Ruhna Vas

Ruhna Vas (pronounced [ˈɾuːxna ˈʋaːs]; Slovene: Ruhna vas) is a small settlement on the left bank of the Krka River in the Municipality of Škocjan in southeastern Slovenia. Within the municipality, it belongs to the Village Community of Dobrava pri Škocjanu and Tomažja Vas.[2] The area is part of the historical region of Lower Carniola. The municipality is now included in the Southeast Slovenia Statistical Region.[3]

Ruhna Vas
Ruhna Vas
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°52′19.25″N 15°17′53.47″E
Country Slovenia
Traditional regionLower Carniola
Statistical regionSoutheast Slovenia
  Total0.5 km2 (0.2 sq mi)
167.5 m (549.5 ft)

The Roman road from Emona to Neviodunum ran through the area and contemporary finds show evidence of a settlement near the road.[4]


  1. Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. "Krajevne in vaške skupnosti". Občina Škocjan. Retrieved January 25, 2019.
  3. Škocjan municipal site
  4. "EŠD 8649". Registry of Immovable Cultural Heritage (in Slovenian). Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia. Retrieved 28 June 2011.
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