Božakovo

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Božakovo
Božakovo is located in Slovenia
Božakovo
Božakovo
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°38′45.05″N 15°22′25.77″E / 45.6458472°N 15.3738250°E / 45.6458472; 15.3738250Coordinates: 45°38′45.05″N 15°22′25.77″E / 45.6458472°N 15.3738250°E / 45.6458472; 15.3738250
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region White Carniola
Statistical region Southeast Slovenia
Municipality Metlika
Area
 • Total 2.35 km2 (0.91 sq mi)
Elevation 176.1 m (577.8 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 119
[1]

Božakovo (pronounced [bɔˈʒaːkɔʋɔ]; in older sources also Božjakovo,[2][3] German: Boschakowo[3] or Boschiakou[2][4]) is a village on the left bank of the Kolpa River in the Municipality of Metlika in the White Carniola area of southeastern Slovenia. The entire area is part of the traditional region of Lower Carniola and is now included in the Southeast Slovenia Statistical Region.[5]

The local church is dedicated to Mary Magdalene and belongs to the Parish of Metlika. It was built in the 18th century.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SURS". www.stat.si. 
  2. ^ a b Intelligenzblatt zur Laibacher Zeitung, no. 141. 24 November 1849, p. 34.
  3. ^ a b Spezial-orts-repertorium von Krain. 1884. Vienna: Alfred Hölder, p. 142.
  4. ^ Leksikon občin kraljestev in dežel zastopanih v dravnem zboru, vol. 6: Kranjsko. 1906. Vienna: C. Kr. Dvorna in Državna Tiskarna, p. 10.
  5. ^ "Občina Metlika - Bela krajina, Slovenija, Evropa". www.metlika.si. 
  6. ^ Slovenian Ministry of Culture register of national heritage reference number ešd 2030

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