Breznica pri Žireh

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Breznica pri Žireh
Breznica pri Žireh is located in Slovenia
Breznica pri Žireh
Breznica pri Žireh
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°2′37.63″N 14°5′15.06″E / 46.0437861°N 14.0875167°E / 46.0437861; 14.0875167Coordinates: 46°2′37.63″N 14°5′15.06″E / 46.0437861°N 14.0875167°E / 46.0437861; 14.0875167
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Upper Carniola
Statistical region Upper Carniola
Municipality Žiri
Area
 • Total 0.94 km2 (0.36 sq mi)
Elevation 755.2 m (2,477.7 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 42
[1]

Breznica pri Žireh (pronounced [ˈbɾeːznitsa pɾi ʒiˈɾeːx]) is a small settlement in the hills west of Žiri in the Upper Carniola region of Slovenia.[2]

Name[edit]

The name of the settlement was changed from Breznica to Breznica pri Žireh in 1955.[3]

Church[edit]

The small church in the centre of the settlement is a late 15th- to early 16th-century building. It is dedicated to Saint Cantius and belongs to the Parish of Žiri.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. ^ Žiri municipal site
  3. ^ Spremembe naselij 1948–95. 1996. Database. Ljubljana: Geografski inštitut ZRC SAZU, DZS.
  4. ^ Žiri parish site

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