Loka pri Zidanem Mostu

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Loka pri Zidanem Mostu
village
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Loka pri Zidanem Mostu is located in Slovenia
Loka pri Zidanem Mostu
Loka pri Zidanem Mostu
Location of Loka pri Zidanem Mostu in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°3′20.44″N 15°12′29.98″E / 46.0556778°N 15.2083278°E / 46.0556778; 15.2083278Coordinates: 46°3′20.44″N 15°12′29.98″E / 46.0556778°N 15.2083278°E / 46.0556778; 15.2083278
Country  Slovenia
Traditional region Styria
Statistical region Lower Sava
Municipality Sevnica
Area
 • Total 1.64 km2 (0.63 sq mi)
Elevation 210.3 m (690.0 ft)
Population (Census 2002)
 • Total 472
 • Density 290/km2 (750/sq mi)
Source: Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia, census of 2002.
Loka pri Zidanem Mostu

Loka pri Zidanem Mostu (pronounced [ˈloːka pɾi ˈziːdanɛm ˈmoːstu]) is a village on the left bank of the Sava River in the Municipality of Sevnica in central Slovenia. The area is part of the historical region of Styria. The municipality is now included in the Lower Sava Statistical Region.[1]

Name[edit]

The name of the settlement was changed from Loka to Loka pri Zidanem Mostu (literally, 'Loka near Zidani Most') in 1952.[2] The toponym Loka is frequent in Slovenia and comes from the common noun loka 'flood-meadow', referring to the local geography.[3]

Church[edit]

The parish church in the settlement is dedicated to Saint Helena and belongs to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Celje.[4] It was originally a 13th-century church that was restyled in the Baroque in 1740.[5]

Notable people[edit]

Notable people that were born or lived in Loka pri Zidanem Mostu include:

Demographics[edit]

Population by age groups and sex, 2002[8]
0–14 15–24 25–34 35–44 45–54 55–64 65–74  75+  Total
Male 20 20 23 20 28 24 31 20 186
Female 19 16 23 25 22 29 48 104 286
Total 39 36 46 45 50 53 79 124 472

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sevnica municipal site" (in Slovenian). 
  2. ^ Spremembe naselij 1948–95. 1996. Database. Ljubljana: Geografski inštitut ZRC SAZU, DZS.
  3. ^ Snoj, Marko. 2009. Etimološki slovar slovenskih zemljepisnih imen. Ljubljana: Modrijan and Založba ZRC, p. 244.
  4. ^ "Družina RC Church in Slovenia Journal site" (in Slovenian). 
  5. ^ "EŠD 3113". Registry of Immovable Cultural Heritage (in Slovenian). Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia. Retrieved 12 September 2011. 
  6. ^ a b c d e Savnik, Roman, ed. 1976. Krajevni leksikon Slovenije, vol. 3. Ljubljana: Državna založba Slovenije. p. 265.
  7. ^ Gašper Troha, Sebastijan Pregelj: Ljubljana Literary Trail, Beletrina, 2011, ISBN 978-961-242-362-9
  8. ^ "Households and Housing Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia, 2002.". Census of Population. Retrieved 2010-03-17. 

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