Idrija

Idrija
Idrija.jpg
Idrija is located in Slovenia
Idrija
Idrija
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°00′4.74″N 14°01′19.59″E / 46°00′4.74″N 14°01′19.59″E / 46.0013167; 14.0221083
 • Total5,878
ClimateCfb
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Official nameHeritage of Mercury. Almadén and Idrija
TypeCultural
Criteriaii, iv
Designated2012 (36th 1313
State PartySpain
RegionEurope and North America

Idrija (pronounced [ˈiːdɾija] (About this sound listen); Italian and German: Idria[2]) is a town in western Slovenia. It is the seat of the Municipality of Idrija. It is located in the traditional region of the Slovenian Littoral and is in the Gorizia Statistical Region. It is notable for its mercury mine with stores and infrastructure, as well as miners' living quarters, and a miners' theatre. Together with the Spanish mine at Almadén, it has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2012.[3] In 2011, Idrija was given the Alpine Town of the Year award.

Geography

The town of Idrija lies in the Idrija Basin, surrounded by the Idrija Hills. It is traversed by the Idrijca River, which is joined there by Nikova Creek. It includes the hamlets of Brusovše, Cegovnica, Prenjuta, and Žabja Vas close to the town center, as well as the more outlying hamlets of Češnjice, Ljubevč, Kovačev Rovt, Marof, Mokraška Vas, Podroteja, Razpotje, Staje, and Zahoda. The Marof hydroelectric plant is located on the Idrijca River on the northern outskirts of Idrija, between Marof and Mokraška Vas.

Other Languages
العربية: إيدرييا
asturianu: Idrija
bosanski: Idrija
català: Idrija
čeština: Idrija
Deutsch: Idrija
español: Idrija
Esperanto: Idrija
euskara: Idrija
فارسی: ایدرییا
français: Idrija
한국어: 이드리야
հայերեն: Իդրիա
hrvatski: Idrija
Bahasa Indonesia: Idrija
עברית: אידריה
ქართული: იდრია
lietuvių: Idrija
magyar: Idrija
მარგალური: იიდრიია
日本語: イドリヤ
norsk: Idrija
polski: Idrija
português: Idrija
română: Idrija
русский: Идрия
Simple English: Idrija
slovenčina: Idrija
slovenščina: Idrija
српски / srpski: Идрија
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Idrija
svenska: Idrija
Türkçe: Idrija
українська: Ідрія (містечко)
Tiếng Việt: Idrija
中文: 伊德里亞