Dobje pri Planini

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Dobje pri Planini
Dobje pri Planini.jpg
Dobje pri Planini is located in Slovenia
Dobje pri Planini
Dobje pri Planini
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°8′12.78″N 15°23′40.17″E / 46.1368833°N 15.3944917°E / 46.1368833; 15.3944917Coordinates: 46°8′12.78″N 15°23′40.17″E / 46.1368833°N 15.3944917°E / 46.1368833; 15.3944917
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Styria
Statistical region Savinja
Municipality Dobje
Elevation[1] 560 m (1,840 ft)
Population (2012)[2]
 • Total 123
 • Density 153/km2 (400/sq mi)
[3]

Dobje pri Planini (pronounced [ˈdoːbjɛ pɾi plaˈniːni]) is a settlement in the Municipality of Dobje in eastern Slovenia. It is the administrative center of the municipality. It was traditionally part of the Styria region. It is now included with the rest of the municipality in the Savinja Statistical Region. It has its own primary school and post office.[4]

Name[edit]

The name of the settlement was changed from Dobje to Dobje pri Planini in 1953.[5]

Church[edit]

The parish church in the settlement is dedicated to the Virgin Mary and belongs to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Celje. It was first mentioned in written documents dating to 1545, but was extensively rebuilt in the 18th and 19th centuries.[6]

Notable people[edit]

Notable people that were born in Dobje pri Planini include:

  • Jože Brilej (1910–1981), communist political commissar and Yugoslav politician

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nadmorska višina naselij, kjer so sedeži občin" [Height above sea level of seats of municipalities] (in Slovenian and English). Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia. 2002. 
  2. ^ "Dobje pri Planini, Dobje". Place Names. Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia. Retrieved 6 September 2012. 
  3. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  4. ^ Dobje municipal site
  5. ^ Spremembe naselij 1948–95. 1996. Database. Ljubljana: Geografski inštitut ZRC SAZU, DZS.
  6. ^ Slovenian Ministry of Culture register of national heritage reference number ešd 2939

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