Ročinj

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Ročinj
Ročinj is located in Slovenia
Ročinj
Ročinj
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°6′34.29″N 13°40′13.44″E / 46.1095250°N 13.6704000°E / 46.1095250; 13.6704000Coordinates: 46°6′34.29″N 13°40′13.44″E / 46.1095250°N 13.6704000°E / 46.1095250; 13.6704000
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Region Goriška, Slovenian Littoral
Municipality Kanal ob Soči
Area
 • Total 5.32 km2 (2.05 sq mi)
Elevation 195.6 m (641.7 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 329
[1]

Ročinj (Italian: Ronzina) is a village on the right bank of the Soča River in the Municipality of Kanal in the Littoral region of Slovenia.[2]

Church[edit]

The parish church in the settlement is dedicated to Saint Andrew and belongs to the Diocese of Koper. A second church belonging to this parish is built on a hill above the settlement and is dedicated to Saint Paul.[3]

Notable people[edit]

Notable people that were born or lived in Ročinj include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. ^ Kanal municipal site
  3. ^ Roman Catholic Diocese of Koper List of Churches May 2008
  4. ^ Bokal, Ljudmila, ed. 2008. Čebelarski terminološki slovar. Ljubljana: Založba ZRC, ZRC SAZU and Lukovica: Čebelarska zveza Slovenije, p. 255.

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