Nova Vas, Bloke

Nova Vas (pronounced [ˈnɔːʋa ˈʋaːs]; Slovene: Nova vas, German: Neudorf[3]) is the largest village and the administrative centre of the Municipality of Bloke in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia.[4]

Nova Vas
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Nova Vas is located in Slovenia
Nova Vas
Nova Vas
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°46′21.18″N 14°30′22.9″E / 45.7725500°N 14.506361°E / 45.7725500; 14.506361Coordinates: 45°46′21.18″N 14°30′22.9″E / 45.7725500°N 14.506361°E / 45.7725500; 14.506361
CountryFlag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional regionInner Carniola
Statistical regionLittoral–Inner Carniola
MunicipalityBloke
Area
 • Total1.42 km2 (0.55 sq mi)
Elevation720 m (2,360 ft)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total293
 • Density210/km2 (530/sq mi)
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NameEdit

Nova Vas was attested in written sources as villa nova in 1282, Newndorf in 1341, and Newdarff in 1499, among other spellings.[5] The name Nova vas literally means 'new village', designating a settlement that was created later than nearby villages. Nova vas is a common toponym in Slovenia.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Nadmorska višina naselij, kjer so sedeži občin" [Height above sea level of seats of municipalities] (in Slovenian and English). Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia. 2002. Archived from the original on 2012-11-25.
  2. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  3. ^ Leksikon občin kraljestev in dežel zastopanih v državnem zboru, vol. 6: Kranjsko. Vienna: C. Kr. Dvorna in Državna Tiskarna. 1906. p. 130.
  4. ^ Bloke municipal site
  5. ^ "Nova vas". Slovenska historična topografija. ZRC SAZU Zgodovinski inštitut Milka Kosa. Retrieved December 19, 2021.
  6. ^ Snoj, Marko (2009). Etimološki slovar slovenskih zemljepisnih imen. Ljubljana: Modrijan. p. 448.

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