Babno Polje

Babno Polje (pronounced [ˈbaːbnɔ ˈpoːljɛ]; in older sources also Babino Polje,[2] German: Babenfeld[2]) is a village in the Municipality of Loška Dolina in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia, on the border with Croatia.[3]

Babno Polje
Babno Polje in summer
Babno Polje in summer
Babno Polje is located in Slovenia
Babno Polje
Babno Polje
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°38′40.19″N 14°32′52.88″E / 45.6444972°N 14.5480222°E / 45.6444972; 14.5480222Coordinates: 45°38′40.19″N 14°32′52.88″E / 45.6444972°N 14.5480222°E / 45.6444972; 14.5480222
CountryFlag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional regionInner Carniola
Statistical regionLittoral–Inner Carniola
MunicipalityLoška Dolina
Area
 • Total16.4 km2 (6.3 sq mi)
Elevation
761 m (2,497 ft)
Population
 (2002)
 • Total317
[1]

The parish church in the settlement is dedicated to Saint Nicholas and belongs to the Ljubljana Archdiocese.[4] It was first mentioned in written documents dating to 1526.[5]

Statistically, Babno Polje is the coldest inhabited settlement in Slovenia.[6]

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