Ocizla (pronounced [ɔˈtsiːzla]; Italian: Occisla) is a small village in the Municipality of Hrpelje-Kozina in the Littoral region of Slovenia, near the border with Italy [2]

Ocizla
Ocizla.jpg
Ocizla is located in Slovenia
Ocizla
Ocizla
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°35′26.17″N 13°54′29.29″E / 45.5906028°N 13.9081361°E / 45.5906028; 13.9081361Coordinates: 45°35′26.17″N 13°54′29.29″E / 45.5906028°N 13.9081361°E / 45.5906028; 13.9081361
CountryFlag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional regionLittoral
Statistical regionCoastal–Karst
MunicipalityHrpelje-Kozina
Area
 • Total3.06 km2 (1.18 sq mi)
Elevation
443.1 m (1,453.7 ft)
Population
 (2002)
 • Total101
[1]

The local church is dedicated to Mary Magdalene and belongs to the Parish of Klanec.[3]

The Italian writer Scipio Slataper wrote his masterpiece Il mio Carso (My Karst) in Ocizla.

Between 1933 and 1940, a cell of the anti-Fascist insurgent organization TIGR was active in the village.

Memorial plaque to TIGR activists in Ocizla

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit