Zgornja Pohanca

Zgornja Pohanca (pronounced [ˈzɡoːɾnja ˈpoːxantsa], German: Oberpochanza[2]) is a settlement in the hills north of Brežice in the Municipality of Brežice in eastern Slovenia. The area is part of the traditional region of Styria. It is now included with the rest of the municipality in the Lower Sava Statistical Region.[3]

Place in Styria, Slovenia
Zgornja Pohanca

Zgornja Pohanca
Location in Slovenia


Country Slovenia
Traditional region Styria
Statistical region Lower Sava
Municipality Brežice

  Total 3.04 km2 (1.17 sq mi)

376.7 m (1,235.9 ft)

  Total 93
  Density 31/km2 (79/sq mi)

There is a small chapel-shrine in the settlement dedicated to the Virgin Mary. It was built in 1898.[4]

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  1. Statistical Office of the Republic of SloveniaArchived November 18, 2008, at the Wayback Machine
  2. Leksikon občin kraljestev in dežel zastopanih v državnem zboru, vol. 4: Štajersko. Vienna: C. Kr. Dvorna in Državna Tiskarna. 1904. p. 10.
  3. Brežice municipal site
  4. Slovenian Ministry of Culture register of national heritageArchived July 12, 2010, at the Wayback Machine reference number 14868
Administrative seat: Brežice
  • Brezina
  • Črnc
  • Šentlenart
  • Spodnja Ribnica
  • Spodnja Sušica
  • Trnje
  • Zakot
  • Zgornja Sušica
Location of the Municipality of Brezice in Slovenia
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