Ljubno ob Savinji

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Ljubno ob Savinji
Town
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Ljubno ob Savinji is located in Slovenia
Ljubno ob Savinji
Ljubno ob Savinji
Location of Ljubno in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°12′N 14°30′E / 46.200°N 14.500°E / 46.200; 14.500Coordinates: 46°12′N 14°30′E / 46.200°N 14.500°E / 46.200; 14.500
Country  Slovenia
Government
 • Mayor Franjo Naraločnik
Area
 • Total 1.7 km2 (0.7 sq mi)
Population (2012)[1]
 • Total 1,094
 • Density 632/km2 (1,640/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02)

Ljubno ob Savinji is the largest town and the centre of the Municipality of Ljubno on the upper course of the Savinja River in Slovenia. The town is referred to as Ljubno ob Savinji in order to distinguish it from other settlements with the same name. Traditionally it belonged to the region of Styria and is now included in the Savinja statistical region. The settlement was first mentioned in written documents dating to 1247 and by 1442 it was referred to a market town.[2]

Landmarks[edit]

St. Elizabeth's Parish Church[edit]

The parish church in the settlement is dedicated to Saint Elizabeth. It was first mentioned in 1308 and rebuilt in the 15th century. It has a rectangular nave, added chapels, a three-sided apse, and a southern belfry. It belongs to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Celje.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ljubno ob Savinji". Place Names. Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia. Retrieved 2 August 2012. 
  2. ^ Ljubno municipal site
  3. ^ Slovenian Ministry of Culture register of national heritage reference number 3104

External links[edit]

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