Nanos, Vipava

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Nanos

Ravnik (until 1955)
Nanos Vipava Slovenia 3.jpg
Nanos is located in Slovenia
Nanos
Nanos
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°49′10.99″N 14°1′11.11″E / 45.8197194°N 14.0197528°E / 45.8197194; 14.0197528Coordinates: 45°49′10.99″N 14°1′11.11″E / 45.8197194°N 14.0197528°E / 45.8197194; 14.0197528
CountryFlag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional regionLittoral
Statistical regionGorizia
MunicipalityVipava
Area
 • Total38.09 km2 (14.71 sq mi)
Elevation
903.9 m (2,965.6 ft)
Population
(2002)
 • Total9
[1]

Nanos (pronounced [ˈnaːnɔs]) is a dispersed settlement on Mount Nanos in the Municipality of Vipava in the Littoral region of Slovenia.[2]

Name[edit]

The name of the settlement was changed from Ravnik to Nanos in 1955.[3]

Church[edit]

The local church, built close to Pleša Peak on Mount Nanos, is dedicated to Saint Jerome and belongs to the Parish of Podnanos.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. ^ Vipava municipal site
  3. ^ Spremembe naselij 1948–95. 1996. Database. Ljubljana: Geografski inštitut ZRC SAZU, DZS.
  4. ^ Koper Diocese list of churches Archived 2009-03-06 at the Wayback Machine

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