Gorenje Kamenje

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For the settlement in the Municipality of Trebnje, see Gorenje Kamenje pri Dobrniču.
Gorenje Kamenje
Gorenje Kamenje is located in Slovenia
Gorenje Kamenje
Gorenje Kamenje
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°51′17.12″N 15°9′10.23″E / 45.8547556°N 15.1528417°E / 45.8547556; 15.1528417Coordinates: 45°51′17.12″N 15°9′10.23″E / 45.8547556°N 15.1528417°E / 45.8547556; 15.1528417
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Lower Carniola
Statistical region Southeast Slovenia
Municipality Novo Mesto
Area
 • Total 1.8 km2 (0.7 sq mi)
Elevation 386.6 m (1,268.4 ft)
Population (2013)
 • Total Green Arrow Up Darker.svg 96
 • Density 52/km2 (130/sq mi)
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Gorenje Kamenje is a settlement in the hills north of the town of Novo Mesto in southeastern Slovenia. The entire Municipality of Novo Mesto is part of the traditional region of Lower Carniola and is now included in the Southeast Slovenia statistical region.[2]

Landmarks[edit]

Church[edit]

The local church is dedicated to the Holy Spirit and belongs to the Parish of Mirna Peč. It is a medieval building with an 18th-century extension and belfry.[3]

Hmeljnik Castle[edit]

Ruins of the Mediaeval Hmeljnik Castle stand in the area of the settlement, above the nearby village of Gorenje Karteljevo and the A2 motorway. The castle was originally built in the Romanesque period and rebuilt in the Gothic period. It features a Renaissance arcade courtyard. It is protected as a cultural monument of national significance.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gorenje Kamenje, Novo Mesto". Place Names. Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia. Retrieved 6 August 2013. 
  2. ^ Novo Mesto municipal site
  3. ^ "2047: Gorenje Kamenje - Cerkev sv. Duha" [2047: Gorenje Kamenje – Holy Spirit Church]. Register nepremične kulturne dediščine [Registry of Immovable Cultural Heritage] (in Slovene). Ministrstvo za kulturo Republike Slovenije. Retrieved 6 August 2013. 
  4. ^ "175: Hmeljnik - Grad" [175: Hmeljnik – Castle]. Register nepremične kulturne dediščine [Registry of Immovable Cultural Heritage] (in Slovene). Ministrstvo za kulturo Republike Slovenije. Retrieved 6 August 2013. 

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