Brje

Brje (pronounced [ˈbəːɾjɛ]; Italian: Bria dei Furlani) is a settlement in the hills on the left bank of the Vipava River in the Municipality of Ajdovščina in the Littoral region of Slovenia. It is made up of eleven hamlets: Kasovlje, Nečilec, Most, Kodrovi, Pečenkovi, Martini, Mihelji, Žulji, Cinki, Furlani, and Sveti Martin.[2]

Brje
Brje
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°52′6.4″N 13°48′54.94″E
Country Slovenia
Traditional regionLittoral
Statistical regionGorizia
MunicipalityAjdovščina
Area
  Total5.34 km2 (2.06 sq mi)
Elevation
167.3 m (548.9 ft)
Population
 (2012)
  Total377
  Density71/km2 (180/sq mi)
[1]

The parish church in the settlement is dedicated to Saints Cyril and Methodius and belongs to the Koper Diocese. A second church belonging to the parish is dedicated to Saint Martin and is built on top of a hill in the hamlet of Sveti Martin, which gets its name from the church.[3]

References

  1. "Brje, Ajdovščina". Place Names. Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia. Retrieved 21 February 2013.
  2. Ajdovščina municipal site Archived May 15, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  3. Koper Diocese list of churches Archived March 6, 2009, at the Wayback Machine
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