Podgrad, Ilirska Bistrica
Podgrad in 1955
|Traditional region||Inner Carniola|
|Statistical region||Littoral–Inner Carniola|
|• Total||12.6 km2 (4.9 sq mi)|
|Elevation||548.3 m (1,798.9 ft)|
Podgrad (pronounced [pɔdˈɡɾaːt] or [ˈpɔːdɡɾat]; Italian: Castelnuovo d'Istria) is a village southwest of Ilirska Bistrica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia, close to the border with Croatia.
Podgrad is the site of an unmarked grave from the end of the Second World War. The Cemetery Grave (Slovene: Grobišče na pokopališču) is located in the village cemetery and contains the remains of a German soldier from the 97th Corps that fell at the beginning of May 1945. Its exact location is unknown.
Notable people that were born or lived in Podgrad include:
- Radovan Gobec (1909–1995), composer
- Podgrad on Geopedia
- Podgrad Local Community site
- Media related to Podgrad, Ilirska Bistrica at Wikimedia Commons
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