Čiginj

Čiginj (pronounced [tʃiˈɡiːn]) is a settlement south of Volče in the Municipality of Tolmin in the Littoral region of Slovenia.[2]

Čiginj
Village
Pogled na Ciginj iz Mengor.JPG
Čiginj is located in Slovenia
Čiginj
Čiginj
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°9′47.02″N 13°42′35.18″E / 46.1630611°N 13.7097722°E / 46.1630611; 13.7097722Coordinates: 46°9′47.02″N 13°42′35.18″E / 46.1630611°N 13.7097722°E / 46.1630611; 13.7097722
CountryFlag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional regionSlovenian Littoral
Statistical regionGorizia
MunicipalityTolmin
Area
 • Total5.64 km2 (2.18 sq mi)
Elevation
231.7 m (760.2 ft)
Population
 (2002)
 • Total176
[1]

HistoryEdit

During the Second World War, the Italian authorities operated a concentration camp at Čiginj before the Gonars concentration camp was established.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. ^ Tolmin municipal site
  3. ^ Moravec, Dušan; Predan, Vasja (2001). Sto slovenskih dramskih umetnikov. Ljubljana: Prešernova družba. p. 122.

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