Lig

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Lig
Lig is located in Slovenia
Lig
Lig
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°6′31.48″N 13°36′42.57″E / 46.1087444°N 13.6118250°E / 46.1087444; 13.6118250Coordinates: 46°6′31.48″N 13°36′42.57″E / 46.1087444°N 13.6118250°E / 46.1087444; 13.6118250
CountryFlag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional regionLittoral
Statistical regionGorizia
MunicipalityKanal ob Soči
Area
 • Total5.88 km2 (2.27 sq mi)
Elevation
458.7 m (1,504.9 ft)
Population
 (2002)
 • Total143
[1]

Lig (pronounced [ˈliːk]; Italian: Liga[2]) is a dispersed settlement in the hills northwest of Kanal in the Littoral region of Slovenia. It lies on the border with Italy and is made up of the smaller settlements of Lig, Kostanjevica, and Strmec, as well as a few remote farmsteads in the Kanal Kolovrat range.[3]

Church[edit]

Marijino Celje, the parish church in Lig

The parish church in the area known as Marijino Celje is dedicated to Saint Zeno and The Holy Name of Mary. It is a popular pilgrimage church and belongs to the Diocese of Koper. A second church belonging to this parish is built in the Lig area and is dedicated to Saint Anthony of Padua.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. ^ Spezialortsrepertorium der österreichischen Länder. Bearbeitet auf Grund der Ergebnisse der Volkszählung vom 31. Dezember 1910, vol. 7: Österreichisch-Illyrisches Küstenland. Vienna: K. k. Hof- und Staatsdruckerei. 1918. p. 7.
  3. ^ Kanal ob Soči municipal site
  4. ^ Roman Catholic Diocese of Koper List of Churches May 2008 Archived 2009-03-06 at the Wayback Machine

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