Slope, Hrpelje-Kozina

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Slope is located in Slovenia
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°36′47.84″N 13°59′15.28″E / 45.6132889°N 13.9875778°E / 45.6132889; 13.9875778Coordinates: 45°36′47.84″N 13°59′15.28″E / 45.6132889°N 13.9875778°E / 45.6132889; 13.9875778
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Littoral
Statistical region Coastal–Karst
Municipality Hrpelje-Kozina
 • Total 4.95 km2 (1.91 sq mi)
Elevation 620.8 m (2,036.7 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 69

Slope (pronounced [ˈsloːpɛ]) is a village east of Hrpelje in the Municipality of Hrpelje-Kozina in the Littoral region of Slovenia close to the border with Croatia.[2]


The local church is dedicated to the Feast of the Cross and belongs to the Parish of Brezovica.[3]

Mass grave[edit]

Slope is the site of a mass grave associated with the Second World War. The Kotar Enclosure Cave Mass Grave (Slovene: Grobišče Jama pod Kotarjevo ogrado) is located in a woods northeast of Tublje pri Hrpeljah. It contains the remains of 15 to 17 people, probably German soldiers and Slovene civilians.[4]


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