Ponikve, Sežana

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Ponikve is locatit in Slovenia
Location in Slovenie
Coordinates: 45°47′16.94″N 13°51′48.22″E / 45.7880389°N 13.8633944°E / 45.7880389; 13.8633944Coordinates: 45°47′16.94″N 13°51′48.22″E / 45.7880389°N 13.8633944°E / 45.7880389; 13.8633944
Kintra Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenie
Region Slovenie Littoral
Municipality Sežana
 • Total 4.57 km2 (1.76 sq mi)
Elevation 351.2 m (1,152.2 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Tot 116

Ponikve (pronounced [pɔˈniːkvɛ]) is a veelage sooth o Štanjel in the Municipality o Sežana in the Littoral 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. Sežana municipal site
  3. Snoj, Marko. 2009. Etimološki slovar slovenskih zemljepisnih imen. Ljubljana: Modrijan and Založba ZRC, p. 322.

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