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Pogled na Ursljo goro iz Kotelj.jpg
Kotlje is located in Slovenia
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°31′11.5″N 14°59′2.33″E / 46.519861°N 14.9839806°E / 46.519861; 14.9839806Coordinates: 46°31′11.5″N 14°59′2.33″E / 46.519861°N 14.9839806°E / 46.519861; 14.9839806
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Carinthia
Statistical region Carinthia
Municipality Ravne na Koroškem
 • Total 0.97 km2 (0.37 sq mi)
Elevation 452.4 m (1,484.3 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 1,008

Kotlje (pronounced [ˈkɔːtljɛ]) is a village in the hills south of Ravne na Koroškem in the Carinthia region in northern Slovenia.[2] Kotlje is described in some of the works by the writer Prežihov Voranc.


The parish church in the village is dedicated to Saint Margaret and belongs to the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Maribor. It was first mentioned in written documents dating to 1367, but has been rebuilt and expanded a number of times.[3]

Notable people[edit]

Notable people that were born or lived in Kotlje include:

  • Alojzij Kuhar (1895–1958), conservative politician and diplomat, brother of Prežihov Voranc


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