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Novo Mesto with Krka river

Novo Mesto (Slovenian: Novo mesto; German: Rudolfswert or Neustadtl) is a one of the eleven town municipalities in the Dolenjska region of the Republic of Slovenia. According to the Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia it covers a total area of 298.5 km², and the town is considered the economic and cultural center of Lower Carniola. On 7 April 2006 it became the see city for the Roman Catholic diocese of Novo Mesto, which is a suffragan of the archdiocese of Ljubljana. Download high resolution version (1024x768, 184 KB)Novo mesto (Breg) at winter. ... Download high resolution version (1024x768, 184 KB)Novo mesto (Breg) at winter. ... The Krka (German: Gurk) is a river in the Slovenian Region of Dolenjska with a length of around 111 km. ... A municipality is an administrative entity composed of a clearly defined territory and its population and commonly referring to a city, town, or village, or a small grouping of them. ... Lower Carniola in Slovenia Lower Carniola (Slovenian: Dolenjska; German: ) is a traditional region of Slovenia. ... Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia (Slovene: Statistični urad Republike Slovenije, SURS) is independent Slovenian government institution, in charge for official statistical surveying. ... Lower Carniola (Slovenian: Dolenjska; German: ) is a traditional region of Slovenia. ... The Roman Catholic Church, most often spoken of simply as the Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with over one billion members. ... Pope Pius XI blesses Bishop Stephen Alencastre as fifth Apostolic Vicar of the Hawaiian Islands in a Cathedral of Our Lady of Peace window. ...   (IPA: ) is the capital and largest city in Slovenia. ...

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History

Novo Mesto (literally, "new town") was founded as Rudolfswert (Slovenian: Rudolfovo) on 7 April 1365, named after its founder, the Habsburg Archduke Rudolf IV of Austria. April 7 is the 97th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (98th in leap years). ... Events Foundation of the University of Vienna Births John de Ros, 6th Baron de Ros (died 1394) Thomas de Mowbray, 1st Duke of Norfolk (died 1399) Deaths May 17 - Louis VI the Roman, elector of Brandenburg (born 1328) July 27 - Duke Rudolf IV of Austria (born 1339) Categories: 1365 ... Flag of the Habsburg Monarchy; also used as the flag of the Austrian Empire until the Ausgleich of 1867. ... Look up Archduke in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Rudolf IV of Austria Rudolf IV der Stifter (the Founder) (born November 1, 1339 in Vienna, died July 27, 1365 in Milan) was a member of the House of Habsburg and Duke and self-proclaimed Archduke of Austria from 1358 to 1365. ...


Following World War I and the dissolution of Austria-Hungary, the town officially became Novo Mesto although it had been informally known as such since its founding. It also became known as Neustadtl in German. “The Great War ” redirects here. ... Austria-Hungary, also known as the Dual monarchy (or: the k. ...


Census data

According to the census of 2002, it has 40,925 inhabitants, 20,017 male and 20,908 female. The average age of the inhabitants is 39.58. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ...


On average, there is 29.25 m² of residential area, and the inhabitants live in a total of 13,796 households and 11,408 families.


Statistical data

The municipality of Novo Mesto has a working-age population 19,579, of whom 2,118 are unemployed. The average gross monthly wage in August 2003 was 1,099.27 (263,432 tolars) and the average net monthly wage was €687.90 (164,851 tolars). There are 1,725 students in the municipality. A wage is a compensation which workers receive in exchange for their labor. ... ISO 4217 Code EUR User(s) Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Kosovo, Luxembourg, Monaco, Montenegro, the Netherlands, Portugal, San Marino, Slovenia, Spain, Vatican City Inflation 1. ... ISO 4217 Code SIT User(s) Slovenia Inflation 0. ...


See also

This is a timeline of key events in the history of Slovenia, both of the Slovenes and the other ethnicities who once lived or do live on Slovene ethnic territory or in the geographical bounds of Slovenia. ... Industrija motornih vozil (Slovene Industry of motor vehicles; TLA IMV) was a car manufacturer based in Novo Mesto, Slovenia. ... Leon Štukelj listen ▶(?) (November 12, 1898 - November 8, 1999) was a Slovene gymnast, Olympic gold medalist and athlete. ... Krka is a river in Slovenia, with length circa 111 km; it is a right tributary of the river Sava near Brežice. ... Langenhagen is a German city in the Hanover district of Lower Saxony. ... For the 1997 film, see Twin Town Sign denoting twin towns of Neckarsulm, Germany Town twinning is a concept whereby towns or cities in geographically and politically distinct areas are paired with the goal of fostering human contact and cultural links. ...

External link

  • Novo mesto, official municipality web page.
 
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Urban municipalities: Celje | Koper | Kranj | Ljubljana | Maribor | Murska Sobota Motto none Anthem A Toast Slovenia() – on the European continent() – in the European Union() [] Capital (and largest city) Ljubljana Official languages Slovenian, Italian1, Hungarian1 Government Parliamentary republic  -  President Janez DrnovÅ¡ek  -  Prime Minister Janez JanÅ¡a Independence from Yugoslavia   -  Declared June 25, 1991   -  Recognized 1992  Accession to the European Union... Image File history File links Flag_of_Slovenia. ... Area: 94,9 km² Population  - males  - females 48. ... Area: 311. ... Kranj (German: Krainburg) is the fourth largest city of Slovenia, approximately 20 km north west from Ljubljana with a population of 51,225 (2002). ...   (IPA: ) is the capital and largest city in Slovenia. ... Area: 147. ... Murska Sobota is a town and municipality in northeastern Slovenia, located near the river Mura (hence the name) in the region of Prekmurje, being its regional capital. ...

Nova Gorica | Novo Mesto | Ptuj | Slovenj Gradec | Velenje Area: 309. ... Ptuj Area: 66. ... Area: 173. ... Area: 83. ...


Coordinates: 45°48′N, 15°10′E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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