Žaga, Bovec

Žaga (pronounced [ˈʒaːɡa]; Italian: Saga[2]) is a settlement on the right bank of the Soča River in the Municipality of Bovec in the Littoral region of Slovenia. The turn for the road to Resia in Italy is in the middle of the settlement.

Žaga
Spodnja Žaga.jpg
Žaga is located in Slovenia
Žaga
Žaga
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°18′4.67″N 13°28′41.47″E / 46.3012972°N 13.4781861°E / 46.3012972; 13.4781861Coordinates: 46°18′4.67″N 13°28′41.47″E / 46.3012972°N 13.4781861°E / 46.3012972; 13.4781861
CountryFlag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional regionSlovenian Littoral
Statistical regionGorizia
MunicipalityBovec
Area
 • Total25.78 km2 (9.95 sq mi)
Elevation
419.1 m (1,375.0 ft)
Population
 (2002)
 • Total336
[1]

GeographyEdit

 
Boka Falls

Boka Falls is a waterfall on Boka Creek in the northeast part of the settlement. There are also two other waterfalls on Globoka Creek in the western part of the settlement.[3]

Notable peopleEdit

Notable people that were born or lived in Žaga include:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "SURS". www.stat.si. Retrieved 13 March 2018.
  2. ^ bilingual toponym Saga, Žaga in: Gemeindelexikon, der im Reichsrate Vertretenen Königreiche und Länder. Bearbeit auf Grund der Ergebnisse der Volkszählung vom 31. Dezember 1900. Herausgegeben von der K.K. Statistischen Zentralkommission. VII. Österreichisch-Illyrisches Küstenland (Triest, Görz und Gradiska, Istrien). Wien 1906
  3. ^ a b c d Savnik, Roman (1968). Krajevni leksikon Slovenije, vol. 1. Ljubljana: Državna založba Slovenije. pp. 431–432.

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