Gradišče nad Prvačino

Gradišče nad Prvačino (pronounced [ɡɾaˈdiːʃtʃɛ nat pəɾˈʋaːtʃinɔ]; Italian: Gradiscutta in Val Vipacco) is a village in western Slovenia in the Municipality of Nova Gorica.[2] It is located in the Vipava Valley in the Gorizia region and is a satellite settlement of Prvačina.

Gradišče nad Prvačino
Gradišče pri Zalem Hribu (1953–1955)
1910 postcard of Gradišče nad Prvačino
1910 postcard of Gradišče nad Prvačino
Gradišče nad Prvačino is located in Slovenia
Gradišče nad Prvačino
Gradišče nad Prvačino
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°53′18.05″N 13°42′3.37″E / 45.8883472°N 13.7009361°E / 45.8883472; 13.7009361Coordinates: 45°53′18.05″N 13°42′3.37″E / 45.8883472°N 13.7009361°E / 45.8883472; 13.7009361
CountryFlag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional regionSlovenian Littoral
Statistical regionGorizia
MunicipalityNova Gorica
Area
 • Total1.74 km2 (0.67 sq mi)
Elevation
121.7 m (399.3 ft)
Population
 (2002)
 • Total476
[1]

NameEdit

The name of the settlement was changed from Gradišče to Gradišče pri Zalem Hribu in 1953. It was then changed from Gradišče pri Zalem Hribu to Gradišče nad Prvačino in 1955.[3]

ChurchEdit

The parish church in the settlement is dedicated to the Virgin Mary and belongs to the Diocese of Koper.[4]

Notable peopleEdit

Notable people that were born or lived in Gradišče nad Prvačino include:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. ^ Nova Gorica municipal site
  3. ^ Spremembe naselij 1948–95. 1996. Database. Ljubljana: Geografski inštitut ZRC SAZU, DZS.
  4. ^ Roman Catholic Diocese of Koper List of Churches May 2008 Archived 2009-03-06 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ Slovenska biografija: Simon Gregorčič (in Slovene)

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