Žlebič, Ribnica

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Žlebič
Žlebič is located in Slovenia
Žlebič
Žlebič
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°45′57.61″N 14°41′35.15″E / 45.7660028°N 14.6930972°E / 45.7660028; 14.6930972Coordinates: 45°45′57.61″N 14°41′35.15″E / 45.7660028°N 14.6930972°E / 45.7660028; 14.6930972
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Lower Carniola
Statistical region Southeast Slovenia
Municipality Ribnica
Area
 • Total 2.15 km2 (0.83 sq mi)
Elevation 512 m (1,680 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 236
[1]

Žlebič (pronounced [ʒlɛˈbitʃ]; German: Schlebitsch[2]) is a village in the Municipality of Ribnica in southern Slovenia. The railway line from Ljubljana to Kočevje runs through the settlement. The area is part of the traditional region of Lower Carniola and is now included in the Southeast Slovenia Statistical Region.[3]

History[edit]

During the Second World War, a number of civilians from Žlebič were murdered on 28 July 1942 and buried in the Žiglovica Cave Mass Grave (Slovene: Grobišče Jama Žiglovica) in Ribnica.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. ^ Leksikon občin kraljestev in dežel zastopanih v državnem zboru, vol. 6: Kranjsko. 1906. Vienna: C. Kr. Dvorna in Državna Tiskarna, p. 50.
  3. ^ Ribnica municipal site
  4. ^ Žiglovica Cave Mass Grave on Geopedia (Slovene)

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