Mestinje

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Mestinje
Zgornje Mestinje (until 1952)
Mestinje is located in Slovenia
Mestinje
Mestinje
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°14′10.43″N 15°33′43.96″E / 46.2362306°N 15.5622111°E / 46.2362306; 15.5622111Coordinates: 46°14′10.43″N 15°33′43.96″E / 46.2362306°N 15.5622111°E / 46.2362306; 15.5622111
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Styria
Statistical region Savinja
Municipality Šmarje pri Jelšah
Area
 • Total 1.8 km2 (0.7 sq mi)
Elevation 229.5 m (753.0 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 301
[1]

Mestinje (pronounced [mɛˈstiːnjɛ]) is a settlement in the Municipality of Šmarje pri Jelšah in eastern Slovenia. The area is part of the historical Styria region. The municipality is now included in the Savinja Statistical Region.[2] It lies on the crossroads with the regional roads towards Rogaška Slatina and Podčetrtek and on the railway line from Grobelno to Rogatec.

Name[edit]

The name of the settlement was changed from Zgornje Mestinje to Mestinje in 1952.[3]

Notable people[edit]

Notable people that were born or lived in Mestinje include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. ^ Šmarje pri Jelšah municipal site
  3. ^ Spremembe naselij 1948–95. 1996. Database. Ljubljana: Geografski inštitut ZRC SAZU, DZS.

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