Tabor, Nova Gorica

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Tabor
Tabor is located in Slovenia
Tabor
Tabor
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°52′47.87″N 13°44′23.21″E / 45.8799639°N 13.7397806°E / 45.8799639; 13.7397806Coordinates: 45°52′47.87″N 13°44′23.21″E / 45.8799639°N 13.7397806°E / 45.8799639; 13.7397806
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Slovenian Littoral
Statistical region Gorizia
Municipality Nova Gorica
Area
 • Total 0.98 km2 (0.38 sq mi)
Elevation 134.7 m (441.9 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 165
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Tabor (pronounced [ˈtaːbɔɾ]) is a village in western Slovenia in the Municipality of Nova Gorica.[2] It is located on a small hill overlooking the Vipava Valley. The name comes from the Slovene term tabor, denoting a fortified church or village. In fact, the village was fortified in the 16th century as a defense against the Ottoman raids. Part of the fortifications are still visible today.

Tabor gravitates towards the village of Dornberk.

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