Todraž

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Todraž
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°5′10.61″N14°9′40.68″E / 46.0862806°N 14.1613000°E / 46.0862806; 14.1613000 Coordinates: 46°5′10.61″N14°9′40.68″E / 46.0862806°N 14.1613000°E / 46.0862806; 14.1613000
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Upper Carniola
Statistical region Upper Carniola
Municipality Gorenja Vas–Poljane
Area
  Total1.37 km2 (0.53 sq mi)
Elevation
418.5 m (1,373.0 ft)
Population
 (2020)
  Total17
  Density12/km2 (32/sq mi)
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Todraž (pronounced  [ˈtoːdɾaʃ] ) is a small settlement southeast of Gorenja Vas in the Municipality of Gorenja Vas–Poljane in the Upper Carniola region of Slovenia. [2]

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Name

The name Todraž was first attested in written sources as Witodras in 1291 and 1381 (and Wittodrasy in 1501). These transcriptions indicate that it is derived from *Vitodraž, in turn based on the Slavic personal name Vitodrag. [3]

Uranium mine

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Old mining equipment in Todraž

The headquarters of the Žirovski Vrh Uranium Mine are in the settlement. The mine was permanently closed in the 1990s and the site has been cleaned up by the company in charge of closing the mine, Rudnik Žirovski Vrh, based in Todraž. [4]

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References

  1. Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. Gorenja Vas–Poljane municipal site
  3. Snoj, Marko (2009). Etimološki slovar slovenskih zemljepisnih imen. Ljubljana: Modrijan. p. 430.
  4. Žirovski Vrh Mine, public company for the closure of the mine, site (in Slovene) Archived September 24, 2008, at the Wayback Machine