Renče (pronounced [ˈɾeːntʃɛ]; Italian: Ranziano) is a settlement in the lower Vipava Valley in the Municipality of Renče–Vogrsko in the Littoral region of Slovenia.[2]

Renče
Old postcard from Renče
Old postcard from Renče
Renče is located in Slovenia
Renče
Renče
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°53′23.25″N 13°40′11.92″E / 45.8897917°N 13.6699778°E / 45.8897917; 13.6699778Coordinates: 45°53′23.25″N 13°40′11.92″E / 45.8897917°N 13.6699778°E / 45.8897917; 13.6699778
CountryFlag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional regionLittoral
Statistical regionGorizia
MunicipalityRenče–Vogrsko
Area
 • Total12.18 km2 (4.70 sq mi)
Elevation
50.8 m (166.7 ft)
Population
 (2002)
 • Total217
[1]

The hamlets of Arčoni, Lukežiči, Martinuči, Mohorini, Merljaki (Mrljaki until 1993),[3] Renški Podkraj, and Žigoni were independent settlements until 2000, when they were incorporated into Renče.

The parish church in the settlement is dedicated to Saints Hermagoras and Fortunatus and belongs to the Diocese of Koper.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. ^ Renče–Vogrsko municipal site
  3. ^ Spremembe naselij 1948–95. 1996. Database. Ljubljana: Geografski inštitut ZRC SAZU, DZS.
  4. ^ Roman Catholic Diocese of Koper List of Churches May 2008 Archived 2009-03-06 at the Wayback Machine

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