Gaberje, Ajdovščina

Gaberje (pronounced [ˈɡaːbɛɾjɛ]) is a village in the hills south of the Vipava Valley in the Municipality of Ajdovščina in the Littoral region of Slovenia. It was first mentioned in written documents dating to 1367.[2]

Gaberje

Gabrje (until 1987)
Gaberje
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°50′20.44″N 13°53′9.76″E
Country Slovenia
Traditional regionLittoral
Statistical regionGorizia
MunicipalityAjdovščina
Area
  Total4.59 km2 (1.77 sq mi)
Elevation
191.3 m (627.6 ft)
Population
 (2002)
  Total151
[1]

Name

The name of the settlement was changed from Gabrje to Gaberje in 1987.[3]

Church

The parish church in the settlement is dedicated to Saint Martin and belongs to the Koper Diocese.[4] Its door casing bears the date 1670, which is the date of extension and renovation of a much older church on the site.

References

  1. Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. Ajdovščina municipal site
  3. Spremembe naselij 1948–95. 1996. Database. Ljubljana: Geografski inštitut ZRC SAZU, DZS.
  4. Koper Diocese list of churches Archived March 6, 2009, at the Wayback Machine
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