Mirna Peč

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Mirna Peč
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Mirna Peč is located in Slovenia
Mirna Peč
Mirna Peč
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°51′28.71″N 15°5′15.21″E / 45.8579750°N 15.0875583°E / 45.8579750; 15.0875583Coordinates: 45°51′28.71″N 15°5′15.21″E / 45.8579750°N 15.0875583°E / 45.8579750; 15.0875583
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Lower Carniola
Statistical region Southeast Slovenia
Municipality Mirna Peč
Area
 • Total 6.5 km2 (2.5 sq mi)
Elevation 233 m (764 ft)
Population (2013)
 • Total 1,015[1]

Mirna Peč (pronounced [ˈmiːɾna ˈpeːtʃ]; German: Hönigstein[2]) is a rural settlement in southeast Slovenia. It is the seat of the Municipality of Mirna Peč.

Geography[edit]

Mirna Peč is located about 10 km northwest of Novo Mesto, the cultural and administrative centre of the traditional region of Lower Carniola, in the heart of the Temenica Valley. Mirna Peč consists of 16 streets: Brezence, Borovje, Češence, Industrijska cesta, Ivanja Vas, Marof, Na hirb, Ob avtocesti, Postja, Prisojna Pot, Rogovila, Rožna Ulica, Šranga, Trg, and Vihre.[3]

Culture[edit]

The Mirna Peč parish church of Saint Cantianius is part of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Novo Mesto. It was built in 1915 on the site of a 15th-century predecessor.[4]

Notable people[edit]

Notable people that were born or lived in Mirna Peč include:

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. 154.
  3. ^ "Odlok o naseljih in ulicah v Občini Mirna Peč". Uradni list Republike Slovenije (in Slovenian) (35 ed.). Ljubljana: Služba Vlade RS za zakonodajo. 26 April 2013. p. 4284. ISSN 1318-0576. Retrieved 26 February 2014. 
  4. ^ "EŠD 2041". Registry of Immovable Cultural Heritage (in Slovene). Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia. Retrieved 20 April 2011. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f g Savnik, Roman, ed. 1971. Krajevni leksikon Slovenije, vol. 2. Ljubljana: Državna založba Slovenije, p. 513.

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