Prežulje

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Prežulje
Prežulje is located in Slovenia
Prežulje
Prežulje
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°43′53.96″N 14°53′38.43″E / 45.7316556°N 14.8940083°E / 45.7316556; 14.8940083Coordinates: 45°43′53.96″N 14°53′38.43″E / 45.7316556°N 14.8940083°E / 45.7316556; 14.8940083
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Lower Carniola
Statistical region Southeast Slovenia
Municipality Kočevje
Elevation 499 m (1,637 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 0

Prežulje (pronounced [pɾɛˈʒuːljɛ]; also Preža, Preže, or Prežulja;[1] German: Präsuln[2] or Presuln[3]) is a remote abandoned former settlement in the Municipality of Kočevje in southern Slovenia. The area is part of the traditional region of Lower Carniola and is now included in the Southeast Slovenia Statistical Region.[4] Its territory is now part of the village of Gornja Briga.[5]:222

History[edit]

Prežulje was a village inhabited by Gottschee Germans. It was founded in the 16th century and had a farm divided into two half-farms according to the land registry of 1574.[5]:239 Before the Second World War one Slovene family also lived in the village. The village was burned during the war.[5]:222

References[edit]

  1. ^ Simonič, Ivan. 1935. "Kočevarji v luči krajevnih in ledinskih imen." Glasnik Muzejskega društva za Slovenijo 16: 61–81 and 106–123, p. 78.
  2. ^ Ferenc, Mitja. 2007. Nekdanji nemški jezikovni otok na kočevskem. Kočevje: Pokrajinski muzej, p. 4.
  3. ^ Leksikon občin kraljestev in dežel zastopanih v državnem zboru, vol. 6: Kranjsko. 1906. Vienna: C. Kr. Dvorna in Državna Tiskarna, p. 34.
  4. ^ Kočevje municipal site
  5. ^ a b c Savnik, Roman, ed. 1971. Krajevni leksikon Slovenije, vol. 2. Ljubljana: Državna založba Slovenije.

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