Dvor, Šmartno pri Litiji

Dvor (pronounced [ˈdʋɔɾ]) is a settlement in the Municipality of Šmartno pri Litiji 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.[2]

Dvor
Dvor is located in Slovenia
Dvor
Dvor
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°1′23.61″N 14°52′3.38″E / 46.0232250°N 14.8676056°E / 46.0232250; 14.8676056Coordinates: 46°1′23.61″N 14°52′3.38″E / 46.0232250°N 14.8676056°E / 46.0232250; 14.8676056
CountryFlag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional regionLower Carniola
Statistical regionCentral Slovenia
MunicipalityŠmartno pri Litiji
Area
 • Total2.26 km2 (0.87 sq mi)
Elevation
291.8 m (957.3 ft)
[1]

NameEdit

The name of the settlement was changed from Dvor to Dvor pri Bogenšperku in 1953.[3] In 1995 the settlement of Dvor pri Bogenšperku was split into two new settlements: Dvor and Bogenšperk.[4]

Lihtenberk CastleEdit

Lihtenberk Castle, now a ruin, first mentioned in written documents dating to 1250, badly damaged in the 1511 Idrija earthquake, and finally demolished in the early 17th century, was located near the settlement.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. ^ Šmartno pri Litiji municipal site
  3. ^ Spremembe naselij 1948–95. 1996. Database. Ljubljana: Geografski inštitut ZRC SAZU, DZS.
  4. ^ Bogenšperk (in Slovene)
  5. ^ "EŠD 4155". Registry of Immovable Cultural Heritage (in Slovenian). Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia. Retrieved 6 September 2011.

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