Medija

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Medija
Medija is located in Slovenia
Medija
Medija
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°9′34.9″N 14°50′46.7″E / 46.159694°N 14.846306°E / 46.159694; 14.846306Coordinates: 46°9′34.9″N 14°50′46.7″E / 46.159694°N 14.846306°E / 46.159694; 14.846306
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Upper Carniola
Statistical region Central Sava
Municipality Zagorje ob Savi
Area
 • Total 0.28 km2 (0.11 sq mi)
Elevation 432.8 m (1,419.9 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 49
[1]

Medija (pronounced [mɛˈdiːja]; German: Gallenegg[2]) is a small settlement in the Municipality of Zagorje ob Savi in central Slovenia. It lies along the upper valley of Medija Creek, a minor left tributary of the Sava River. The area is part of the traditional region of Upper Carniola. It is now included with the rest of the municipality in the Central Sava statistical region.[3]

Name[edit]

Medija was attested in written sources in 1360 as Mudey and Modey. The name is probably originally a hydronym of uncertain origin. The name may be pre-Slavic; the ending -ija implies that it is of non-Slovene origin.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. ^ Leksikon občin kraljestev in dežel zastopanih v državnem zboru, vol. 6: Kranjsko. 1906. Vienna: C. Kr. Dvorna in Državna Tiskarna, p. 93.
  3. ^ Zagorje ob Savi municipal site
  4. ^ Snoj, Marko. 2009. Etimološki slovar slovenskih zemljepisnih imen. Ljubljana: Modrijan and Založba ZRC, pp. 256–256.

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