Kobdilj

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Kobdilj
Kobdilj - kamnit portal in edikula.jpg
Kobdilj is located in Slovenia
Kobdilj
Kobdilj
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°48′57.6″N 13°51′7.26″E / 45.816000°N 13.8520167°E / 45.816000; 13.8520167Coordinates: 45°48′57.6″N 13°51′7.26″E / 45.816000°N 13.8520167°E / 45.816000; 13.8520167
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Region Slovenian Littoral
Municipality Komen
Area
 • Total 5.82 km2 (2.25 sq mi)
Elevation 276.3 m (906.5 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 194
[1]

Kobdilj (pronounced [ˈkoːbdil]; Italian: Cobidil San Gregorio) is a village south of Štanjel in the Municipality of Komen in the Littoral region of Slovenia next to the border with Italy.[2]

History[edit]

During the Second World War the village was burned by German forces.[3][4]

Church[edit]

The local church is dedicated to Saint Gregory and belongs to the Parish of Štanjel.[5]

Observatory[edit]

There is an astronomical observatory in the settlement. It was built between 2005 and 2008 and put into regular remote operation in January 2008. Most of the research time in the observatory is dedicated to monitoring variable stars.[6]

Notable residents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. ^ Komen municipal site
  3. ^ LOCUS. 2014. Urbanistični načrt urbanega območja Štanjela: konceptualni del. Solkan, p. 5.
  4. ^ Čeligoj, Ana, & Tina Jazbec. Nekdanja Vila Storič, Komen.
  5. ^ Roman Catholic Diocese of Koper List of Churches May 2008 Archived 2009-03-06 at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ Kobdilj Astronomical Observatory site
  7. ^ a b c Savnik, Roman, ed. 1968. Krajevni leksikon Slovenije, vol. 1. Ljubljana: Državna založba Slovenije. pp. 315–316.

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