Orehovlje, Kranj

Orehovlje (pronounced [ɔˈɾeːxɔljɛ]) is a settlement on the right bank of the Kokra River in the Municipality of Kranj in the Upper Carniola region of Slovenia.[2]

Orehovlje
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Orehovlje is located in Slovenia
Orehovlje
Orehovlje
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°15′54.23″N 14°22′23.67″E / 46.2650639°N 14.3732417°E / 46.2650639; 14.3732417Coordinates: 46°15′54.23″N 14°22′23.67″E / 46.2650639°N 14.3732417°E / 46.2650639; 14.3732417
CountryFlag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional regionUpper Carniola
Statistical regionUpper Carniola
MunicipalityKranj
Area
 • Total0.16 km2 (0.06 sq mi)
Elevation
413.5 m (1,356.6 ft)
Population
 (2002)
 • Total168
[1]

NameEdit

Like similar place names in Slovenia (e.g., Orehovica, Orehovec, Orešje, etc.), the name Orehovlje is based on the root oreh 'walnut', thus referring to the local vegetation.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. ^ Kranj municipal site
  3. ^ Snoj, Marko (2009). Etimološki slovar slovenskih zemljepisnih imen. Ljubljana: Modrijan. pp. 291–292.

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