Komarna Vas

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Komarna Vas
Komarna Vas is located in Slovenia
Komarna Vas
Komarna Vas
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°40′22.08″N 15°4′49.2″E / 45.6728000°N 15.080333°E / 45.6728000; 15.080333Coordinates: 45°40′22.08″N 15°4′49.2″E / 45.6728000°N 15.080333°E / 45.6728000; 15.080333
CountryFlag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional regionLower Carniola
Statistical regionSoutheast Slovenia
MunicipalitySemič
Area
 • Total15.39 km2 (5.94 sq mi)
Elevation
680.2 m (2,231.6 ft)
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Komarna Vas (pronounced [kɔˈmaːɾna ˈʋaːs]; German: Muckendorf[2] or Obertappelwerch[3][4]) is a village on the eastern edge of Kočevski Rog in the Municipality of Semič in Slovenia. The area is part of the historical region of Lower Carniola. The municipality is now included in the Southeast Slovenia Statistical Region.[5]

History[edit]

Komarna Vas was inhabited by Gottschee Germans that were mostly expelled in 1941 during the Second World War. The local church was burned down in 1942. It was dedicated to the Virgin Mary, Queen of All Saints.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia Archived November 18, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Ferenc, Mitja. 2007. Nekdanji nemški jezikovni otok na kočevskem. Kočevje: Pokrajinski muzej, p. 4.
  3. ^ Leksikon občin kraljestev in dežel zastopanih v državnem zboru, vol. 6: Kranjsko. 1906. Vienna: C. Kr. Dvorna in Državna Tiskarna, p. 152.
  4. ^ Glonar, Joža. 1933. Poučni slovar, vol. 2. Ljubljana: Umetniška propaganda, p. 138.
  5. ^ Semič municipal site
  6. ^ "EŠD 2770". Registry of Immovable Cultural Heritage (in Slovenian). Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia. Retrieved 11 March 2011.

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