Drenchia

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Drenchia

Dreka  (Slovene)
Drencje  (Friulian)
Comune di Drenchia
Location of Drenchia
Drenchia is located in Italy
Drenchia
Drenchia
Location of Drenchia in Italy
Drenchia is located in Friuli-Venezia Giulia
Drenchia
Drenchia
Drenchia (Friuli-Venezia Giulia)
Coordinates: 46°11′N 13°39′E / 46.183°N 13.650°E / 46.183; 13.650Coordinates: 46°11′N 13°39′E / 46.183°N 13.650°E / 46.183; 13.650
CountryItaly
RegionFriuli-Venezia Giulia
ProvinceProvince of Udine (UD)
FrazioniClabuzzaro/Brieg, Crai/Kraj, Cras/Kras (sede comunale), Drenchia inferiore/Dolenja Dreka, Drenchia Superiore/Gorenja Dreka, Lase/Laze, Malinsche/Malinske, Obenetto/Dubenije, Obranche/Obranke, Oznebrida/Ocnebardo, Paciuch/Pačuh, Peternel/Peternel, Prapotnizza/Praponca, San Volfango/Svet Štuoblank, Trinco/Trinko, Trusgne/Trušnje, Zavart/Zavart, Zuodar/Cuoder.
Government
 • MayorMario Zufferli (Lista civica)
Area
 • Total13.8 km2 (5.3 sq mi)
Elevation
663 m (2,175 ft)
Population
 (Dec. 2010)[2]
 • Total141
 • Density10/km2 (26/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
33040
Dialing code0432
Patron saintAssumption of Mary
Saint dayAugust 15
WebsiteInstitutional website
Peternel Frazione

Drenchia (Slovene: Dreka; Friulian: Drencje) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Udine in the Italian region Friuli-Venezia Giulia, located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) north of Trieste and about 35 kilometres (22 mi) northeast of Udine, on the border with Slovenia. Drenchia is located on the western slopes of the Kolovrat Range, dividing Italy from Slovenia, and borders the following municipalities: Grimacco, Kanal ob Soči (Slovenia), Kobarid (Slovenia), and Tolmin (Slovenia).

Drenchia localities include Clabuzzaro/Brieg, Crai/Kraj, Cras/Kras, Drenchia inferiore/Dolenja Dreka, Drenchia Superiore/Gorenja Dreka, Lase/Laze, Malinsche/Malinske, Obenetto/Dubenije, Obranche/Obranke, Oznebrida/Ocnebardo, Paciuch/Pačuh, Peternel/Peternel, Prapotnizza/Praponca, San Volfango/Svet Štuoblank, Trinco/Trinko, Trusgne/Trušnje, Zavart/Zavart, Zuodar/Cuoder.[3]

Municipal hall is located in Cras.

As of 31 December 2010, it had a population of 141 and an area of 13.8 square kilometres (5.3 sq mi).[4]

Ethnic composition[edit]

97% of the population in Drenchia were Slovenes according to the census 1971.[5]

Demographic decline[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Superficie di Comuni Province e Regioni italiane al 9 ottobre 2011". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Popolazione Residente al 1° Gennaio 2018". Istat. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  3. ^ en.comuni-italiani.it, Municipalities in Italy
  4. ^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.
  5. ^ Thomas, Lee; Lokar A. (1977) Socioeconomic structure of the Slovene population in Italy, Slovene Studies Journal, Chicago, Illinois, p.28.

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