Zgornji Pokštajn

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Zgornji Pokštajn
Zgornji Pokštajn is located in Slovenia
Zgornji Pokštajn
Zgornji Pokštajn
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°31′31.94″N 14°58′54.85″E / 45.5255389°N 14.9819028°E / 45.5255389; 14.9819028Coordinates: 45°31′31.94″N 14°58′54.85″E / 45.5255389°N 14.9819028°E / 45.5255389; 14.9819028
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Lower Carniola
Statistical region Southeast Slovenia
Municipality Kočevje
Elevation 542.1 m (1,778.5 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 0

Zgornji Pokštajn (pronounced [ˈzɡoːɾnji ˈpoːkʃtai̯n]; also Zgornji Pokštanj,[1][2] German: Oberpockstein[2][3]) is a former village in the Municipality of Kočevje in southern Slovenia. The area is part of the traditional region of Lower Carniola and is now included in the Southeast Slovenia Statistical Region.[4] Its territory is now part of the village of Podlesje.[5]

History[edit]

Together with Verdreng, Spodnji Pokštajn, and Lapinje, it was merged into the settlement of Podlesje in 1955.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Preimovanje, dopolnitve in popravki nekaterih krajevnih imen." 1955. Dolenjski list 8(25) (1 July): 4. (in Slovene)
  2. ^ a b Ferenc, Mitja. 2007. Nekdanji nemški jezikovni otok na kočevskem. Kočevje: Pokrajinski muzej, p. 4.
  3. ^ Leksikon občin kraljestev in dežel zastopanih v državnem zboru, vol. 6: Kranjsko. 1906. Vienna: C. Kr. Dvorna in Državna Tiskarna, p. 38.
  4. ^ Kočevje municipal site Archived April 2, 2010, at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ Savnik, Roman, ed. 1971. Krajevni leksikon Slovenije, vol. 2. Ljubljana: Državna založba Slovenije, pp. 236–237.

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