Vrh nad Želimljami

Vrh nad Želimljami (pronounced [ˈʋəɾx nat ʒɛˈliːmljami]) is a settlement above Želimlje in the Municipality of Škofljica in central Slovenia. The municipality is part of the traditional region of Lower Carniola and is now included in the Central Slovenia Statistical Region.[2]

Vrh nad Želimljami
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Vrh nad Želimljami is located in Slovenia
Vrh nad Želimljami
Vrh nad Želimljami
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°54′41.21″N 14°35′22.44″E / 45.9114472°N 14.5895667°E / 45.9114472; 14.5895667Coordinates: 45°54′41.21″N 14°35′22.44″E / 45.9114472°N 14.5895667°E / 45.9114472; 14.5895667
CountryFlag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional regionLower Carniola
Statistical regionCentral Slovenia
MunicipalityŠkofljica
Area
 • Total1 km2 (0.4 sq mi)
Elevation
537.9 m (1,764.8 ft)
Population
 (2012)
 • Total293
 • Density290/km2 (760/sq mi)
Postal code
1291
[1]

NameEdit

The name of the settlement was changed from Vrh to Vrh nad Želimljami in 1953.[3]

ChurchEdit

 
Saint Peter's Church

The local church is dedicated to Saint Peter and belongs to the Parish of Želimlje. It is a 15th-century Gothic building that was restyled in the Baroque. Fragments of mid-15th-century frescos are preserved on its interior walls.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. ^ Škofljica municipal site
  3. ^ Spremembe naselij 1948–95. 1996. Database. Ljubljana: Geografski inštitut ZRC SAZU, DZS.
  4. ^ Slovenian Ministry of Culture register of national heritage reference number ešd 2720

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