Skadanščina

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Skadanščina
Village
Skadanščina in 1955
Skadanščina in 1955
Skadanščina is located in Slovenia
Skadanščina
Skadanščina
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°32′53.35″N 14°0′33.71″E / 45.5481528°N 14.0093639°E / 45.5481528; 14.0093639Coordinates: 45°32′53.35″N 14°0′33.71″E / 45.5481528°N 14.0093639°E / 45.5481528; 14.0093639
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Littoral
Statistical region Coastal–Karst
Municipality Hrpelje-Kozina
Area
 • Total 11.43 km2 (4.41 sq mi)
Elevation 568.1 m (1,863.8 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 45
[1]

Skadanščina (pronounced [skaˈdaːnʃtʃina]; Italian: Scadansina) is a small village in the Municipality of Hrpelje-Kozina in the Littoral region of Slovenia close to the border with Croatia.[2]

Mass grave[edit]

Skadanščina is the site of a mass grave associated with the Second World War. The Bukovje Cave Mass Grave (Slovene: Grobišče Jama v Bukovju) is located south-southwest of the village. It contains the remains of 12 German SS members.[3]

Church[edit]

The local church is dedicated to Saint Roch and belongs to the Parish of Slivje.[4]

References[edit]

External links[edit]