Location in Slovenia
|Coordinates: 45°51′18.32″N 14°24′58.05″E|
|Traditional region||Inner Carniola|
|Statistical region||Littoral–Inner Carniola|
|• Total||0.36 km2 (0.14 sq mi)|
|Elevation||807.2 m (2,648.3 ft)|
The name Beč is derived from the Slovene common noun beč '(stone- or wood-lined) hollow with a spring' (< *bъťъ), referring to a local geographical feature. The Slavic word *bъťъ was borrowed from Latin buttis 'barrel' and is also the origin of the Slovene toponyms Bač and Buč.