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Basic information about Cerknica
The Municipality of Cerknica (Slovene: Občina Cerknica) is a municipality in the Karst region of southwestern Slovenia, with a population of 11,350 in 2012. The seat of the municipality is the town of Cerknica. It belongs to the traditional region of Inner Carniola. The best-known landmark of the municipality is Lake Cerknica, an intermittent lake and the largest lake in Slovenia, south of the town of Cerknica. Various watersports including windsurfing are popular on the lake.
Cities, towns & villages in Cerknica
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ZelšeZelše (pronounced [ˈzeːu̯ʃɛ]) is a village along the road linking Cerknica and Postojna, at the northwestern part of the karst Cerknica Polje in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. Zelše Caves (Zelške jame)—the source of Rak Creek, a sinking stream—lies west of the village. Big Karlovica Cave (Slovene: Velika Karlovica), receiving the waters of Stržen Creek, lies southwest of the village. Industrial facilities are located east of the village. Show Zelšeon the map
MartinjakMartinjak (pronounced [maɾtiˈnjaːk]) is a village southeast of Cerknica, below Mount Slivnica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. The local church in the settlement is dedicated to Saint Vitus and belongs to the Parish of Cerknica. It was first mentioned in written sources dating to 1581. The wooden ceiling in the church dates to 1621. The current belfry was built between 1936 and 1938. Show Martinjakon the map
LipsenjLipsenj (pronounced [liˈpseːn]) is a small village between Žerovnica and Gorenje Jezero on the eastern edge of Lake Cerknica in the Municipality of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. In addition to the main settlement, it includes the hamlets of Sveti Štefan and Podšteberk. Show Lipsenjon the map
PodslivnicaPodslivnica (pronounced is a small village below the northern slopes of Mount Slivnica in the Municipality of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. The local church in the settlement is dedicated to Saint Francis Xavier and belongs to the Parish of Cerknica. Show Podslivnicaon the map
Ivanje SeloIvanje Selo (pronounced [iˈʋaːnjɛ ˈsɛːlɔ]; Slovene: Ivanje selo) is a village north of Rakek in the Municipality of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. The local church, built south of the settlement, is dedicated to Saint Jerome and belongs to the Parish of Unec. Show Ivanje Seloon the map
CerknicaCerknica (pronounced [ˈtseːɾknitsa]; Italian: Circonio, German: Zirknitz) is a town in the Karst region of southwestern Slovenia, with a population of 3,532 (2002 Census). It is the seat of the Municipality of Cerknica. It belongs to the traditional region of Inner Carniola. Show Cerknicaon the map
KožljekKožljek (pronounced [ˈkoːʒljɛk]) is a village in the hills north of Begunje in the Municipality of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. The local church in the settlement is dedicated to Saint Anne and belongs to the Parish of Begunje pri Cerknici. Show Kožljekon the map
CajnarjeCajnarje (pronounced is a village in the hills northeast of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. The local church, built on a small hill north of the settlement, is dedicated to Saint George and belongs to the Parish of Sveti Vid. Show Cajnarjeon the map
Rakov ŠkocjanRakov Škocjan (pronounced [ˈɾaːkɔu̯ ˈʃkɔːtsjan]) is a settlement south of Rakek in the Municipality of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. The surrounding area of the Rak Škocjan Valley is a regional nature reserve known as Rak Škocjan Park. Show Rakov Škocjanon the map
Bloška PolicaBloška Polica (pronounced [ˈbloːʃka pɔˈliːtsa]) is a village east of Grahovo in the Municipality of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. The local church in the settlement is dedicated to Saint Vincent and belongs to the Parish of Stari Trg. Show Bloška Policaon the map
Laze pri Gorenjem JezeruLaze pri Gorenjem Jezeru (pronounced [ˈlaːzɛ pɾi ɡɔˈɾeːnjɛm ˈjeːzɛɾu]) is a small settlement next to Gorenje Jezero on the southern edge of Lake Cerknica in the Municipality of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. Show Laze pri Gorenjem Jezeruon the map
ŽerovnicaŽerovnica (pronounced in older sources also Žirovnica, German: Scheraunitz) is a village on the eastern shores of Lake Cerknica in the Municipality of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. Show Žerovnicaon the map
ZibovnikZibovnik (pronounced [ˈziːbɔu̯nik]) is a small settlement in the hills above Otave in the Municipality of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. It no longer has any permanent residents. Show Zibovnikon the map
Dolenje JezeroDolenje Jezero (pronounced [dɔˈleːnjɛ ˈjeːzɛɾɔ]; German: Unterseedorf) is a village on the northern edge of Lake Cerknica in the Municipality of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. Show Dolenje Jezeroon the map
Gorenje JezeroGorenje Jezero (pronounced [ɡɔˈɾeːnjɛ ˈjeːzɛɾɔ]; German: Oberseedorf) is a village on the southern edge of Lake Cerknica in the Municipality of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. Show Gorenje Jezeroon the map
BločiceBločice (pronounced [ˈbloːtʃitsɛ], in older sources also Obločice, German: Obloschitz) is a village east of Grahovo in the Municipality of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. Show Bločiceon the map
ReparjeReparje (pronounced [ˈɾeːpaɾjɛ]) is a small settlement in the upper part of the Cerkniščica Valley east of Begunje in the Municipality of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. Show Reparjeon the map
SelščekSelšček (pronounced German: Seuschtschek) is a settlement immediately east of Begunje pri Cerknici in the Municipality of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. Show Selščekon the map
SlugovoSlugovo (pronounced [sluˈɡɔːʋɔ] or [sluˈɡoːʋɔ] or [ˈsluːɡɔʋɔ]) is a small settlement in the hills east of Begunje in the Municipality of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. Show Slugovoon the map
GoričiceGoričice (pronounced is a small village northeast of Gorenje Jezero on the shore of Lake Cerknica in the Municipality of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. Show Goričiceon the map
ČohovoČohovo (pronounced [ˈtʃoːxɔvɔ] or [tʃɔˈxɔːvɔ] or [tʃɔˈxoːvɔ]) is a small abandoned settlement above Sveti Vid in the Municipality of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. Show Čohovoon the map
Štrukljeva VasŠtrukljeva Vas (pronounced [ˈʃtɾuːkljɛʋa ˈʋaːs]; Slovene: Štrukljeva vas) is a small village east of Begunje in the Municipality of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. Show Štrukljeva Vason the map
OtonicaOtonica (pronounced [ɔtɔˈniːtsa]) is a small settlement below the northern slopes of Mount Slivnica in the Municipality of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. Show Otonicaon the map
Dolenje OtaveDolenje Otave (pronounced [dɔˈleːnjɛ ɔˈtaːʋɛ]) is a small village in the hills northeast of Begunje in the Municipality of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. Show Dolenje Otaveon the map
GrahovoGrahovo (pronounced [ɡɾaˈxɔːʋɔ] or [ɡɾaˈxoːʋɔ]) is a village on the eastern shores of Lake Cerknica in the Municipality of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. Show Grahovoon the map
KruščeKrušče (pronounced [ˈkɾuːʃtʃɛ]) is a small settlement east of Begunje pri Cerknici in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. It lies within the Municipality of Cerknica. Show Kruščeon the map
MilavaMilava (pronounced [miˈlaːʋa]) is a small settlement in the Cerkniščica Valley east of Begunje in the Municipality of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. Show Milavaon the map
PikovnikPikovnik (pronounced [ˈpiːkɔu̯nik]) is a small remote settlement in the hills north of Begunje in the Municipality of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. Show Pikovnikon the map
Gorenje OtaveGorenje Otave (pronounced [ɡɔˈɾeːnjɛ ɔˈtaːʋɛ]) is a village in the hills northeast of Begunje in the Municipality of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. Show Gorenje Otaveon the map
RavneRavne (pronounced [ˈɾaːu̯nɛ]) is a small settlement in the hills northeast of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. It is around 20 km south of Ljubljana. Show Ravneon the map
KoščakeKoščake (pronounced [kɔˈʃtʃaːkɛ]) is a remote settlement in the hills northeast of Begunje in the Municipality of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. Show Koščakeon the map
StražiščeStražišče (pronounced is a small settlement in the hills north of Begunje in the Municipality of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. Show Stražiščeon the map
RudolfovoRudolfovo (pronounced is a small settlement in hills northeast of Begunje in the Municipality of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. Show Rudolfovoon the map
KranjčeKranjče (pronounced [ˈkɾaːntʃɛ]) is a small settlement in the hills northeast of Begunje in the Municipality of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. Show Kranjčeon the map
Sveti VidSveti Vid (pronounced [ˈsʋeːti ˈʋiːt]) is a small village in hills northeast of Begunje in the Municipality of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. Show Sveti Vidon the map
BečajeBečaje (pronounced [bɛˈtʃaːjɛ]) is a small settlement northeast of Begunje pri Cerknici in the Municipality of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. Show Bečajeon the map
Dolenja VasDolenja Vas (pronounced [dɔˈleːnja ˈʋaːs]; Slovene: Dolenja vas, German: Niederdorf) is a village southwest of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. Show Dolenja Vason the map
Topol pri BegunjahTopol pri Begunjah (pronounced [ˈtɔːpɔu̯ pɾi ˈbeːɡunjax]) is a village east of Begunje in the Municipality of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. Show Topol pri Begunjahon the map
KržiščeKržišče (pronounced is a small settlement in the hills north of Begunje in the Municipality of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. Show Kržiščeon the map
KoroščeKorošče (pronounced is a small settlement in the hills west of Sveti Vid in the Municipality of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. Show Koroščeon the map
TavžljeTavžlje (pronounced [ˈtaːu̯ʒljɛ]) is a small settlement in hills northeast of Begunje in the Municipality of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. Show Tavžljeon the map
OtokOtok (pronounced [ˈɔːtɔk]) is a settlement on the southeastern shore of Lake Cerknica south of the town of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. Show Otokon the map
GoraGora (pronounced [ˈɡɔːɾa]) is a small settlement in the hills northeast of Begunje in the Municipality of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. Show Goraon the map
Begunje pri CerkniciBegunje pri Cerknici (pronounced [ˈbeːɡunjɛ pɾi ˈtseːɾknici]; German: Wigaun) is a settlement north of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. Show Begunje pri Cerknicion the map
DobecDobec (pronounced [ˈdoːbəts]) is a small village in the hills north of Begunje in the Municipality of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. Show Dobecon the map
PonikvePonikve (pronounced [pɔˈniːkʋɛ]) is a small settlement to the east of Begunje in the Municipality of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. Show Ponikveon the map
BezuljakBezuljak (pronounced [bəzuˈljaːk]) is a village north of Begunje pri Cerknici in the Municipality of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. Show Bezuljakon the map
BečBeč (pronounced [ˈbətʃ]) is a small settlement north of Begunje pri Cerknici in the Municipality of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. Show Bečon the map
ŽupenoŽupeno (pronounced [ʒuˈpeːnɔ]) is a small village north of Gorenje Otave in the Municipality of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. Show Župenoon the map
PirmanePirmane (pronounced [ˈpiːɾmanɛ]) is a small settlement east of Begunje in the Municipality of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. Show Pirmaneon the map
ZahribZahrib (pronounced [zaˈxɾiːp]) is a small settlement in the hills northeast of the town of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. Show Zahribon the map
BrezjeBrezje (pronounced [ˈbɾeːzjɛ]) is a small village south of Begunje in the Municipality of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. Show Brezjeon the map
SliviceSlivice (pronounced [ˈsliːʋitsɛ]) is a settlement west of Rakek in the Municipality of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. Show Sliviceon the map
RakekRakek (pronounced [ˈɾaːkək]; Italian: Recchio) is a settlement in the Municipality of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. Show Rakekon the map
PodskrajnikPodskrajnik (pronounced is a settlement on the western outskirts of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. Show Podskrajnikon the map
UnecUnec (pronounced [ˈuːnəts]) is a settlement northwest of Rakek in the Municipality of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. Show Unecon the map
HribljaneHribljane (pronounced [xɾiˈbljaːnɛ]) is a small settlement in the hills northeast of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. Show Hribljaneon the map
LešnjakeLešnjake (pronounced [lɛˈʃnjaːkɛ]) is a small settlement in the hills northeast of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. Show Lešnjakeon the map
JeršičeJeršiče (pronounced is a small settlement in the hills northeast of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. Show Jeršičeon the map
KremencaKremenca (pronounced [kɾɛˈmeːntsa]) is a small settlement in the Municipality of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. Show Kremencaon the map
HruškarjeHruškarje (pronounced is a settlement in the hills northeast of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. Show Hruškarjeon the map
ZalaZala (pronounced [ˈzaːla]) is a small settlement in the hills northeast of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. Show Zalaon the map
MahnetiMahneti (pronounced [maˈxneːti]) is a small settlement east of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. Show Mahnetion the map
States, regions, administrative units in Cerknica
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CerknicaThe Municipality of Cerknica (Slovene: Občina Cerknica) is a municipality in the Karst region of southwestern Slovenia, with a population of 11,350 in 2012. The seat of the municipality is the town of Cerknica. It belongs to the traditional region of Inner Carniola. The best-known landmark of the municipality is Lake Cerknica, an intermittent lake and the largest lake in Slovenia, south of the town of Cerknica. Various watersports including windsurfing are popular on the lake.Show on map
Lakes, rivers, streams and other bodies of water in Cerknica
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Cerkniško JezeroLake Cerknica (pronounced [ˈtseːɾknitsa]; Slovene: Cerkniško jezero, German: Zirknitzer See) is an intermittent lake in the southern part of the Cerknica Polje, a karst polje in Inner Carniola, a region in southwestern Slovenia. The lake, oriented in the Dinaric direction from northwest to southeast, is present for the most part of the year. When full, it is the largest lake in the country. The plain is surrounded by the Javornik Hills (1,268 metres or 4,160 feet) to the south and Slivnica (1,022 m or 3,353 ft) to the north, both belonging to Dinaric Alps. The area of the lake mainly reaches 28 square kilometres (11 sq mi), but can reach up to 38 km2 (15 sq mi) and the surface level varies from 546 m (1,791 ft) to 551 m (1,808 ft) above sea level. The lake is an important wildlife resort,@en .Show on map
Mountains, roads, land forms, forests and other objects in Cerknica
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SlivnicaSlivnica (pronounced [ˈsliːu̯nitsa]; 1,114 metres or 3,655 feet) is a peak in the Dinaric Alps in Slovenia, southeast of Cerknica on the edge of the plain defined by Lake Cerknica. Its southern and western slopes are covered in deciduous and pine forests, which also obstruct the view from the highest peak, Big Slivnica (Slovene: Velika Slivnica).Show on map