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Towns and villages

Where the Gorenjska and the Primorska regions meet there lie villages strung as if in a wreath, tiny settlements, isolated homesteads, houses strewn at the base of the hills on both shady and sunny sides, and villages joined by the course of the Idrijca river. Hard-working, vigorous, kind, resourceful, and hospitable people live here.

The Local Community of Bukovo: people under the Kojca hill

The Local Community of Bukovo lies in the western end of the Cerkno municipality and is one of the largest local communities by area. It has about 220 residents, who live in several villages and...

The village of Zakriž: a cross so big that travelers could sleep in its...

The village of Zakriž was built on a landslide mass that got caught between the hills of Lamk, Kovk, and Zakriški Vršič centuries ago. It is located on a sunny side, two and a...

The Local Community of Novaki: they want snow most of all

Where the Gorenjska and Primorska regions meet, lies the village of Novaki. It has about five hundred residents. It extends from Log, which is about three kilometers away from Cerkno, all the way to...

The Local Community of Straža: the villages next to and above the Idrijca river

TThe Local Community of Straža, which is being presented here, is comprised of four villages, which are in a way being united by the Idrijca river. The villages of Straža and Reka lie on...

The Local Community of Podlanišče: that valley has to be somewhere

The Local Community of Podlanišče has less than 250 residents today. However, despite its small size this area was seen on television screens by the whole of Slovenia in recent decades. The Škofje hill...

The Local Community of Otalež: societies create a vibrant pulse

TThe Local Community of Otalež with about 600 residents is the second largest local community in the Cerkno municipality, which apart from Otalež includes Plužnje, Lazec, Jazne, and Travnik as well. Life in the...

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