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Idrija is a town, which is situated in a basin in the middle of Idrija Hills. It lies on the area, where are connecting the Karst and the prealpine world. Idrija is the municipal centre and unites the important cultural, administrative, educational, tourist and other public functions. Idrija is the oldest mining town in Slovenia.
The early beginnings are connected with the discovery of mercury, growth, development and extent of the city were associated with the growth of the underground mine. At the end of the 15th century was made a mining settlement that got the market rights in the 17th century. Among the most important urban centres in Slovenia was Idrija ranked in the 18th century. Until the First World War was Idrija the second largest city in Carniola.
In the past was famous for its technological achievements, intensive contacts with the European cities, developed countries and to attracting many top scientists. In Idrija we can visit many cultural, natural, architectural and engineering attractions. The most important are Castle Gewerkenegg with museum, Kamst, Klavze, the walking path by Rake, Antony's shaft, Miner's House, the oldest town Church of the Holy Trinity, Lance School Idrija, Regional park Zgornja Idrija with the lake called Divje jezero. The lake belongs among the famous natural attractions of the Slovenian heritage. Idrija is also famous for delicious food, called idrijski zlikrofi.


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Idrija - Idrija

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Idrija
Idrija - Idrija along river Idrijca

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Idrija along river Idrijca
Idrija - Industrial zone

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Industrial zone
Idrija - Old Town Centre <br> Idrija Old Town Centre

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Old Town Centre

Idrija Old Town Centre
Idrija - Old Town Centre <br> Miner's House

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Old Town Centre

Miner's House
Idrija - Old Town Centre <br> Monument for victims of mine's fire in year 1846

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Old Town Centre

Monument for victims of mine's fire in year 1...
Idrija - Old Town Centre <br> Church of the Holy Trinity

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Old Town Centre

Church of the Holy Trinity
Idrija - Old Town Centre <br> First Slovene Secondary school - Nowadays high school Gimnazija Jurija Vege

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Old Town Centre

First Slovene Secondary school - Nowadays hig...
Idrija - Castle Gewerkenegg

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Idrija - Castle Gewerkenegg <br> Old Town Centre of Idrija from Castle Gewerkenegg

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Castle Gewerkenegg

Old Town Centre of Idrija from Castle Gewerke...
Idrija - Kosovela ulica (Kosovel Street) <br> Scopoli's House - Svica and well with miner

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Kosovela ulica (Kosov...

Scopoli's House - Svica and well with miner
Idrija - Kosovela ulica (Kosovel Street) <br> Chapel and public aquarium on the crossing of Prelovc and Kosovel Street and Town Square

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Kosovela ulica (Kosov...

Chapel and public aquarium on the crossing of...
Idrija - Kosovela ulica (Kosovel Street) <br> Well with the statue of miner

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Kosovela ulica (Kosov...

Well with the statue of miner
Idrija - Trg sv. Ahacija (Saint Ahacij Square) <br> Magazin - Mine granary

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Trg sv. Ahacija (Sain...

Magazin - Mine granary
Idrija - Trg sv. Ahacija (Saint Ahacij Square) <br> Entrance into Theatre

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Trg sv. Ahacija (Sain...

Entrance into Theatre
Idrija - Trg sv. Ahacija (Saint Ahacij Square) <br> Anthony's shaft - Selstev

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Trg sv. Ahacija (Sain...

Anthony's shaft - Selstev
Idrija - Mestni trg (Town Square) <br> Idria lace

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Idrija - Mestni trg (Town Square) <br> Pri crnem orlu

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Idrija - Mestni trg (Town Square) <br> Town Hall

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Idrija - Mestni trg (Town Square) <br> Lace School Idrija

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Mestni trg (Town Squa...

Lace School Idrija
Idrija - Church of St. Anthony with Calvary  <br> Church of St. Anthony

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Church of St. Anthony...

Church of St. Anthony
Idrija - Church of St. Anthony with Calvary  <br> Calvary

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Idrija - Park Mejca

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Idrija - Park Mejca <br> Hanging bridge at shopping centre and football ground

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Park Mejca

Hanging bridge at shopping centre and footbal...
Idrija - Gregorciceva Street

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Idrija - Gregorciceva ulica (Gregorcic Street) <br> Parish Church of St. Joseph near Gregorciceva Street

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Gregorciceva ulica (G...

Parish Church of St. Joseph near Gregorciceva...
Idrija - Gregorciceva ulica (Gregorcic Street) <br> Gregorciceva Street

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Gregorciceva ulica (G...

Gregorciceva Street
Idrija - Lapajne Street

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Idrija - Lapajne and Vodnik Street <br> Vodnik Street where is Inzaghis' Shaft

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Lapajne and Vodnik St...

Vodnik Street where is Inzaghis' Shaft
Idrija - Lapajne and Vodnik Street <br> Tourist Information Centre Idrija

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Lapajne and Vodnik St...

Tourist Information Centre Idrija
Idrija - Lapajne and Vodnik Street <br> Bus station Idrija

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Lapajne and Vodnik St...

Bus station Idrija
Idrija - Lapajne and Vodnik Street <br> Primary School Idrija from the bridge for walkers

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Lapajne and Vodnik St...

Primary School Idrija from the bridge for wal...

Data

Municipality: IDRIJA (11871 population)

Settlements in the municipality:

Idrija (5955 population), Spodnja Idrija (1501), Godovič (704), Črni Vrh (648), Zadlog (276),

Spodnja Kanomlja (258), Vojsko (209), Srednja Kanomlja (170), Predgriže (154), Idrijske Krnice (140), Gorenja Kanomlja (137), Čekovnik (131), Gore (129), Zavratec (129), Dole (125), Gorenji Vrsnik (123), Jelični Vrh (121), Lome (109), Ledine (86), Govejk (77), Idrijska Bela (76), Idrijski Log (72), Razpotje (67), Masore (62), Ledinske Krnice (53), Spodnji Vrsnik (49), Mrzli Vrh (46), Idršek (41), Pečnik (37), Ledinsko Razpotje (30), Potok (30), Strmec (29), Mrzli Log (25), Korita (24), Žirovnica (20), Rejcov Grič (15), Kanji Dol (12), Javornik (1)

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