Zagaj pri Ponikvi

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Zagaj pri Ponikvi
Zagaj pri Ponikvi is located in Slovenia
Zagaj pri Ponikvi
Zagaj pri Ponikvi
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°16′48.52″N 15°26′30.66″E / 46.2801444°N 15.4418500°E / 46.2801444; 15.4418500Coordinates: 46°16′48.52″N 15°26′30.66″E / 46.2801444°N 15.4418500°E / 46.2801444; 15.4418500
CountryFlag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional regionStyria
Statistical regionSavinja
MunicipalityŠentjur
Area
 • Total4.62 km2 (1.78 sq mi)
Elevation
316.6 m (1,038.7 ft)
Population
(2002)
 • Total87
[1]

Zagaj pri Ponikvi (pronounced [zaˈɡaːi̯ pɾi ˈpoːnikʋi]) is a settlement in the hills north of Ponikva in the Municipality of Šentjur in eastern Slovenia. The area is part of the historical Styria region. The municipality is now included in the Savinja Statistical Region.[2]

Name[edit]

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

Notable people[edit]

Notable people that were born or lived in Zagaj pri Ponikvi include:

  • Mihael Zagajšek (sl) (a.k.a. Jurij Zelenko, Georg Sellenko; 1739–1827), Roman Catholic priest, grammarian, lexicographer, and translator[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. ^ Šentjur municipal site
  3. ^ Spremembe naselij 1948–95. 1996. Database. Ljubljana: Geografski inštitut ZRC SAZU, DZS.
  4. ^ Slovenski biografski leksikon: Zagajšek Mihael (in Slovene)

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