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Medana in 1953
Medana in 1953
Medana is located in Slovenia
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°59′6.53″N 13°31′17.24″E / 45.9851472°N 13.5214556°E / 45.9851472; 13.5214556Coordinates: 45°59′6.53″N 13°31′17.24″E / 45.9851472°N 13.5214556°E / 45.9851472; 13.5214556
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Slovenian Littoral
Statistical region Gorizia
Municipality Brda
 • Total 1.3 km2 (0.5 sq mi)
Elevation 184.4 m (605.0 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 241

Medana (pronounced [mɛˈdaːna]) is a village in the Municipality of Brda in the Slovenian Littoral region of Slovenia.[2] It is located in the Gorizia Hills (Slovene: Goriška brda), a wine-producing region on the border with Italy. The parish church in the village is dedicated to the Assumption of Mary and belongs to the Diocese of Koper.[3] Medana is the birthplace of the Slovene poet Alojz Gradnik and is known for its annual Poetry and Wine Days festival, which takes place in late August.


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