Škofljica

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Škofljica
Skyline of Škofljica
Škofljica is located in Slovenia
Škofljica
Škofljica
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°59′01″N 14°34′34″E / 45.98361°N 14.57611°E / 45.98361; 14.57611Coordinates: 45°59′01″N 14°34′34″E / 45.98361°N 14.57611°E / 45.98361; 14.57611
CountryFlag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional regionLower Carniola
Statistical regionCentral Slovenia
MunicipalityŠkofljica
Area
 • Total4.55 km2 (1.76 sq mi)
Elevation
300 m (1,000 ft)
Population
 (2018)
 • Total2,716
[1]

Škofljica (pronounced [ˈʃkoːfljitsa]; German: Geweihtenbrunn[2]) is a settlement in central Slovenia. It is the seat of the Municipality of Škofljica. It lies on the eastern edge of the marshlands south of the capital Ljubljana. The entire municipality is part of the traditional region of Lower Carniola and is now included in the Central Slovenia Statistical Region.

Church[edit]

The parish church in the settlement is dedicated to Saints Cyril and Methodius and belongs to the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Ljubljana. It is a modern building built in 1986.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. ^ Leksikon občin kraljestev in dežel zastopanih v državnem zboru, vol. 6: Kranjsko. Vienna: C. Kr. Dvorna in Državna Tiskarna. 1906. p. 113.
  3. ^ Slovenian Ministry of Culture register of national heritage reference number ešd 4157

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