Matenja Vas

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Matenja Vas
Matenja Vas is located in Slovenia
Matenja Vas
Matenja Vas
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°44′29.49″N 14°11′38.19″E / 45.7415250°N 14.1939417°E / 45.7415250; 14.1939417Coordinates: 45°44′29.49″N 14°11′38.19″E / 45.7415250°N 14.1939417°E / 45.7415250; 14.1939417
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Inner Carniola
Statistical region Inner Carniola–Karst
Municipality Postojna
Area
 • Total 2.05 km2 (0.79 sq mi)
Elevation 529.3 m (1,736.5 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 329
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Matenja Vas (pronounced [maˈteːnja ˈvaːs]; Slovene: Matenja vas, Italian: Mategna) is a village south of Postojna in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia.[2]

The parish church in the settlement is dedicated to John the Baptist and belongs to the Koper Diocese. It was built in the mid-17th century on the site of an older chapel.[3]

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