Banská Štiavnica is a town in the southwest of Slovakia and has a population of 10,210 (2015).
Historic Town of Banská Štiavnica and the Technical Monuments in its Vicinity
Over the centuries, the town of Banská Štiavnica was visited by many outstanding engineers and scientists who contributed to its fame. The old medieval mining centre grew into a town with Renaissance palaces, 16th-century churches, elegant squares and castles. The urban centre blends into the surrounding landscape, which contains vital relics of the mining and metallurgical activities of the past.