Bezenškovo Bukovje

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Bezenškovo Bukovje
Bukovje (until 1953)
Bezenškovo Bukovje is located in Slovenia
Bezenškovo Bukovje
Bezenškovo Bukovje
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°19′40.21″N 15°19′45.28″E / 46.3278361°N 15.3292444°E / 46.3278361; 15.3292444Coordinates: 46°19′40.21″N 15°19′45.28″E / 46.3278361°N 15.3292444°E / 46.3278361; 15.3292444
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Styria
Statistical region Savinja
Municipality Vojnik
Area
 • Total 1.12 km2 (0.43 sq mi)
Elevation 413.6 m (1,357.0 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 104
[1]

Bezenškovo Bukovje (pronounced [ˈbeːzənʃkɔʋɔ buˈkoːu̯jɛ]) is a settlement in the Municipality of Vojnik in eastern Slovenia. It lies in the hills east of Frankolovo off the main road from Vojnik to Slovenske Konjice. The area was traditionally part of the Styria region. It is now included with the rest of the municipality in the Savinja Statistical Region.[2]

Name[edit]

The name of the settlement was changed from Bukovje to Bezenškovo Bukovje in 1953.[3]

Cultural heritage[edit]

A small chapel-shrine in the village was built in 1897 at the initiative of Anton Bezenšek.[4]

Notable people[edit]

Notable people that were born or lived in Bezenškovo Bukovje include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. ^ Vojnik municipal site
  3. ^ Spremembe naselij 1948–95. 1996. Database. Ljubljana: Geografski inštitut ZRC SAZU, DZS.
  4. ^ Slovenian Ministry of Culture register of national heritage reference number ešd 25129

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