Drenchia

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Drenchia
Comune
Comune di Drenchia
Drenchia is located in Italy
Drenchia
Drenchia
Location of Drenchia in Italy
Coordinates: 46°11′N 13°39′E / 46.183°N 13.650°E / 46.183; 13.650Coordinates: 46°11′N 13°39′E / 46.183°N 13.650°E / 46.183; 13.650
Country Italy
Region Friuli-Venezia Giulia
Province Province of Udine (UD)
Frazioni Clabuzzaro/Brieg, Crai/Kraj, Cras/Kras (sede comunale), Drenchia inferiore/Dolenja Dreka, Drenchia Superiore/Gorenja Dreka, Lase/Laze, Malinsche/Malinske, Obenetto/Dubenije, Obranche/Obranke, Oznebrida/Ocnebardo, Paciuch/Pačuh, Peternel/Peternel, Prapotnizza/Praponca, San Volfango/Svet Štuoblank, Trinco/Trinko, Trusgne/Trušnje, Zavart/Zavart, Zuodar/Cuoder.
Government
 • Mayor Mario Zufferli (Lista civica)
Area
 • Total 13.8 km2 (5.3 sq mi)
Elevation 663 m (2,175 ft)
Population (Dec. 2010)
 • Total 141
 • Density 10/km2 (26/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 33040
Dialing code 0432
Patron saint Assumption of Mary
Saint day August 15
Website Institutional website

Drenchia (Slovene: Dreka) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Udine in the Italian region Friuli-Venezia Giulia, located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) north of Trieste and about 35 kilometres (22 mi) northeast of Udine, on the border with Slovenia. Drenchia is located on the western slopes of the Kolovrat Range, dividing Italy from Slovenia, and borders the following municipalities: Grimacco, Kanal ob Soči (Slovenia), Kobarid (Slovenia), and Tolmin (Slovenia).

Drenchia localities include Clabuzzaro/Brieg, Crai/Kraj, Cras/Kras, Drenchia inferiore/Dolenja Dreka, Drenchia Superiore/Gorenja Dreka, Lase/Laze, Malinsche/Malinske, Obenetto/Dubenije, Obranche/Obranke, Oznebrida/Ocnebardo, Paciuch/Pačuh, Peternel/Peternel, Prapotnizza/Praponca, San Volfango/Svet Štuoblank, Trinco/Trinko, Trusgne/Trušnje, Zavart/Zavart, Zuodar/Cuoder.[1]

Municipal hall is located in Cras.

As of 31 December 2010, it had a population of 141 and an area of 13.8 square kilometres (5.3 sq mi).[2]

Ethnic composition[edit]

97% of the population in Drenchia were Slovenes according to the census 1971.[3]

Demographic decline[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ en.comuni-italiani.it, Municipalities in Italy
  2. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  3. ^ Thomas, Lee; Lokar A. (1977) Socioeconomic structure of the Slovene population in Italy, Slovene Studies Journal, Chicago, Illinois, p.28.

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