|Traditional region||Lower Carniola|
|Statistical region||Southeast Slovenia|
|• Total||3.34 km2 (1.29 sq mi)|
|Elevation||764.3 m (2,507.5 ft)|
Ortnek (pronounced [ɔɾˈtnɛk]; German: Ortenegg) is a settlement in the Municipality of Ribnica in southern Slovenia. The railway line from Ljubljana to Kočevje runs through the settlement and the village has a railway station. The area is part of the traditional region of Lower Carniola and is now included in the Southeast Slovenia Statistical Region.
On a hill to the southwest of the settlement are the still visible ruins of Ortnek Castle, first mentioned in written documents dating to 1355, but built in the 13th century on a site that has also yielded Iron Age artefacts. The best preserved part of the castle is the 17th-century castle chapel, dedicated to Saint George (Slovene: sveti Jurij). The castle was abandoned in the 19th century.
- Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia Archived November 18, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
- Leksikon občin kraljestev in dežel zastopanih v državnem zboru, vol. 6: Kranjsko. 1906. Vienna: C. Kr. Dvorna in Državna Tiskarna, p. 50.
- Ribnica municipal site
- Slovenian Ministry of Culture register of national heritage Archived July 12, 2010, at the Wayback Machine. reference numbers ešd 13405 & 2649
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