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Ponikve, Cerknica

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Country  Slovenia
Municipality  Cerknica
Area  200 ha
Population  28 (2002)
Traditional region  Inner Carniola
Elevation  656 m
Local time  Thursday 8:58 PM
Ponikve, Cerknica
Statistical region  Littoral–Inner Carniola
Weather  9°C, Wind S at 8 km/h, 74% Humidity

Ponikve ([pɔˈniːkʋɛ]) is a small settlement to the east of Begunje in the Municipality of Cerknica in the Inner Carniola region of Slovenia.

Contents

Map of 1380 Ponikve, Slovenia

Name

The name Ponikve is a plural form derived from the word ponikva 'influent stream' or 'sinkhole' (into which such a stream disappears). In its plural form it refers to a gently rolling landscape consisting of the basins of an influent stream. Like other villages named Ponikve and similar names (e.g., Ponikva), it refers to a local landscape element.

References

Ponikve, Cerknica Wikipedia


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