Šentjanž nad Štorami

Šentjanž nad Štorami (pronounced [ʃɛnˈtjaːnʃ nat ˈʃtoːɾami] or [ʃənˈtjaːnʃ nat ˈʃtoːɾami]) is a settlement in the Municipality of Štore in eastern Slovenia. It lies in the hills just south of Štore itself. The area was traditionally part of the Styria region. It is now included with the rest of the municipality in the Savinja Statistical Region.[2]

Šentjanž nad Štorami

Šent Janž (until 1953)
Šentjanž nad Štorami is located in Slovenia
Šentjanž nad Štorami
Šentjanž nad Štorami
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°12′12.28″N 15°19′34.65″E / 46.2034111°N 15.3262917°E / 46.2034111; 15.3262917Coordinates: 46°12′12.28″N 15°19′34.65″E / 46.2034111°N 15.3262917°E / 46.2034111; 15.3262917
CountryFlag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional regionStyria
Statistical regionSavinja
MunicipalityŠtore
Area
 • Total3.28 km2 (1.27 sq mi)
Elevation
448.1 m (1,470.1 ft)
Population
 (2002)
 • Total204
[1]

NameEdit

The name of the settlement was changed from Šent Janž (literally, 'Saint John') to Šentjanž nad Štorami in 1953.[3]

ChurchEdit

The local church is dedicated to John the Baptist. It dates to around 1500, although it was partially rebuilt in the 17th and 18th centuries.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. ^ Štore municipal site
  3. ^ Spremembe naselij 1948–95. 1996. Database. Ljubljana: Geografski inštitut ZRC SAZU, DZS.
  4. ^ Slovenian Ministry of Culture register of national heritage reference number ešd 3442

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