Podkraj pri Velenju
|Podkraj pri Velenju|
|• Total||3.43 km2 (1.32 sq mi)|
|Elevation||510.6 m (1,675.2 ft)|
Podkraj pri Velenju (pronounced [pɔtˈkɾai̯ pɾi ʋɛˈlɛːnju]) is a settlement in the Municipality of Velenje in northern Slovenia. It lies in the Ložnica Hills (Slovene: Ložničko gričevje) southwest of the town of Velenje. The area was traditionally part of Styria. The entire municipality is now included in the Savinja Statistical Region.
The name of the settlement was changed from Podkraj to Podkraj pri Velenju in 1955.
The local church is dedicated to Saint James (Slovene: sveti Jakob) and belongs to the Parish of Velenje–Saint Mary. It dates to the late 16th century and was rebuilt in the 17th and 18th centuries.
- Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
- Velenje municipal site
- Spremembe naselij 1948–95. 1996. Database. Ljubljana: Geografski inštitut ZRC SAZU, DZS.
- Slovenian Ministry of Culture register of national heritage reference number ešd 3405
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