Binkelj

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Binkelj
Binkelj is located in Slovenia
Binkelj
Binkelj
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°10′28.73″N 14°17′48.23″E / 46.1746472°N 14.2967306°E / 46.1746472; 14.2967306Coordinates: 46°10′28.73″N 14°17′48.23″E / 46.1746472°N 14.2967306°E / 46.1746472; 14.2967306
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Upper Carniola
Statistical region Upper Carniola
Municipality Škofja Loka
Area
 • Total 0.06 km2 (0.02 sq mi)
Elevation 368.5 m (1,209.0 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 164
[1]

Binkelj (pronounced [ˈbiːŋkəl]; German: Winkel[2]) is a settlement in the Municipality of Škofja Loka in the Upper Carniola region of Slovenia. Urban expansion has made it an actual continuous part of the town of Škofja Loka.

Name[edit]

Binkelj was attested in written sources in 1300 as in dem Winchel (and as ze Alten Lak zu Winkhel in 1392, am Puhel before 1492, and im Winkhel in 1500). The name is derived from Middle High German winkel 'corner, secluded area, hiding place'.[3] In the 19th century the German name was Winkel.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. ^ a b Leksikon občin kraljestev in dežel zastopanih v državnem zboru, vol. 6: Kranjsko. 1906. Vienna: C. Kr. Dvorna in Državna Tiskarna, p. 62.
  3. ^ Snoj, Marko. 2009. Etimološki slovar slovenskih zemljepisnih imen. Ljubljana: Modrijan and Založba ZRC, p. 61.

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