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Zgornji Kozji Vrh

Zgornji Kozji Vrh is a small dispersed settlement in the hills above the left bank of the Drava River in the Municipality of Radlje ob Dravi in Slovenia.

                                               

Zgornji Lehen na Pohorju

Zgornji Lehen na Pohorju is a dispersed settlement in the Municipality of Ribnica na Pohorju in northeastern Slovenia. It comprises a number of relatively isolated farmsteads in the Pohorje Hills. The area is part of the traditional Styria region ...

                                               

Babna Polica

Babna Polica is a small village southeast of Stari Trg pri Lozu in the Municipality of Loska Dolina in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia.

                                               

Bukovje, Postojna

The name Bukovje and other names like it are derived from the Slovene adjective bukov, from the common noun bukev beech. They refer to the local vegetation. The settlement was known as Bukuje in German in the past.

                                               

Dane, Loska Dolina

There is a small chapel in the settlement dedicated to Saint Isidore. The main church is built outside the village to the west and is dedicated to Saint Urban. Both belong to the Parish of Stari Trg. The chapel is a late 18th-century octagonal bu ...

                                               

Fara, Bloke

The settlement was formerly called Male Bloke literally, little Bloke, distinguishing it from Velike Bloke literally, big Bloke. The Bloke parish church was built in the settlement and the name Fara literally, parish became the name of the settle ...

                                               

Hrenovice

Hrenovice stands in the lower part of the Pivka Basin. The compactly built-up main part of the village lies along a side rode on the east slope of Kres Hill 571 meters or 1.873 feet. The hamlet of Pri Bolku lies to the south, along the old main r ...

                                               

Hrusevje

Hrusevje stands in the western part of the Pivka Basin along the old main road from Razdrto to Postojna. The older part of the village stands on a hill topped by the village church, and the newer part, where houses were built after the Second Wor ...

                                               

Iga Vas

Iga Vas is a settlement south of Stari Trg in the Municipality of Loska Dolina in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia.

                                               

Jursce

Jursce was first mentioned in written sources as Jurshiz and Jurschiz in 1763–87. The name a feminine plural is derived from *Jurisici, a plural form of the patronymic *Jurisic, based on the personal name Jurisa. The name Jurisa is derived from J ...

                                               

Kozarisce

Kozarisce is a village south of Stari Trg pri Lozu in the Municipality of Loska Dolina in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. The area of the village extends south of the main settlement right to the Sneznik Plateau and to the border with Croa ...

                                               

Landol

Landol was attested in written sources as Landol in 1313. The name is a compound, formed from *lani hind, female red deer + dol valley, thus red deer valley. Compare also Runtole, formerly known as Landoll.

                                               

Liplje, Postojna

Liplje is a small settlement north of Planina in the Municipality of Postojna in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia.

                                               

Loz

Originally the settlement that is now Stari Trg pri Lozu was called Loz, but in 1341 a new settlement was begun around Loz Castle and the name of the older settlement as well as its market rights were adopted by the new settlement. The older sett ...

                                               

Municipality of Bloke

The Municipality of Bloke is a municipality in Slovenia. Originally a municipality in its own right, it was incorporated into the Municipality of Cerknica in 1955 and it was included in the Municipality of Loska Dolina in 1995, when it split from ...

                                               

Nadlesk

Nadlesk is a village south of Stari Trg in the Municipality of Loska Dolina in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. The settlement includes the hamlets of Hrib, Sredi Vasi, and Kot.

                                               

Neverke

Neverke was attested in written sources in 1763–67 as Na Verscze, Navershze, and Versecz. The 18th-century transcriptions of the name indicate that they are a distorted form of the fused prepositional phrase *na Vrsce on the small peak, whereas t ...

                                               

Palcje

North of the village lies an intermittent lake named Lake Palcje. It is the largest among the Pivka lakes, with an average maximum water area around 1 km². The highest elevations are in the Javornik Hills in the far eastern part of the settlement ...

                                               

Podloz

Podloz is a village north of Loz in the Municipality of Loska Dolina in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia.

                                               

Predjama

Predjama is a small settlement in the Municipality of Postojna in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia.

                                               

Prestranek

Prestranek is a settlement south of Postojna in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. Prestranek is the location of Prestranek Castle, an estate first mentioned in written sources in 1581. In 1728 it was bought by Emperor Charles VI and managed ...

                                               

Ribnica, Pivka

Ribnica is a small settlement on the right bank of the Reka River in the Municipality of Pivka in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia.

                                               

Slavinje

Slavinje is a village on the road between Hrusevje and Razdrto in the Municipality of Postojna in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia.

                                               

Slovenska Vas, Pivka

Slovenska Vas is a small village northeast of Pivka in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. Traditional agricultural activity of the village is linked to growing potatoes and oats and raising cattle, as well as some orchard and beekeeping activity.

                                               

Smarata

Smarata is a village south of Stari Trg pri Lozu in the Municipality of Loska Dolina in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia.

                                               

Stari Trg pri Lozu

Stari Trg pri Lozu is a settlement and the administrative seat of the Municipality of Loska Dolina in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia.

                                               

Strane

Strane is a small village below the eastern slopes of Mount Nanos in the Municipality of Postojna in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia.

                                               

Sveta Ana pri Lozu

Sveta Ana pri Lozu is a village east of Podloz in the Municipality of Loska Dolina in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia.

                                               

Sveta Trojica, Bloke

Sveta Trojica is a small village north of Velike Bloke in the Municipality of Bloke in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia.

                                               

Trnje, Pivka

Trnje is the site of two known mass graves associated with the Second World War. The Ticek Cave Mass Grave Slovene: Grobisce Tickova jama lies north of the village, in a shallow karst valley on the east side of Lake Petelinje Petelinjsko jezero. ...

                                               

Velike Bloke

The name Velike Bloke literally means big Bloke and originally distinguished the settlement from Male Bloke literally, little Bloke. However, after the parish church was built in Male Bloke, that settlement became known as Fara literally, parish. ...

                                               

Veliko Ubeljsko

Veliko Ubeljsko is a village in the southeastern foothills of the Nanos Plateau in the Municipality of Postojna in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia.

                                               

Artvize

Artvize was attested in written sources in 1443 as Hertwisekh. The name is derived from the Middle High German personal name Hartwig via a denominal adjective form.

                                               

Brestovica pri Komnu

Brestovica pri Komnu is a village in the Municipality of Komen in the Littoral region of Slovenia next to the border with Italy.

                                               

Dane pri Divaci

Dane was attested in written sources c. 1400 as Podenn, and in 1412 as zw Podem, both German names. The semantically equivalent Slovene name is derived from the Slavic common noun *dъno valley bottom, valley floor, referring to a place where flow ...

                                               

Gorjansko

Gorjansko is a village in the southwestern part of the Municipality of Komen in the Littoral region of Slovenia on the border with Italy. The parish church in the settlement is dedicated to Saint Andrew and belongs to the Diocese of Koper. It was ...

                                               

Jagodje

Jagodje is a settlement on the Adriatic coast in the Municipality of Izola in the Littoral region of Slovenia. It is an urbanized settlement directly southwest of the town of Izola and was created from dispersed farmsteads in the area known as Ja ...

                                               

Kobdilj

Kobdilj is a village south of Stanjel in the Municipality of Komen in the Littoral region of Slovenia next to the border with Italy.

                                               

Kobjeglava

Kobjeglava is a village west of Stanjel in the Municipality of Komen in the Littoral region of Slovenia next to the border with Italy.

                                               

Kodreti

Kodreti is a small village southwest of Stanjel in the Municipality of Komen in the Littoral region of Slovenia next to the border with Italy. The parish church in the settlement serves all the surrounding villages of Koboli, Veckoti, Čehovini, D ...

                                               

Krvavi Potok

Krvavi Potok is a settlement in the Municipality of Hrpelje-Kozina in the Littoral region of Slovenia on the border with Italy. The Kozina border crossing into Italy is at Krvavi Potok. Since Slovenias accession to the European Union and the Sche ...

                                               

Lucija, Piran

Lucija is a settlement in the Municipality of Piran in the Littoral region of Slovenia. With a population over 6.000, it is the largest settlement in Slovenia that is not a municipality in its own right.

                                               

Markovscina

Markovscina is a clustered village in the Municipality of Hrpelje-Kozina in the Littoral region of Slovenia.

                                               

Obrov

Obrov was first attested in written sources in 1763–87 as Obrova and Obroa. The name is derived from the Slovene common noun obrov steep slope between two level areas, referring to a local landscape feature.

                                               

Padna

Padna is a village in the Municipality of Piran in the Littoral region of Slovenia. It was first mentioned in sources dating to 1186.

                                               

Parecag

Parecag is a settlement next to Secovlje in the Municipality of Piran in the Littoral region of Slovenia. Most of the Secovlje saltworks lies in the area of Parecag.

                                               

Skadanscina

Skadanscina is a small village in the Municipality of Hrpelje-Kozina in the Littoral region of Slovenia close to the border with Croatia.

                                               

Slope, Hrpelje-Kozina

Slope is a village east of Hrpelje in the Municipality of Hrpelje-Kozina in the Littoral region of Slovenia close to the border with Croatia.

                                               

Strunjan

The former monastic, now parish church in the settlement is dedicated to the Marian apparition at this place, in the night from 14th to 15th of August 1512.

                                               

Sveto

Sveto was attested in written sources in 1347 as Suta. In the local dialect it is known as Sətu. The medieval inscriptions including the Middle High German forms with au̯ < ū and the dialect name indicate that the modern Slovene name is a hype ...