Predgriže

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Predgriže
Predgriže is located in Slovenia
Predgriže
Predgriže
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°55′50.98″N 14°3′38.2″E / 45.9308278°N 14.060611°E / 45.9308278; 14.060611Coordinates: 45°55′50.98″N 14°3′38.2″E / 45.9308278°N 14.060611°E / 45.9308278; 14.060611
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Littoral
Statistical region Gorizia
Municipality Idrija
Area
 • Total 7.88 km2 (3.04 sq mi)
Elevation 662.3 m (2,172.9 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 164
[1]

Predgriže (pronounced [pɾɛdˈɡɾiːʒɛ]; German: Predgrische[2]) is a settlement northeast of Črni Vrh in the Municipality of Idrija in the traditional Littoral region of Slovenia.[3]

Mass grave[edit]

Predgriže is the site of a mass grave associated with the Second World War. The Crow Peak Shaft 2 Mass Grave (Slovene: Grobišče Brezno 2 SZ od Vranjega vrha) is located about 2.5 km north of Predgriž and about 2.5 km west of Godovič. It contains the remains of unidentified victims.[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. ^ Crow Peak Shaft 2 Mass Grave on Geopedia (in Slovene)

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