Vrh pri Višnji Gori

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Vrh pri Višnji Gori
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Vrh pri Višnji Gori is located in Slovenia
Vrh pri Višnji Gori
Vrh pri Višnji Gori
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°58′6.88″N 14°44′32.79″E / 45.9685778°N 14.7424417°E / 45.9685778; 14.7424417Coordinates: 45°58′6.88″N 14°44′32.79″E / 45.9685778°N 14.7424417°E / 45.9685778; 14.7424417
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Lower Carniola
Statistical region Central Slovenia
Municipality Ivančna Gorica
Area
 • Total 1.82 km2 (0.70 sq mi)
Elevation 551.6 m (1,809.7 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 106
[1]

Vrh pri Višnji Gori (pronounced [ˈʋəɾx pɾi ˈʋiːʃnji ˈɡɔːɾi]; German: Greifenberg[2]) is a settlement in the hills to the north above Višnja Gora in the Municipality of Ivančna Gorica in central Slovenia. The area is part of the historical region of Lower Carniola. The municipality is now included in the Central Slovenia Statistical Region.[3]

Name[edit]

The name of the settlement was changed from Vrh to Vrh pri Višnji Gori in 1953.[4] In the past the German name was Greifenberg.[2]

Cultural heritage[edit]

A number of Late Bronze Age and Early Iron Age graves have been found in and around the village. An inventory of the graves and finds is kept by the Vienna Museum of Natural History[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. ^ a b Leksikon občin kraljestev in dežel zastopanih v državnem zboru, vol. 6: Kranjsko. 1906. Vienna: C. Kr. Dvorna in Državna Tiskarna, p. 100.
  3. ^ Ivančna Gorica municipal site
  4. ^ Spremembe naselij 1948–95. 1996. Database. Ljubljana: Geografski inštitut ZRC SAZU, DZS.
  5. ^ "EŠD 15745". Registry of Immovable Cultural Heritage (in Slovenian). Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia. Retrieved 28 July 2011. 

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