Trnje, Škofja Loka

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Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°10′39.36″N14°17′37.83″E / 46.1776000°N 14.2938417°E / 46.1776000; 14.2938417 Coordinates: 46°10′39.36″N14°17′37.83″E / 46.1776000°N 14.2938417°E / 46.1776000; 14.2938417
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Upper Carniola
Statistical region Upper Carniola
Municipality Škofja Loka
Area
  Total0.44 km2 (0.17 sq mi)
Elevation
382.8 m (1,255.9 ft)
Population
 (2002)
  Total59
[1]

Trnje (pronounced  [ˈtəɾnjɛ] ; German : Terne [2] ) is a settlement in the Municipality of Škofja Loka in the Upper Carniola region of Slovenia.

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Mass grave

Trnje is the site of a mass grave associated with World War II. The Podtrn Mass Grave (Slovene : Grobišče Podtrn) is located on a path about 300 meters (980 ft) north of the settlement. It contains the remains of seven victims believed to be Home Guard prisoners of war from nearby villages that were imprisoned at Loka Castle. [3]

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References

  1. Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. Leksikon občin kraljestev in dežel zastopanih v državnem zboru, vol. 6: Kranjsko. 1906. Vienna: C. Kr. Dvorna in Državna Tiskarna, p. 62.
  3. Ferenc, Mitja (December 2009). "Grobišče Podtrn". Geopedia (in Slovenian). Ljubljana: Služba za vojna grobišča, Ministrstvo za delo, družino in socialne zadeve. Retrieved May 6, 2020.