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Tomaj is located in Slovenia
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°45′21.06″N 13°51′24.19″E / 45.7558500°N 13.8567194°E / 45.7558500; 13.8567194Coordinates: 45°45′21.06″N 13°51′24.19″E / 45.7558500°N 13.8567194°E / 45.7558500; 13.8567194
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Region Slovenian Littoral
Municipality Sežana
 • Total 5.93 km2 (2.29 sq mi)
Elevation 362 m (1,188 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 345

Tomaj (pronounced [ˈtoːmai̯] or [tɔˈmaːi̯]; Italian: Tomadio) is a village in the Municipality of Sežana in the Littoral region of Slovenia, near the border with Italy.[2]


The parish church in the settlement is dedicated to Saints Peter and Paul and belongs to the Diocese of Koper. A second church is a small building next to the cemetery and is dedicated to the Virgin Mary.[3]

Notable people[edit]

Notable peole that were born or lived in Tomaj include:


  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. ^ Sežana municipal site
  3. ^ Roman Catholic Diocese of Koper List of Churches May 2008
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h Savnik, Roman, ed. 1968. Krajevni leksikon Slovenije, vol. 1. Ljubljana: Državna založba Slovenije, p. 339.

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