Drenchia

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Drenchia

Dreka  (Slovene)
Drencje  (Friulian)
Comune di Drenchia
Location of Drenchia
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Drenchia
Drenchia (Friuli-Venezia Giulia)
Coordinates: 46°11′N13°39′E / 46.183°N 13.650°E / 46.183; 13.650 Coordinates: 46°11′N13°39′E / 46.183°N 13.650°E / 46.183; 13.650
Country Italy
Region Friuli-Venezia Giulia
Province Province of Udine (UD)
Frazioni Clabuzzaro/Brieg, Crai/Kraj, Cras/Kras (sede comunale), Drenchia inferiore/Dolenja Dreka, Drenchia Superiore/Gorenja Dreka, Lase/Laze, Malinsche/Malinske, Obenetto/Dubenije, Obranche/Obranke, Oznebrida/Ocnebardo, Paciuch/Pačuh, Peternel/Peternel, Prapotnizza/Praponca, San Volfango/Svet Štuoblank, Trinco/Trinko, Trusgne/Trušnje, Zavart/Zavart, Zuodar/Cuoder.
Government
  MayorMario Zufferli (Lista civica)
Area
[1]
  Total13.8 km2 (5.3 sq mi)
Elevation
663 m (2,175 ft)
Population
 (Dec. 2010) [2]
  Total141
  Density10/km2 (26/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
33040
Dialing code 0432
Patron saint Assumption of Mary
Saint dayAugust 15
Website Institutional website

Drenchia (Slovene : Dreka; Friulian : Drencje) is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Udine in the Italian region Friuli-Venezia Giulia, located about 60 kilometres (37 mi) north of Trieste and about 35 kilometres (22 mi) northeast of Udine, on the border with Slovenia. Drenchia is located on the western slopes of the Kolovrat Range, dividing Italy from Slovenia, and borders the following municipalities: Grimacco, Kanal ob Soči (Slovenia), Kobarid (Slovenia), and Tolmin (Slovenia).

Contents

Drenchia localities include Clabuzzaro/Brieg, Crai/Kraj, Cras/Kras, Drenchia inferiore/Dolenja Dreka, Drenchia Superiore/Gorenja Dreka, Lase/Laze, Malinsche/Malinske, Obenetto/Dubenije, Obranche/Obranke, Oznebrida/Ocnebardo, Paciuch/Pačuh, Peternel/Peternel, Prapotnizza/Praponca, San Volfango/Svet Štuoblank, Trinco/Trinko, Trusgne/Trušnje, Zavart/Zavart, Zuodar/Cuoder. [3]

Municipal hall is located in Cras.

As of 31 December 2010, it had a population of 141 and an area of 13.8 square kilometres (5.3 sq mi). [4]

Ethnic composition

97% of the population in Drenchia were Slovenes according to the census 1971. [5]

Demographic decline

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