Vrh pri Površju

Vrh pri Površju (pronounced [ˈʋəɾx pɾi pɔˈʋəɾʃju]) is a settlement west of Raka in the Municipality of Krško in eastern Slovenia. The area is part of the traditional region of Lower Carniola. It is now included with the rest of the municipality in the Lower Sava Statistical Region.[2]

Vrh pri Površju
Vrh pri Površju - cerkev sv. Neže.jpg
Vrh pri Površju is located in Slovenia
Vrh pri Površju
Vrh pri Površju
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°55′22.81″N 15°22′8.81″E / 45.9230028°N 15.3691139°E / 45.9230028; 15.3691139Coordinates: 45°55′22.81″N 15°22′8.81″E / 45.9230028°N 15.3691139°E / 45.9230028; 15.3691139
CountryFlag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional regionLower Carniola
Statistical regionLower Sava
MunicipalityKrško
Area
 • Total0.53 km2 (0.20 sq mi)
Elevation
199.7 m (655.2 ft)
Population
 (2002)
 • Total31
[1]

NameEdit

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

ChurchEdit

The local church is dedicated to Saint Agnes (Slovene: sveta Neža) and belongs to the Parish of Raka. It is a Baroque church, built in the 18th century. Its belfry was built in 1809.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. ^ Krško 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 2211

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