Cirnik, Brežice

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Cirnik
Cirnik is located in Slovenia
Cirnik
Cirnik
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°51′52.03″N 15°38′44.27″E / 45.8644528°N 15.6456306°E / 45.8644528; 15.6456306Coordinates: 45°51′52.03″N 15°38′44.27″E / 45.8644528°N 15.6456306°E / 45.8644528; 15.6456306
CountryFlag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional regionLower Carniola
Statistical regionLower Sava
MunicipalityBrežice
Area
 • Total3.87 km2 (1.49 sq mi)
Elevation
353.5 m (1,159.8 ft)
Population
 (2002)
 • Total98
[1]

Cirnik (pronounced [ˈtsiːɾnik], in older sources also Veliki Cirnik,[2] German: Großzirnik[2]) is a settlement in the hills above the right bank of the Sava River in the Municipality of Brežice in eastern Slovenia. The area was traditionally part of Lower Carniola. It is now included in the Lower Sava Statistical Region.[3]

The local church is dedicated to the Holy Cross and belongs to the Parish of Velika Dolina. It dates to 1645.[4]

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. 68.
  3. ^ Brežice municipal site
  4. ^ Slovenian Ministry of Culture register of national heritage reference number 2636

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