Jarše District

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Jarše District

Četrtna skupnost Jarše
The Nove Jarše neighborhood
The Nove Jarše neighborhood
Map of districts in Ljubljana. The Jarše District is number 6.
Map of districts in Ljubljana. The Jarše District is number 6.
Jarše District is located in Slovenia
Jarše District
Jarše District
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°4′3.87″N 14°33′27.32″E / 46.0677417°N 14.5575889°E / 46.0677417; 14.5575889Coordinates: 46°4′3.87″N 14°33′27.32″E / 46.0677417°N 14.5575889°E / 46.0677417; 14.5575889
CountryFlag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional regionUpper Carniola
Statistical regionCentral Slovenia
MunicipalityLjubljana
Area
 • Total9.06 km2 (3.50 sq mi)
Population
(2014)[1]
 • Total13,908

The Jarše District (Slovene: Četrtna skupnost Jarše), or simply Jarše (Slovene pronunciation: [ˈjàːrʃɛ]),[2] is a district (mestna četrt) of the City Municipality of Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. It is named after the former village of Jarše, now part of the Bežigrad District.

Geography[edit]

The Jarše District is bounded on the south by the main railroad line; on the west by Šmartno Street (Šmartinska cesta), Sava Street (Savska cesta), Žale Street (Žalska cesta), the west edge of the Žale Cemetery, Jarše Street (Jarška cesta), Cleveland Street (Clevelandska ulica), and a line running between the former villages of Jarše and Obrije; on the north by the Sava River; and on the east by the A1 Freeway. The district includes the former villages of Hrastje, Obrije, Šmartno ob Savi, and Sneberje, as well as the workers' development of Zelena Jama and the Nove Jarše neighborhood. BTC City, the largest business, shopping, recreational, entertainment and cultural centre in Europe, is located in Jarše.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b City of Ljubljana Districts (in Slovene)
  2. ^ "Slovenski pravopis 2001: Jarše".

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