Sodražica

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Sodražica
Sodrazica Slovenia 2.jpg
Sodražica is located in Slovenia
Sodražica
Sodražica
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°45′41.79″N 14°38′10.68″E / 45.7616083°N 14.6363000°E / 45.7616083; 14.6363000Coordinates: 45°45′41.79″N 14°38′10.68″E / 45.7616083°N 14.6363000°E / 45.7616083; 14.6363000
CountryFlag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional regionLower Carniola
Statistical regionSoutheast Slovenia
MunicipalitySodražica
Area
 • Total10.0 km2 (3.9 sq mi)
Elevation
538 m (1,765 ft)
Population
 (2013)
 • Total842
[1]

Sodražica (pronounced [ˈsoːdɾaʒitsa]; German: Soderschitz[2]) is a town in southern Slovenia. It is the seat of the Municipality of Sodražica. It is part of the traditional region of Lower Carniola and is now included in the Southeast Slovenia Statistical Region.[3]

Church[edit]

View from west
Church interior
Saint Mary Magdalene Church

The parish church in the settlement is dedicated to Mary Magdalene and belongs to the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Ljubljana. It was built in the mid-18th century on the site of an earlier chapel dedicated to Saint Nicholas. It was renovated in 1836 and extended in 1928. The main aisle altar in the church was designed by the architect Ivan Vurnik.[4]

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. 50.
  3. ^ Sodražica municipal site
  4. ^ Slovenian Ministry of Culture register of national heritage reference number ešd 2276

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