Cerina

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Cerina
Cerina is located in Slovenia
Cerina
Cerina
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°52′43.33″N 15°36′26.2″E / 45.8787028°N 15.607278°E / 45.8787028; 15.607278Coordinates: 45°52′43.33″N 15°36′26.2″E / 45.8787028°N 15.607278°E / 45.8787028; 15.607278
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Lower Carniola
Statistical region Lower Sava
Municipality Brežice
Area
 • Total 1.13 km2 (0.44 sq mi)
Elevation 223.9 m (734.6 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 141
[1]

Cerina (pronounced [tsɛˈɾiːna]; German: Zerina[2]) is a settlement south of Čatež ob Savi in the Municipality of Brežice in eastern Slovenia. The area was traditionally part of Lower Carniola. It is now included with the rest of the municipality in the Lower Sava Statistical Region.[3]

A 17th-century mansion in the settlement was originally the estate of the Kostanjevica Monastery. Three sides around the central courtyard are living quarters and the fourth side is closed off with a chapel dedicated to Saint Michael.[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. 68.
  3. ^ Brežice municipal site
  4. ^ Slovenian Ministry of Culture register of national heritage reference number 10539

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