Florjan, Šoštanj

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Florjan
Sveti Florjan (until 1955),
Sveti Florjan pri Šoštanju (1955–1984)
Florjan is located in Slovenia
Florjan
Florjan
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°23′46.38″N 15°0′6.4″E / 46.3962167°N 15.001778°E / 46.3962167; 15.001778Coordinates: 46°23′46.38″N 15°0′6.4″E / 46.3962167°N 15.001778°E / 46.3962167; 15.001778
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Styria
Statistical region Savinja
Municipality Šoštanj
Area
 • Total 3.99 km2 (1.54 sq mi)
Elevation 487.4 m (1,599.1 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 759
[1]

Florjan (pronounced [flɔɾˈjaːn]) is a settlement in the Municipality of Šoštanj in northern Slovenia. The area was traditionally part of Styria. The municipality is now included in the Savinja Statistical Region.[2]

Name[edit]

The name of the settlement was changed from Sveti Florjan to Sveti Florjan pri Šoštanju in 1955. The name was changed again in 1984 to Florjan.[3]

Church[edit]

The local church from which the settlement gets its name is dedicated to Saint Florian and belongs to the Parish of Šoštanj. It dates to the 16th century.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. ^ Šoštanj municipal site
  3. ^ Spremembe naselij 1948–95. 1996. Database. Ljubljana: Geografski inštitut ZRC SAZU, DZS.
  4. ^ Slovenian Ministry of Culture register of national heritage reference number ešd 3432

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