Velika Dolina

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Velika Dolina
Postcard of Velika Dolina
Postcard of Velika Dolina
Velika Dolina is located in Slovenia
Velika Dolina
Velika Dolina
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°51′16.07″N 15°39′42.27″E / 45.8544639°N 15.6617417°E / 45.8544639; 15.6617417Coordinates: 45°51′16.07″N 15°39′42.27″E / 45.8544639°N 15.6617417°E / 45.8544639; 15.6617417
CountryFlag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional regionLower Carniola
Statistical regionLower Sava
 • Total0.68 km2 (0.26 sq mi)
250.7 m (822.5 ft)
 • Total145

Velika Dolina (pronounced [ˈʋeːlika ˈdoːlina]; German: Großdolina[2]) (literally, 'big valley') is a village in the Municipality of Brežice in eastern Slovenia. The area was traditionally part of Lower Carniola. It is now included with the rest of the municipality in the Lower Sava Statistical Region.[3]

The parish church in the settlement is dedicated to the Assumption of Mary and belongs to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Novo Mesto. It was built in 1885 on the site of an earlier church.[4]


  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. 68.
  3. ^ Brežice municipal site
  4. ^ Slovenian Ministry of Culture register of national heritage reference number 2634

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