Ponikve, Cerknica

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Ponikve
Ponikve is locatit in Slovenia
Ponikve
Ponikve
Location in Slovenie
Coordinates: 45°49′0.74″N 14°26′21.53″E / 45.8168722°N 14.4393139°E / 45.8168722; 14.4393139Coordinates: 45°49′0.74″N 14°26′21.53″E / 45.8168722°N 14.4393139°E / 45.8168722; 14.4393139
KintraFlag of Slovenia.svg Slovenie
Tradeetional regionInner Carniola
Statistical regionInner Carniola–Karst
MunicipalityCerknica
Area
 • Total2 km2 (0.8 sq mi)
Elevation
656.4 m (2,153.5 ft)
Population
 (2002)
 • Tot28
[1]

Ponikve (pronounced [pɔˈniːkvɛ]) is a smaw dounset tae the east o Begunje in the Municipality o Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region o Slovenie.[2]

Name[eedit | eedit soorce]

The name Ponikve is a plural shape derivit frae the wird ponikva 'influent stream' or 'sinkhole' (intae which such a stream disappears). In its plural shape it refers tae a gently rollin landscape consistin o the basins o a influent stream. Like ither veelages namit Ponikve an similar names (e.g., Ponikva), it refers tae a local landscape element.[3]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. Cerknica municipal site
  3. Snoj, Marko. 2009. Etimološki slovar slovenskih zemljepisnih imen. Ljubljana: Modrijan and Založba ZRC, p. 322.

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