Ponikve, Dobrepolje

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Ponikve
Postcaird o Ponikve
Postcaird o Ponikve
Ponikve is locatit in Slovenia
Ponikve
Ponikve
Location in Slovenie
Coordinates: 45°51′42.82″N 14°39′5.83″E / 45.8618944°N 14.6516194°E / 45.8618944; 14.6516194Coordinates: 45°51′42.82″N 14°39′5.83″E / 45.8618944°N 14.6516194°E / 45.8618944; 14.6516194
KintraFlag of Slovenia.svg Slovenie
Tradeetional regionLawer Carniola
Statistical regionCentral Slovenie
MunicipalityDobrepolje
Area
 • Total7.36 km2 (2.84 sq mi)
Elevation
463.1 m (1,519.4 ft)
Population
 (2002)
 • Tot409
[1]

Ponikve (pronounced [pɔˈniːkvɛ]; German: Ponique[2]) is a dounset in the Municipality o Dobrepolje in Slovenie. The aurie is pairt o the historical region o Lawer Carniola. The municipality is nou includit in the Central Slovenie Statistical Region.[3]

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.[4] In the past the German name wis Ponique.[2]

Church[eedit | eedit soorce]

The local kirk is dedicatit tae Saunt Florian an belangs tae the Pairish o Dobrepolje–Videm. It is a Gothic biggin that wis hivily rebuilt in the 18t hunderyear.[5]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. 2.0 2.1 Leksikon občin kraljestev in dežel zastopanih v državnem zboru, vol. 6: Kranjsko. 1906. Vienna: C. Kr. Dvorna in Državna Tiskarna, p. 48.
  3. Dobrepolje municipal site
  4. Snoj, Marko. 2009. Etimološki slovar slovenskih zemljepisnih imen. Ljubljana: Modrijan and Založba ZRC, p. 322.
  5. "EŠD 1757". Registry of Immovable Cultural Heritage (in Slovene). Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia. Retrieved 28 February 2011. 

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