Jelični Vrh

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Jelični Vrh
Jelični Vrh is located in Slovenia
Jelični Vrh
Jelični Vrh
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°58′37.32″N 14°3′59.56″E / 45.9770333°N 14.0665444°E / 45.9770333; 14.0665444Coordinates: 45°58′37.32″N 14°3′59.56″E / 45.9770333°N 14.0665444°E / 45.9770333; 14.0665444
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Littoral
Statistical region Gorizia
Municipality Idrija
Area
 • Total 9.14 km2 (3.53 sq mi)
Elevation 640 m (2,100 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 134
[1]

Jelični Vrh (pronounced [jɛˈliːtʃni ˈʋəɾx]; German: Jelitschenwerch[2]) is a dispersed settlement in the hills southeast of Idrija in the traditional Littoral region of Slovenia.[3] It includes the hamlets of Baraka, Goverkarjev Vrh, Kališe, Pod Veharšami, and Vrh Žale.[4]

Mass graves[edit]

Jelični Vrh is the site of two known mass graves from the period immediately after the Second World War. Both graves are located southwest of the settlement, along an unsurfaced road at the beginning of the Brus Ravine (Slovene: Brusova grapa), on the right side of the road between Godovič and Idrija. They contain the remains of Slovene civilians murdered in June 1945. The total number of victims is believed to be between four and ten. The Brus Ravine 1 Mass Grave (Grobišče Brusova grapa 1) is believed to contain the body of one known victim, Jože Lazar.[5] The Brus Ravine 2 Mass Grave (Grobišče Brusova grapa 2) contains the remains of an unknown number of victims.[6]

Notable people[edit]

Notable people that were born or lived in Jelični Vrh include:

  • Anton Mažgon (1812–1849), translator and first lecturer in civil law at the University of Ljubljana[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. ^ Leksikon občin kraljestev in dežel zastopanih v državnem zboru, vol. 6: Kranjsko. 1906. Vienna: C. Kr. Dvorna in Državna Tiskarna, p. 124.
  3. ^ Idrija municipal site
  4. ^ a b Savnik, Roman, ed. 1968. Krajevni leksikon Slovenije, vol. 1. Ljubljana: Državna založba Slovenije, p. 74.
  5. ^ Brus Ravine 1 Mass Grave on Geopedia (in Slovene)
  6. ^ Brus Ravine 2 Mass Grave on Geopedia (in Slovene)

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