Banjšice

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Banjšice
Banjšice is located in Slovenia
Banjšice
Banjšice
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°3′10.64″N 13°42′40.87″E / 46.0529556°N 13.7113528°E / 46.0529556; 13.7113528Coordinates: 46°3′10.64″N 13°42′40.87″E / 46.0529556°N 13.7113528°E / 46.0529556; 13.7113528
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Slovenian Littoral
Statistical region Gorizia
Municipality Nova Gorica
Area
 • Total 14.45 km2 (5.58 sq mi)
Elevation 670.9 m (2,201.1 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 264
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Banjšice (pronounced [ˈbaːnʃitsɛ]; Italian: Bainsizza or Bainsizza Santo Spirito) is a settlement in western Slovenia in the municipality of Nova Gorica. It has a population of 264. It is located on the high Banjšice Plateau, overlooking the Soča Valley. It is made up of several hamlets including Breg, Lohke, Ošlakarji, Mrcinje, Trušnje, Podlešče, Raven, Kuščarji, and Krvavec.[2]

The parish church in the settlement is dedicated to the Holy Spirit and belongs to the Diocese of Koper.[3]

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