Volčja Draga

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Volčja Draga
Volčja Draga is located in Slovenia
Volčja Draga
Volčja Draga
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°54′10.82″N 13°40′35.37″E / 45.9030056°N 13.6764917°E / 45.9030056; 13.6764917Coordinates: 45°54′10.82″N 13°40′35.37″E / 45.9030056°N 13.6764917°E / 45.9030056; 13.6764917
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Region Slovenian Littoral
Municipality Renče-Vogrsko
Area
 • Total 1.19 km2 (0.46 sq mi)
Elevation 52.3 m (171.6 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 697
[1]

Volčja Draga (pronounced [ˈvoːu̯tʃja ˈdɾaːɡa]; Italian: Valvolciana) is a settlement in the Municipality of Renče-Vogrsko in the Littoral region of Slovenia.[2]

Name[edit]

The name Volčja Draga literally means 'wolf valley'. The first part of the name is derived from the Slovene adjective volčji (literally, 'wolf'), which may refer to the animal (< volk 'wolf') or to the related Slavic personal name *Vьlkъ. The second part of the name is from the common noun draga 'small, narrow valley', referring to the geographical location of the settlement.[3]

Industry[edit]

Volčja Draga has a lot of factories and independent tradesmen.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. ^ Renče–Vogrsko municipal site
  3. ^ Snoj, Marko. 2009. Etimološki slovar slovenskih zemljepisnih imen. Ljubljana: Modrijan and Založba ZRC, pp. 120, 465.

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