the Czech Republic
- 8 Třebíč. Has one of Europe's best presereved Jewish areas
- 9 Třešť.
- 10 Velká Bíteš. A historical town at the border of Highlands and South Moravia, by the country's major highway
- 11 Velké Meziříčí.
- 12 Žďár nad Sázavou. Contains a fine pilgrimage church