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1908 postcard of Kozina
1908 postcard of Kozina
Kozina is located in Slovenia
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°36′32.8″N 13°56′11.57″E / 45.609111°N 13.9365472°E / 45.609111; 13.9365472Coordinates: 45°36′32.8″N 13°56′11.57″E / 45.609111°N 13.9365472°E / 45.609111; 13.9365472
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Littoral
Statistical region Coastal–Karst
Municipality Hrpelje-Kozina
 • Total 2.96 km2 (1.14 sq mi)
Elevation 492.7 m (1,616.5 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 572

Kozina (pronounced [kɔˈziːna]; Italian: Cosina) is a settlement in the Municipality of Hrpelje-Kozina in the Littoral region of Slovenia, close to the border with Italy.[2]

The village developed only after the railway was established; in 1825 there were only three houses in Kozina. It became an important center for teamsters, with twelve inns with stalls for teamsters' horses.[3] Today it lies at the intersection of the LjubljanaKoper freeway with the TriesteRijeka route.


  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia. stat.si
  2. ^ Hrpelje-Kozina municipal site Archived 2008-12-18 at the Wayback Machine.. hrpelje-kozina.si
  3. ^ Savnik, Roman (ed.). 1968. Krajevni leksikon Slovenije, vol 1. Ljubljana: Državna založba Slovenije, p. 318.

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