Seč, Kočevje

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Seč
Sec Kocevje Slovenia.JPG
Seč is located in Slovenia
Seč
Seč
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°45′1.73″N 14°51′4.59″E / 45.7504806°N 14.8512750°E / 45.7504806; 14.8512750Coordinates: 45°45′1.73″N 14°51′4.59″E / 45.7504806°N 14.8512750°E / 45.7504806; 14.8512750
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Lower Carniola
Statistical region Southeast Slovenia
Municipality Kočevje
Area
 • Total 4.79 km2 (1.85 sq mi)
Elevation 375 m (1,230 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 0
[1]

Seč (pronounced [ˈseːtʃ]; German: Setsch[2][3]) is an abandoned settlement in the Municipality of Kočevje in southern Slovenia. It was a village inhabited by Gottschee Germans. In 1941, during the Second World War its original population was expelled. The area is part of the traditional region of Lower Carniola and is now included in the Southeast Slovenia Statistical Region.[4]

Church[edit]

Saint Agnes' Church

The local church is dedicated to Saint Agnes (Slovene: sveta Neža) and was built in 1837. Its interior furnishings were destroyed after the Second World War. It was restored in the early 1980s.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. ^ Leksikon občin kraljestev in dežel zastopanih v državnem zboru, vol. 6: Kranjsko. 1906. Vienna: C. Kr. Dvorna in Državna Tiskarna, p. 40.
  3. ^ Ferenc, Mitja. 2007. Nekdanji nemški jezikovni otok na kočevskem. Kočevje: Pokrajinski muzej, p. 4.
  4. ^ Kočevje municipal site
  5. ^ Slovenian Ministry of Culture register of national heritage reference number ešd 2152

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