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Klavže
Klavže is locatit in Slovenia
Klavže
Klavže
Location in Slovenie
Coordinates: 46°9′36.69″N 13°48′37.61″E / 46.1601917°N 13.8104472°E / 46.1601917; 13.8104472Coordinates: 46°9′36.69″N 13°48′37.61″E / 46.1601917°N 13.8104472°E / 46.1601917; 13.8104472
Kintra Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenie
Region Slovenie Littoral
Municipality Tolmin
Aurie
 • Total 1.28 km2 (0.49 sq mi)
Elevation 197.9 m (649.3 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Tot 76
[1]

Klavže (pronounced [ˈklaːu̯ʒɛ]) is a dounset in the Bača Valley in the Municipality o Tolmin in the Littoral region o Slovenie.[2] The Bohinj Railway line runs throu the dounset.

Name[eedit | eedit soorce]

Klavže wis attestit in written sources in 1763–87 as Klausa. The name is derivit frae the Slovene common noun klavže 'logging sluice' (< German Klause < Middle Heich German klûse < Medieval Laitin clūsa 'barrier'), referrin tae loggin activity in the aurie.[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. Tolmin municipal site
  3. Snoj, Marko. 2009. Etimološki slovar slovenskih zemljepisnih imen. Ljubljana: Modrijan and Založba ZRC, p. 188.

Freemit airtins[eedit | eedit soorce]

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