Draga, Nova Gorica

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Draga
Draga, railway halt. In the background, Prophet Daniel Parish Church in Dornberk.
Draga, railway halt. In the background, Prophet Daniel Parish Church in Dornberk.
Draga is located in Slovenia
Draga
Draga
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°53′7.03″N 13°43′57.73″E / 45.8852861°N 13.7327028°E / 45.8852861; 13.7327028Coordinates: 45°53′7.03″N 13°43′57.73″E / 45.8852861°N 13.7327028°E / 45.8852861; 13.7327028
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Slovenian Littoral
Statistical region Gorizia
Municipality Nova Gorica
Area
 • Total 0.32 km2 (0.12 sq mi)
Elevation 60.7 m (199.1 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 90
[1]

Draga (pronounced [ˈdɾaːɡa]) is a small settlement next to Dornberk in the Municipality of Nova Gorica in western Slovenia.[2] It is located in the Vipava Valley in the Gorizia region.

Name[edit]

The name Draga is derived from the Slovene common noun draga 'small, narrow valley', referring to the geographical location of the settlement.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. ^ Nova Gorica municipal site
  3. ^ Snoj, Marko. 2009. Etimološki slovar slovenskih zemljepisnih imen. Ljubljana: Modrijan and Založba ZRC, p. 120.

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