Stranska Vas pri Semiču

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Stranska Vas pri Semiču
Stranska Vas pri Semiču is located in Slovenia
Stranska Vas pri Semiču
Stranska Vas pri Semiču
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°37′53.38″N 15°13′9.04″E / 45.6314944°N 15.2191778°E / 45.6314944; 15.2191778Coordinates: 45°37′53.38″N 15°13′9.04″E / 45.6314944°N 15.2191778°E / 45.6314944; 15.2191778
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Lower Carniola
Statistical region Southeast Slovenia
Municipality Semič
Area
 • Total 3.23 km2 (1.25 sq mi)
Elevation 163.9 m (537.7 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 65
[1]

Stranska Vas pri Semiču (pronounced [ˈstɾaːnska ˈʋaːs pɾi ˈseːmitʃu]; Slovene: Stranska vas pri Semiču, German: Seitendorf[2]) is a village on the right bank of the Krupa River in the Municipality of Semič in Slovenia. The area is part of the historical region of Lower Carniola. The municipality is now included in the Southeast Slovenia Statistical Region.[3]

Name[edit]

The name of the settlement was changed from Stranska vas to Stranska vas pri Semiču in 1955.[4] In the past the German name was Seitendorf.[2]

Krupa Castle[edit]

Stranska Vas pri Semiču was the location of Krupa Castle. The castle was mentioned in written documents dating to the 15th century, expanded in the 16th and 18th centuries, and burned down during the Second World War in 1942 by the Partisans.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. ^ a b Leksikon občin kraljestev in dežel zastopanih v državnem zboru, vol. 6: Kranjsko. 1906. Vienna: C. Kr. Dvorna in Državna Tiskarna, p. 10.
  3. ^ Semič municipal site
  4. ^ Spremembe naselij 1948–95. 1996. Database. Ljubljana: Geografski inštitut ZRC SAZU, DZS.
  5. ^ "EŠD 26002". Registry of Immovable Cultural Heritage (in Slovenian). Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia. Retrieved 14 March 2011. 

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