Stranska Vas, Novo Mesto

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Stranska Vas
Stranska Vas is located in Slovenia
Stranska Vas
Stranska Vas
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°45′32.4″N 15°9′55.09″E / 45.759000°N 15.1653028°E / 45.759000; 15.1653028Coordinates: 45°45′32.4″N 15°9′55.09″E / 45.759000°N 15.1653028°E / 45.759000; 15.1653028
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Lower Carniola
Statistical region Southeast Slovenia
Municipality Novo Mesto
Area
 • Total 4.5 km2 (1.7 sq mi)
Elevation 223.8 m (734.3 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 357
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Stranska Vas (Slovene: Stranska vas) is a settlement in the foothills of the Gorjanci range, south of Novo Mesto in southeastern Slovenia. The area is part of the traditional region of Lower Carniola and is now included in the Southeast Slovenia statistical region].[2]

The local church, built on the southern outskirts of the village, is dedicated to Saint Nicholas and belongs to the Parish of Novo Mesto–Šmihel. It was a medieval building that was extensively restyled in the Baroque style in the 17th and 18th centuries with only parts of the nave remaining of the original building.[3]

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