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Ponikva

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Country  Slovenia
Statistical region  Savinja
Area  194 ha
Population  479 (2002)
Traditional region  Styria
Elevation  338 m
Municipality  Municipality of Šentjur
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Ponikva ([ˈpoːnikʋa]) is a settlement in the Municipality of Šentjur in eastern Slovenia. The area is part of the historical Styria region. The municipality is now included in the Savinja Statistical Region. The Slovene bishop, author, and poet Anton Martin Slomšek was born in the hamlet of Slom in the neighboring village of Uniše south of the settlement.

Map of 3232 Ponikva, Slovenia

The local parish church, built on the southeastern edge of the settlement, is dedicated to Saint Martin and belongs to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Celje. It was built between 1732 and 1737.

References

Ponikva Wikipedia


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