Pečovje (pronounced [pɛˈtʃoːu̯jɛ]) is a settlement in the Municipality of Štore in eastern Slovenia. It lies in the hills just south of Štore itself above the left bank of the Voglajna River. The area is part of the traditional region of Styria. It is now included with the rest of the municipality in the Savinja Statistical Region.[2]

Pečovje
Pečovje is located in Slovenia
Pečovje
Pečovje
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°12′42″N 15°18′4.31″E / 46.21167°N 15.3011972°E / 46.21167; 15.3011972Coordinates: 46°12′42″N 15°18′4.31″E / 46.21167°N 15.3011972°E / 46.21167; 15.3011972
CountryFlag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional regionStyria
Statistical regionSavinja
MunicipalityŠtore
Area
 • Total1.87 km2 (0.72 sq mi)
Elevation
382.3 m (1,254.3 ft)
Population
 (2002)
 • Total236
[1]

NameEdit

The name Pečovje and related place names (e.g., Pečice, Pečine, Pečke, etc.) is derived from the common noun peč 'cliff', referring to the geographical location of the settlement.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. ^ Štore municipal site
  3. ^ Snoj, Marko (2009). Etimološki slovar slovenskih zemljepisnih imen. Ljubljana: Modrijan. pp. 302–303.

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