Koprivnik v Bohinju

Koprivnik v Bohinju (pronounced [kɔˈpɾiːu̯nik w bɔˈxiːnju]) is a settlement on the Pokljuka Plateau in the Municipality of Bohinj in the Upper Carniola region of Slovenia.

Koprivnik v Bohinju
1937 postcard of Koprivnik v Bohinju
1937 postcard of Koprivnik v Bohinju
Koprivnik v Bohinju is located in Slovenia
Koprivnik v Bohinju
Koprivnik v Bohinju
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°18′20.94″N 13°59′0.51″E / 46.3058167°N 13.9834750°E / 46.3058167; 13.9834750Coordinates: 46°18′20.94″N 13°59′0.51″E / 46.3058167°N 13.9834750°E / 46.3058167; 13.9834750
CountryFlag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional regionUpper Carniola
Statistical regionUpper Carniola
MunicipalityBohinj
Elevation
973.7 m (3,194.6 ft)
Population
 (2002)
 • Total214
[1]

NameEdit

The name of the settlement was changed from Koprivnik to Koprivnik v Bohinju (literally, 'Koprivnik in Bohinj') in 1955 to distinguish it from other settlements with the same name in Slovenia.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia Archived November 18, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Spremembe naselij 1948–95. 1996. Database. Ljubljana: Geografski inštitut ZRC SAZU, DZS.

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