Draga, Ig

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Draga
Draga Ig Slovenia.JPG
Draga is located in Slovenia
Draga
Draga
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°56′48.78″N 14°32′52.42″E / 45.9468833°N 14.5478944°E / 45.9468833; 14.5478944Coordinates: 45°56′48.78″N 14°32′52.42″E / 45.9468833°N 14.5478944°E / 45.9468833; 14.5478944
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Inner Carniola
Statistical region Central Slovenia
Municipality Ig
Area
 • Total 1.9 km2 (0.7 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 194
 • Density 101/km2 (260/sq mi)
[1]

Draga (pronounced [ˈdɾaːɡa]) is a small village in the Municipality of Ig in southeastern Slovenia. Until 2007, the area was part of the settlements of Dobravica and Sarsko.[2] The village is part of the traditional region of Inner Carniola and is included in the Central Slovenia Statistical Region.[3]

Name[edit]

The name Draga is derived from the Slovene common noun draga 'small, narrow valley', referring to the geographical location of the settlement.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Draga, Ig". Place Names. Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia. Retrieved 19 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Draga, Ig". Stat.si: krajevna imena [Stat.si: Place Names] (in Slovenian). Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia. Retrieved 19 August 2013. 
  3. ^ Ig municipal site
  4. ^ Snoj, Marko. 2009. Etimološki slovar slovenskih zemljepisnih imen. Ljubljana: Modrijan and Založba ZRC, p. 120.

External links[edit]