Podvin pri Polzeli

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Podvin pri Polzeli

Podvin Vranski (1952–1963)
Podvin pri Polzeli is located in Slovenia
Podvin pri Polzeli
Podvin pri Polzeli
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°18′1.46″N 15°3′35.45″E / 46.3004056°N 15.0598472°E / 46.3004056; 15.0598472Coordinates: 46°18′1.46″N 15°3′35.45″E / 46.3004056°N 15.0598472°E / 46.3004056; 15.0598472
CountryFlag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional regionStyria
Statistical regionSavinja
MunicipalityPolzela
Area
 • Total2.8 km2 (1.1 sq mi)
Elevation
399.7 m (1,311.4 ft)
Population
 (2002)
 • Total235
[1]

Podvin pri Polzeli (pronounced [pɔˈdʋiːm pɾi ˈpoːu̯zɛli]) is a settlement on the left bank of the Savinja River in the Municipality of Polzela in Slovenia. The area is part of the traditional region of Styria. The municipality is now included in the Savinja Statistical Region.[2]

Name[edit]

The name of the settlement was changed from Podvin to Podvin Vranski in 1952. It was changed again from Podvin Vranski to Podvin pri Polzeli in 1963.[3]

Church[edit]

The local church, built on Vimperk Hill south of the settlement, is dedicated to Saint Nicholas and belongs to the Parish of Polzela. It is a Gothic church that was greatly rebuilt in the 18th century.[4]

Notable people[edit]

Notable people that were born or lived in Podvin pri Polzeli include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. ^ Polzela municipal site
  3. ^ Spremembe naselij 1948–95. 1996. Database. Ljubljana: Geografski inštitut ZRC SAZU, DZS.
  4. ^ Slovenian Ministry of Culture register of national heritage reference number ešd 3272
  5. ^ Slovenian Ministry of Culture register of national heritage reference number ešd 12658

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