Šentvid pri Stični

Šentvid pri Stični (pronounced [ʃɛnˈtʋit pɾi ˈstiːtʃni] or [ʃənˈtʋit-]; German: Sankt Veit[2]) is a settlement in the Municipality of Ivančna Gorica in central Slovenia. The area is part of the historical region of Lower Carniola. The municipality is now included in the Central Slovenia Statistical Region.[3] In addition to the sections of the main settlement known as Stari Trg (Slovene: Stari trg) and Zadolžna Vas (Zadolžna vas), it includes the hamlets of Travnik, Sveti Rok (German: Sankt Rochus[2]), Omotce, Postaja Šentvid, and Marof.[4]

Šentvid pri Stični
Šentvid pri Stični near Ivančna gorica.jpg
Šentvid pri Stični is located in Slovenia
Šentvid pri Stični
Šentvid pri Stični
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°57′8.89″N 14°50′26.45″E / 45.9524694°N 14.8406806°E / 45.9524694; 14.8406806Coordinates: 45°57′8.89″N 14°50′26.45″E / 45.9524694°N 14.8406806°E / 45.9524694; 14.8406806
CountryFlag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional regionLower Carniola
Statistical regionCentral Slovenia
MunicipalityIvančna Gorica
Area
 • Total2.41 km2 (0.93 sq mi)
Elevation
321.5 m (1,054.8 ft)
Population
 (2002)
 • Total922
[1]

ChurchesEdit

The parish church from which the settlement gets its name is dedicated to Saint Vitus (Slovene: sveti Vid) and belongs to the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Ljubljana. It was first mentioned in written documents dating to 1136.[5] A second church on a hill just south of the settlement is dedicated to Saint Roch and dates to the 17th century.[6]

Notable peopleEdit

Notable people that were born or lived in Šentvid pri Stični include:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. ^ a b Leksikon občin kraljestev in dežel zastopanih v državnem zboru, vol. 6: Kranjsko. 1906. Vienna: C. Kr. Dvorna in Državna Tiskarna, pp. 102–103.
  3. ^ Ivančna Gorica municipal site
  4. ^ Savnik, Roman, ed. 1971. Krajevni leksikon Slovenije, vol. 2. Ljubljana: Državna založba Slovenije, pp. 152–153.
  5. ^ "EŠD 2489". Registry of Immovable Cultural Heritage (in Slovenian). Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia. Retrieved 22 July 2011.
  6. ^ "EŠD 2497". Registry of Immovable Cultural Heritage (in Slovenian). Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia. Retrieved 22 July 2011.

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