Vrh pri Poljanah

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Vrh pri Poljanah
Vrh pri Poljanah is located in Slovenia
Vrh pri Poljanah
Vrh pri Poljanah
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°48′41.88″N 14°41′48.15″E / 45.8116333°N 14.6967083°E / 45.8116333; 14.6967083Coordinates: 45°48′41.88″N 14°41′48.15″E / 45.8116333°N 14.6967083°E / 45.8116333; 14.6967083
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Lower Carniola
Statistical region Southeast Slovenia
Municipality Ribnica
Area
 • Total 0.47 km2 (0.18 sq mi)
Elevation 826.5 m (2,711.6 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 0
[1]

Vrh pri Poljanah (pronounced [ˈʋəɾx pɾi pɔˈljaːnax]) is a small settlement in the hills north of Velike Poljane in the Municipality of Ribnica in southern Slovenia. It lies just south of the town of Ribnica. The area is part of the traditional region of Lower Carniola and is now included in the Southeast Slovenia Statistical Region.[2]

Name[edit]

The name of the settlement was changed from Vrh to Vrh pri Poljanah in 1953.[3]

Cultural heritage[edit]

A roadside chapel-shrine south of the settlement is dedicated to Saint Anthony of Padua. It was built in the early 20th century.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. ^ Ribnica municipal site
  3. ^ Spremembe naselij 1948–95. 1996. Database. Ljubljana: Geografski inštitut ZRC SAZU, DZS.
  4. ^ Slovenian Ministry of Culture register of national heritage reference number ešd 23077

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