Žalna

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Žalna
Zalna Slovenia 2.jpg
Žalna is located in Slovenia
Žalna
Žalna
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°56′27.46″N 14°42′25.1″E / 45.9409611°N 14.706972°E / 45.9409611; 14.706972Coordinates: 45°56′27.46″N 14°42′25.1″E / 45.9409611°N 14.706972°E / 45.9409611; 14.706972
CountryFlag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional regionLower Carniola
Statistical regionCentral Slovenia
MunicipalityGrosuplje
Area
 • Total2.98 km2 (1.15 sq mi)
Elevation
335.3 m (1,100.1 ft)
Population
 (2002)
 • Total323
[1]

Žalna (pronounced [ˈʒaːlna]; in older sources also Žalina,[2] German: Schalna[2]) is a settlement in the Municipality of Grosuplje in central Slovenia. It lies southeast of Grosuplje in the historical region of Lower Carniola. The municipality is now included in the Central Slovenia Statistical Region.[3] It includes the hamlets of Prevale, Velika Žalna (in older sources also Velika Žalina,[2] German: Großschalna[2]), and Mala Žalna (in older sources also Mala Žalina,[2] German: Kleinschalna[2]), as well as part of the hamlet of Na Šoli.[4]

Church[edit]

View from southeast
Interior
Saint Lawrence's Church

The parish church in the settlement is dedicated to Saint Lawrence and belongs to the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Ljubljana. In dates to the 17th century with 18th- and 19th-century extensions.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. ^ a b c d e f Leksikon občin kraljestev in dežel zastopanih v državnem zboru, vol. 6: Kranjsko. Vienna: C. Kr. Dvorna in Državna Tiskarna. 1906. pp. 104–105.
  3. ^ Grosuplje municipal site
  4. ^ Savnik, Roman, ed. 1971. Krajevni leksikon Slovenije, vol. 2. Ljubljana: Državna založba Slovenije, p. 164.
  5. ^ "EŠD 11898". Registry of Immovable Cultural Heritage (in Slovenian). Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia. Retrieved 29 June 2011.

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