Vinja Vas

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Vinja Vas
Vinja Vas is located in Slovenia
Vinja Vas
Vinja Vas
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°44′18.26″N 15°12′42.33″E / 45.7384056°N 15.2117583°E / 45.7384056; 15.2117583Coordinates: 45°44′18.26″N 15°12′42.33″E / 45.7384056°N 15.2117583°E / 45.7384056; 15.2117583
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Lower Carniola
Statistical region Southeast Slovenia
Municipality Novo Mesto
Area
 • Total 4.79 km2 (1.85 sq mi)
Elevation 433.2 m (1,421.3 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 142
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Vinja Vas (pronounced [ˈʋiːnja ˈʋaːs]; Slovene: Vinja vas) is a settlement in the Gorjanci Hills in the Municipality 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]

A small chapel with a belfry in the western part of the settlement is dedicated to Mary Help of Christians and belongs to the Parish of Podgrad. It was built in 1905 in a Neo-Romanesque style.[3]

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