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Encyclopedia > Cerknica
Občina Cerknica
Area: 241.3 km²
Population
 - males
 - females
10,284
5,127
5,157
Average age: 40.76 years
Residential areas:
 - households:
 - families:
32.13 m²/person
3,548
2,865
Working active:
 - unemployed:
4,892
452
Average salary (August 2003):
 - gross:
 - net:
 
199,159 SIT
129,693 SIT
Students: 336
Source: Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia, census of 2002.

Cerknica is a small town (pop 10,284) and a municipality in the Kras region of southwestern Slovenia. Windsurfing is poplular at Lake Cerknica, it is an intermittent lake and it is the largest in Slovenia. This article explains the meaning of area as a physical quantity. ... 2003 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The tolar has been the currency of Slovenia since October 1991. ... Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia (Slovene: Statistični urad Republike Slovenije, SURS) is independent Slovenian government institution, in charge for official statistical surveying. ... A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Slovenia is divided into 147 municipalities (občine, singular - občina), of which 11 have urban status (marked with *). Slovene is an official language of all municipalities. ... Kras (Carso in Italian), also called the Classical Karst or the Kras Plateau, is a region of southwestern Slovenia extending into northeastern Italy. ... Windsurfing in Essex, England Windsurfing (also called boardsailing) is a sport involving travel over water on a small 2-4. ...


The Famous Postojna caves are near Cerknica, they are one of the most impressive cave systems in the world.


External Links

  • Illustrated page about Cerknica (http://www.burger.si/Cerknica/Cerknica.html)
  • Homepage of Cerknica in slovenian Language (http://www.cerknica.si/)

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Nacionalno Turistično Združenje - National Tourist Association [Cerknica] (266 words)
Cerknica is situated near the one of the most unusual natural phenomena: intermittent Lake Cerknica below the Slivnica hill (1114m).
Cerknica is close to the Regional Park Rakov Škocjan and Snežnik castle.
Cerknica lies 16 km from the famous (and the largest Slovenian...) Postojna cave (Postojna) but Krizna cave with the small is the opportunity for a great guided adventure.
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