Šmarješke Toplice

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Šmarješke Toplice
Toplice (until 1953)
Šmarješke Toplice is located in Slovenia
Šmarješke Toplice
Šmarješke Toplice
Location of the settlement of Šmarješke Toplice in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°51′44″N 15°13′17″E / 45.86222°N 15.22139°E / 45.86222; 15.22139Coordinates: 45°51′44″N 15°13′17″E / 45.86222°N 15.22139°E / 45.86222; 15.22139
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Lower Carniola
Statistical region Southeast Slovenia
Municipality Šmarješke Toplice
Elevation 279 m (915 ft)
Population (2002)[1]
 • Total 492
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02)

Šmarješke Toplice is a settlement in the traditional region of Lower Carniola in southeastern Slovenia. It is the seat of the Municipality of Šmarješke Toplice. The municipality is now included in the Southeast Slovenia statistical region.[2] The settlement is best known for its spa.

Name[edit]

The name of the settlement was changed from Toplice to Šmarješke Toplice in 1953.[3]

Church[edit]

The local church in Šmarješke Toplice is dedicated to Saint Stephen and belongs to the nearby Parish of Šmarjeta. It is a medieval building that was restyled in the Baroque style in the 18th century.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia, census of 2002
  2. ^ Šmarješke Toplice municipal site
  3. ^ Spremembe naselij 1948–95. 1996. Database. Ljubljana: Geografski inštitut ZRC SAZU, DZS.
  4. ^ "EŠD 2542". Registry of Immovable Cultural Heritage (in Slovene). Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia. Retrieved 23 May 2011. 

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