Volča (pronounced [ˈʋoːu̯tʃa]; in older sources also Volče,[2] German: Woutschach[2]) is a village north of Poljane nad Škofjo Loko in the Municipality of Gorenja Vas–Poljane in the Upper Carniola region of Slovenia.[3]

Volča
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Volča is located in Slovenia
Volča
Volča
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°8′1.46″N 14°10′45.65″E / 46.1337389°N 14.1793472°E / 46.1337389; 14.1793472Coordinates: 46°8′1.46″N 14°10′45.65″E / 46.1337389°N 14.1793472°E / 46.1337389; 14.1793472
CountryFlag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional regionUpper Carniola
Statistical regionUpper Carniola
MunicipalityGorenja Vas–Poljane
Area
 • Total2.34 km2 (0.90 sq mi)
Elevation
405.7 m (1,331.0 ft)
Population
 (2002)
 • Total114
[1]

ChurchEdit

 
Saint George's Church

The local church is dedicated to Saint George and dates to the early 16th century. Sixteenth-century frescos are preserved in the sanctuary. The three altars in the church are all gilded and date to the mid-17th century.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia". Stat.si. Archived from the original on November 18, 2008. Retrieved 2010-10-29.
  2. ^ a b Leksikon občin kraljestev in dežel zastopanih v državnem zboru, vol. 6: Kranjsko. 1906. Vienna: C. Kr. Dvorna in Državna Tiskarna, p. 58.
  3. ^ "Gorenja Vas–Poljane municipal site". Obcina-gvp.si. Retrieved 2010-10-29.
  4. ^ "Cultural Heritage in the Municipality of Gorenja Vas–Poljane". Obcina-gvp.si. Retrieved 2010-10-29.

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