Velika Štanga

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Velika Štanga
Velika Stanga Slovenia.JPG
Velika Štanga is located in Slovenia
Velika Štanga
Velika Štanga
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°2′53.74″N 14°45′45.47″E / 46.0482611°N 14.7626306°E / 46.0482611; 14.7626306Coordinates: 46°2′53.74″N 14°45′45.47″E / 46.0482611°N 14.7626306°E / 46.0482611; 14.7626306
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Lower Carniola
Statistical region Central Slovenia
Municipality Šmartno pri Litiji
Area
 • Total 2.87 km2 (1.11 sq mi)
Elevation 515.8 m (1,692.3 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 94
[1]

Velika Štanga (pronounced [ˈʋeːlika ˈʃtaːŋɡa]; in older sources also Sveti Anton,[2] German: St. Anton;[2] also German: Stangenwald,[3] Stangen[4]) is a settlement in the hills west of Šmartno pri Litiji in central Slovenia. The area is part of the historical region of Lower Carniola. The Municipality of Šmartno pri Litiji is now included in the Central Slovenia Statistical Region.[5]

Church[edit]

Saint Anthony of Padua Church

The Štanga parish church in the settlement is dedicated to Saint Anthony of Padua and belongs to the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Ljubljana. It dates to 1677 with some major remodelling and rebuilding carried out in 1894.[6][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. ^ a b Intelligenzblatt zur Laibacher Zeitung, no. 141. 24 November 1849, p. 33.
  3. ^ Klun, V. F. 1852. Archiv für die Landesgeschichte des Herzogthums Krain. Vol. 1. Ljubljana: Kleinmayr & Bamberg, p. 116
  4. ^ Leksikon občin kraljestev in dežel zastopanih v državnem zboru, vol. 6: Kranjsko. 1906. Vienna: C. Kr. Dvorna in Državna Tiskarna, p. 96.
  5. ^ Šmartno pri Litiji municipal site
  6. ^ "EŠD 2565". Registry of Immovable Cultural Heritage (in Slovenian). Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia. Retrieved 7 September 2011. 
  7. ^ Plaque above the church entrance: "Erecta 1677 Renovata 1894."

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