Zaloška Gorica

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Zaloška Gorica
Gorica (until 1953)
Zaloška Gorica is located in Slovenia
Zaloška Gorica
Zaloška Gorica
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°16′12.35″N 15°12′13.31″E / 46.2700972°N 15.2036972°E / 46.2700972; 15.2036972Coordinates: 46°16′12.35″N 15°12′13.31″E / 46.2700972°N 15.2036972°E / 46.2700972; 15.2036972
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Styria
Statistical region Savinja
Municipality Žalec
Area
 • Total 1.72 km2 (0.66 sq mi)
Elevation 282.6 m (927.2 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 46
[1]

Zaloška Gorica (pronounced [ˈzaːlɔʃka ɡɔˈɾiːtsa]) is a settlement in the Municipality of Žalec in east-central Slovenia. The area is part of the traditional region of Styria. The municipality is now included in the Savinja Statistical Region.[2]

The A1 motorway crosses the territory of the settlement south of the settlement core. When it was being built in 1988, the 17th-century Zalog Mansion (Slovene: Dvorec Zalog), which had fallen into disrepair after the Second World War, was demolished. The site with what remains of a park associated with the estate is included in the Slovenian Ministry of Culture register of national heritage.[3]

Name[edit]

The name of the settlement was changed from Gorica to Zaloška Gorica in 1953.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia Archived November 18, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Žalec municipal site
  3. ^ Slovenian Ministry of Culture register of national heritage Archived July 12, 2010, at the Wayback Machine. reference number ešd 27481
  4. ^ Spremembe naselij 1948–95. 1996. Database. Ljubljana: Geografski inštitut ZRC SAZU, DZS.

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