Šentjošt, Novo Mesto

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Šentjošt
Šentjošt is located in Slovenia
Šentjošt
Šentjošt
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°46′51.82″N 15°12′32.73″E / 45.7810611°N 15.2090917°E / 45.7810611; 15.2090917Coordinates: 45°46′51.82″N 15°12′32.73″E / 45.7810611°N 15.2090917°E / 45.7810611; 15.2090917
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Lower Carniola
Statistical region Southeast Slovenia
Municipality Novo Mesto
Area
 • Total 2.3 km2 (0.9 sq mi)
Elevation 211.4 m (693.6 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 109
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Šentjošt (pronounced [ʃɛnˈtjoːʃt] or [ʃənˈtjoːʃt]) is a settlement in the hills southeast of Novo Mesto in southeastern Slovenia. The area is part of the traditional region of Lower Carniola and is now included in the Southeast Slovenia Statistical Region.[2]

The local church, from which the settlement also gets its name, is dedicated to Saint Judoc (Slovene: sveti Jošt) and belongs to the Parish of Stopiče. It was a 16th-century building that was extensively restyled in the early 19th century.[3]

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