Rigelj pri Ortneku

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Rigelj pri Ortneku
Rigelj pri Ortneku is located in Slovenia
Rigelj pri Ortneku
Rigelj pri Ortneku
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°47′31.58″N 14°39′49.53″E / 45.7921056°N 14.6637583°E / 45.7921056; 14.6637583Coordinates: 45°47′31.58″N 14°39′49.53″E / 45.7921056°N 14.6637583°E / 45.7921056; 14.6637583
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Lower Carniola
Statistical region Southeast Slovenia
Municipality Ribnica
Area
 • Total 0.57 km2 (0.22 sq mi)
Elevation 659 m (2,162 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 10
[1]

Rigelj pri Ortneku (pronounced [ˈɾiːɡəl pɾi ɔɾˈtneːku]; German: Rigl[2]) is a small settlement in the hills west of Ortnek in the Municipality of Ribnica in southern Slovenia. The entire Municipality of Ribnica is part of the traditional region of Lower Carniola and is included in the Southeast Slovenia Statistical Region.[3]

Name[edit]

The name of the settlement was changed from Rigelj to Rigelj pri Ortneku in 1953.[4] In the past the German name was Rigl.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia Archived November 18, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ a b Leksikon občin kraljestev in dežel zastopanih v državnem zboru, vol. 6: Kranjsko. 1906. Vienna: C. Kr. Dvorna in Državna Tiskarna, p. 46.
  3. ^ Ribnica municipal site
  4. ^ Spremembe naselij 1948–95. 1996. Database. Ljubljana: Geografski inštitut ZRC SAZU, DZS.

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