Zdihovo, Kočevje

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Zdihovo
Zdihovo is located in Slovenia
Zdihovo
Zdihovo
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°31′38.23″N 14°54′12.88″E / 45.5272861°N 14.9035778°E / 45.5272861; 14.9035778Coordinates: 45°31′38.23″N 14°54′12.88″E / 45.5272861°N 14.9035778°E / 45.5272861; 14.9035778
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Lower Carniola
Statistical region Southeast Slovenia
Municipality Kočevje
Area
 • Total 1.39 km2 (0.54 sq mi)
Elevation 641 m (2,103 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 0
[1]

Zdihovo (pronounced [ˈzdiːxɔʋɔ]; German: Oberskrill[2][3]) is an abandoned settlement in the Municipality of Kočevje in southern Slovenia. It was inhabited by Gottschee Germans. At the start of the Second World War its original population was expelled. The area is part of the traditional region of Lower Carniola and is now included in the Southeast Slovenia Statistical Region.[4]

The local church was dedicated to Our Lady of Sorrows and was a Baroque pilgrimage church built in 1702. It was demolished in 1954.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia Archived November 18, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Leksikon občin kraljestev in dežel zastopanih v državnem zboru, vol. 6: Kranjsko. 1906. Vienna: C. Kr. Dvorna in Državna Tiskarna, p. 38.
  3. ^ Ferenc, Mitja. 2007. Nekdanji nemški jezikovni otok na kočevskem. Kočevje: Pokrajinski muzej, p. 4.
  4. ^ Kočevje municipal site Archived April 2, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ Slovenian Ministry of Culture register of national heritage Archived July 12, 2010, at the Wayback Machine. reference number ešd 2076

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