Krkavče

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Krkavče
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Krkavče is located in Slovenia
Krkavče
Krkavče
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°27′50.35″N 13°41′34.09″E / 45.4639861°N 13.6928028°E / 45.4639861; 13.6928028Coordinates: 45°27′50.35″N 13°41′34.09″E / 45.4639861°N 13.6928028°E / 45.4639861; 13.6928028
Country  Slovenia
Traditional region Littoral
Statistical region Coastal–Karst
Municipality Koper
Area
 • Total 6.45 km2 (2.49 sq mi)
Elevation 185.3 m (607.9 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 254
[1]

Krkavče (pronounced [ˈkəɾkau̯tʃɛ]; Italian: Carcauzze[2] or Carcase[3]) is a village in the City Municipality of Koper in the Littoral region of Slovenia close to the border with Croatia.[4] It includes the hamlets of Abrabi, Draga, Girič, Glavini, Hrib, Mačkujek, Pršuti, Rov, Škrljevec, Solni, Sveti Maver, and Žvabi.[5]

Church[edit]

West facade
Church interior
Archangel Michael's Church

The parish church in the settlement is dedicated to Saint Michael.[6] It was built on the bare stone village square in 1749.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia Archived November 18, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Spezialortsrepertorium der österreichischen Länder. Bearbeiten auf Grund der Ergebnisse der Volkszälung vom 31. Dezember 1910, vol. 7: Österreichisch-Illyrisches Küstenland. 1918. Vienna: K. k. Hof- und Staatsdruckerei, p. 34.
  3. ^ Atlante stradale d'Italia. Nord. 2004. Milan: Touring Club Italiano, map 20.
  4. ^ Koper municipal site Archived March 8, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ Savnik, Roman, ed. 1968. Krajevni leksikon Slovenije, vol. 1. Ljubljana: Državna založba Slovenije. p. 136.
  6. ^ Roman Catholic Diocese of Koper List of Churches May 2008 Archived March 6, 2009, at the Wayback Machine.

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