Snovik

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Snovik
Snovik is located in Slovenia
Snovik
Snovik
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°13′58.91″N 14°42′35.89″E / 46.2330306°N 14.7099694°E / 46.2330306; 14.7099694Coordinates: 46°13′58.91″N 14°42′35.89″E / 46.2330306°N 14.7099694°E / 46.2330306; 14.7099694
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Upper Carniola
Statistical region Central Slovenia
Municipality Kamnik
Area
 • Total 0.64 km2 (0.25 sq mi)
Elevation 485.3 m (1,592.2 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 44
[1]

Snovik (pronounced [snɔˈʋiːk]) is a small settlement in the Tuhinj Valley in the Municipality of Kamnik in the Upper Carniola region of Slovenia.

Based on evidence from medieval sources, the name Snovik is derived from *Jesenovik 'ash grove'.[2]

The recently developed Snovik Spa is located near Snovik. It utilizes thermal water from the area with indoor and outdoor pools and offers a range of health programs, recreational activities, and accommodation.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. ^ Snoj, Marko. 2009. Etimološki slovar slovenskih zemljepisnih imen. Ljubljana: Modrijan and Založba ZRC, p. 385.
  3. ^ Slovenian Tourist Board site

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