Planina pri Cerknem

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Planina pri Cerknem
Planina pri Cerknem
Planina pri Cerknem
Planina pri Cerknem is located in Slovenia
Planina pri Cerknem
Planina pri Cerknem
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°7′32.59″N 14°0′27.43″E / 46.1257194°N 14.0076194°E / 46.1257194; 14.0076194Coordinates: 46°7′32.59″N 14°0′27.43″E / 46.1257194°N 14.0076194°E / 46.1257194; 14.0076194
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Littoral
Statistical region Gorizia
Municipality Cerkno
Area
 • Total 1.94 km2 (0.75 sq mi)
Elevation 600.9 m (1,971.5 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 159
[1]

Planina pri Cerknem (pronounced [plaˈniːna pri ˈtseːrknɛm]) is a village in the hills east of Cerkno in the traditional Littoral region of Slovenia.[2]

Name[edit]

The name of the settlement was changed from Planina to Planina pri Cerknem in 1955.[3]

Church[edit]

The local church is dedicated to John the Baptist and belongs to the Parish of Cerkno.[4]

Other cultural heritage[edit]

On the road to Čeplez there is a Partisan monument consisting of two pieces of concrete linked by four wooden beams. The concrete element to the left bears a plaque with the names of the fallen and a dedication. The monument was designed by J. Bizjak and was unveiled on 6 May 1973.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. ^ Cerkno municipal site
  3. ^ Spremembe naselij 1948–95. 1996. Database. Ljubljana: Geografski inštitut ZRC SAZU, DZS.
  4. ^ Koper Diocese list of churches
  5. ^ Slovenian Ministry of Culture register of national heritage reference number ešd 21019

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