Rakitnik

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Rakitnik
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Rakitnik is located in Slovenia
Rakitnik
Rakitnik
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°44′50.29″N 14°11′42.61″E / 45.7473028°N 14.1951694°E / 45.7473028; 14.1951694Coordinates: 45°44′50.29″N 14°11′42.61″E / 45.7473028°N 14.1951694°E / 45.7473028; 14.1951694
CountryFlag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional regionInner Carniola
Statistical regionLittoral–Inner Carniola
MunicipalityPostojna
Area
 • Total1.93 km2 (0.75 sq mi)
Elevation
522.4 m (1,713.9 ft)
Population
(2002)
 • Total159
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Rakitnik (pronounced [ɾaˈkiːtnik]; Italian: Rachiteni) is a village settlement south of Postojna in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia.[2]

The Postojna Airfield, sometimes also referred to as the Rakitnik Airfield, a grass-covered sports airfield, is located just north of the settlement.[3]

The local church is dedicated to the Betrothal of Mary and belongs to the Parish of Matenja Vas.[4]

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