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Kneške Ravne

Ravne (till 1953)
Kneške Ravne is located in Slovenie
Kneške Ravne
Kneške Ravne
Location in Slovenie
Coordinates: 46°12′54.46″N 13°49′26.54″E / 46.2151278°N 13.8240389°E / 46.2151278; 13.8240389Coordinates: 46°12′54.46″N 13°49′26.54″E / 46.2151278°N 13.8240389°E / 46.2151278; 13.8240389
Kintra Slovenie
RegionSlovene Littoral
MunicipalityTolmin
Area
 • Total12.64 km2 (4.88 sq mi)
Elevation
744.4 m (2,442.3 ft)
Population
 (2002)
 • Total11
[1]

Kneške Ravne (pronounced [ˈkneːʃkɛ ˈɾaːu̯nɛ]) is a dispersed dounset in the hills north o the Bača Valley in the Municipality o Tolmin in the Littoral region o Slovenie.[2] It lees in the soothren border aurie o Triglav Naitional Pairk an is a popular stairtin point for hikes in the soothwastren Julian Alps. The dounset haes been pairt o the pairk syne 2010.

Name[eedit | eedit soorce]

The name o the dounset wis changit frae Ravne tae Kneške Ravne (leeterally, 'Kneža Ravne') in 1953,[3] distinguishin it frae nearbi Tolminske Ravne (leeterally 'Tolmin Ravne') an similarly namit dounsets. The name Ravne is frequent in Slovenie an is adjectival in oreegin, resultin frae ellipsis o the noun phrase ravne njive 'flat fields, level fields', referrin tae the local geografie.[4]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. Tolmin municipal site
  3. Spremembe naselij 1948–95. 1996. Database. Ljubljana: Geografski inštitut ZRC SAZU, DZS.
  4. Snoj, Marko. 2009. Etimološki slovar slovenskih zemljepisnih imen. Ljubljana: Modrijan and Založba ZRC, p. 348.

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