Gaberke

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Gaberke

Gabrke (until 1988)
Gaberke is located in Slovenia
Gaberke
Gaberke
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°23′26.29″N 15°4′42.29″E / 46.3906361°N 15.0784139°E / 46.3906361; 15.0784139Coordinates: 46°23′26.29″N 15°4′42.29″E / 46.3906361°N 15.0784139°E / 46.3906361; 15.0784139
CountryFlag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional regionStyria
Statistical regionSavinja
MunicipalityŠoštanj
Area
 • Total3.61 km2 (1.39 sq mi)
Elevation
387.3 m (1,270.7 ft)
Population
 (2002)
 • Total673
[1]

Gaberke (pronounced [ˈɡaːbɛɾkɛ], in older sources also Gaberk,[2] German: Gaberg[2]) is a settlement in the Municipality of Šoštanj in northern Slovenia. The area is part of the traditional region of Styria. The entire municipality is now included in the Savinja Statistical Region.[3]

Name

The name of the settlement was changed from Gabrke to Gaberke in 1988.[4]

Church

The local church is dedicated to Saint Ulrich (Slovene: sveti Urh) and belongs to the Parish of Šoštanj. It was built in 1828 on the site of a 16th-century church.[5]

References

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. ^ a b Leksikon občin kraljestev in dežel zastopanih v državnem zboru, vol. 4: Štajersko. Vienna: C. Kr. Dvorna in Državna Tiskarna. 1904. p. 272.
  3. ^ Šoštanj municipal site
  4. ^ Spremembe naselij 1948–95. 1996. Database. Ljubljana: Geografski inštitut ZRC SAZU, DZS.
  5. ^ Slovenian Ministry of Culture register of national heritage reference number ešd 3435

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