Bukovica, Ivančna Gorica

Bukovica (pronounced [ˈbuːkɔʋitsa]; German: Bukowitz[2]) is a village 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] It includes the hamlets of Brezovec (German: Bresowitz),[2] Cerovec, Gornji Vrh, Potok, and Ukajdol.[4]

Bukovica
Bukovica is located in Slovenia
Bukovica
Bukovica
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°58′38.39″N 14°51′38.68″E / 45.9773306°N 14.8607444°E / 45.9773306; 14.8607444Coordinates: 45°58′38.39″N 14°51′38.68″E / 45.9773306°N 14.8607444°E / 45.9773306; 14.8607444
CountryFlag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional regionLower Carniola
Statistical regionCentral Slovenia
MunicipalityIvančna Gorica
Area
 • Total5.08 km2 (1.96 sq mi)
Elevation
342.9 m (1,125.0 ft)
Population
 (2002)
 • Total85
[1]

NameEdit

Bukovica is a common toponym and oronym in Slovenia. It is derived from the adjective bukov 'beech' (from bukev 'beech tree') and originally referred to the local vegetation.[5] In the past the German name was Bukowitz.[2]

ChurchEdit

The local church is dedicated to John the Baptist and belongs to the Parish of Šentvid pri Stični. It dates to the 15th century with some 17th-century remodelling.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. ^ a b c Leksikon občin kraljestev in dežel zastopanih v državnem zboru, vol. 6: Kranjsko. 1906. Vienna: C. Kr. Dvorna in Državna Tiskarna, pp. 96-97.
  3. ^ Ivančna Gorica municipal site
  4. ^ Savnik, Roman (1971). Krajevni leksikon Slovenije, vol. 2. Ljubljana: Državna založba Slovenije. pp. 125–126.
  5. ^ Snoj, Marko (2009). Etimološki slovar slovenskih zemljepisnih imen. Ljubljana: Modrijan. p. 115.
  6. ^ "EŠD 2490". Registry of Immovable Cultural Heritage (in Slovenian). Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia. Archived from the original on 26 May 2012. Retrieved 28 July 2011.

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