Škofja Loka

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of the Douzelage, a unique town twinning association of 27 towns across the European Union. This active town twinning began in 1991 and there are regular events, such as a produce market from each of the other countries and festivals.

;http: www.slovenia.info en grad.htm?grad 0&lng 2 In the Middle Ages the Church held much property in Carniola, thus in Upper and Lower Carniola the Bishop of Freising became in 974 a feudal lord of the city of Škofja Loka, the Bishop of Brixen held Bled and possessions in the valley of Bohinj, and the Bishop of Lavant got Mokronog. Twin towns - Sister cities Meerssen is a founding member of the Douzelage, a unique town twinning

publisher www.douzelage.org accessdate 2009-10-21 Discussions regarding membership are also in hand with three further towns (Agros (Agros, Cyprus) in Cyprus, Škofja Loka in Slovenia, and Tryavna in Bulgaria).


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of the Douzelage, a unique town twinning association of 27 towns across the European Union. This active town twinning began in 1991 and there are regular events, such as a produce market from each of the other countries and festivals.

association of 24 towns across the European Union. This active town twinning began in 1991 and there are regular events, such as a produce market from each of the other countries and festivals.

publisher www.douzelage.org accessdate 2009-10-21 Discussions regarding membership are also in hand with three further towns (Agros (Agros, Cyprus) in Cyprus, Škofja Loka in Slovenia, and Tryavna in Bulgaria).


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of seven known mass graves (Mass graves in Slovenia) from the period immediately after the Second World War. Two additional mass graves connected with these are located in neighboring Vincarje. Additional prisoners of war were disposed of at Gabrovo (Gabrovo, Škofja Loka), Bodovlje, Trnje (Trnje, Škofja Loka), Pevno, and other sites. An unknown number of Home Guard (Slovene Home Guard) prisoners of war and Slovene civilians, and possibly victims of other nationalities, were

of the Douzelage, a unique town twinning association of 27 towns across the European Union. This active town twinning began in 1991 and there are regular events, such as a produce market from each of the other countries and festivals.

association of 24 towns across the European Union. This active town twinning began in 1991 and there are regular events, such as a produce market from each of the other countries and festivals.


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were replaced by German authorities on 17 April. The first citizens of the town were arrested by the Gestapo on 6 May 1941 and in the following weeks 26 families were deported to Serbia. Partisan (Yugoslav Partisans) units were active in the area throughout the war. On 9 February 1944, German forces shot 50 hostages in revenge for the killing of a German soldier. The Partisans entered the town on 9 May 1945. After the war, Loka Castle was used to hold

of the Douzelage, a unique town twinning association of 27 towns across the European Union. This active town twinning began in 1991 and there are regular events, such as a produce market from each of the other countries and festivals.

association of 24 towns across the European Union. This active town twinning began in 1991 and there are regular events, such as a produce market from each of the other countries and festivals.


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Baroque monument, erected in 1751 in thanks for turning away plague and fire. Since 1967, the Grohar Visual Art Colony has been held each year in Škofja Loka. Before 1991, both the Serbian town of Smederevska Palanka and the town of Škofja Loka held Grohar art colonies, run by an art teacher from an elementary school, Olga Milošević, in Smederevska Palanka. Now, after the collapse of Yugoslavia (SFR Yugoslavia), the two are twin towns. The Škofja Loka Capuchin monastery

of the Douzelage, a unique town twinning association of 27 towns across the European Union. This active town twinning began in 1991 and there are regular events, such as a produce market from each of the other countries and festivals.

index.php?id 15 title Douzelage.org: Member Towns publisher www.douzelage.org accessdate 2009-10-21 Granville (Granville, Manche), France - 1991 :


1991

Baroque monument, erected in 1751 in thanks for turning away plague and fire. Since 1967, the Grohar Visual Art Colony has been held each year in Škofja Loka. Before 1991, both the Serbian town of Smederevska Palanka and the town of Škofja Loka held Grohar art colonies, run by an art teacher from an elementary school, Olga Milošević, in Smederevska Palanka. Now, after the collapse of Yugoslavia (SFR Yugoslavia), the two are twin towns. The Škofja Loka Capuchin monastery

of the Douzelage, a unique town twinning association of 27 towns across the European Union. This active town twinning began in 1991 and there are regular events, such as a produce market from each of the other countries and festivals.

index.php?id 15 title Douzelage.org: Member Towns publisher www.douzelage.org accessdate 2009-10-21 Granville (Granville, Manche), France - 1991 :


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and Importance of Urban Heritage for Local Economic Development Case of Slovenian Historic Towns first Neža last Vodušek page 32 editor year 2000 publisher Council of Europe isbn 9789287143945 It is the economic, cultural, educational, and administrative centre of the Municipality of Škofja Loka in Upper Carniola.


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of the Douzelage, a unique town twinning association of 27 towns across the European Union. This active town twinning began in 1991 and there are regular events, such as a produce market from each of the other countries and festivals.

association of 24 towns across the European Union. This active town twinning began in 1991 and there are regular events, such as a produce market from each of the other countries and festivals.

publisher www.douzelage.org accessdate 2009-10-21 Discussions regarding membership are also in hand with three further towns (Agros (Agros, Cyprus) in Cyprus, Škofja Loka in Slovenia, and Tryavna in Bulgaria).


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D72DAA26A8043C56C12571B200207154?OpenDocument title Knjižnica v Škofji Loki language Slovenian trans_title The Library in Škofja Loka newspaper Družina date 23 July 2006 International relations Maasmechelen, Belgium In 2011 Škofja Loka became a member

index.php?id 15 title Douzelage.org: Member Towns publisher www.douzelage.org accessdate 2009-10-21 Granville (Granville, Manche), France - 1991 :

;http: www.slovenia.info en grad.htm?grad 0&lng 2 In the Middle Ages the Church held much property in Carniola, thus in Upper and Lower Carniola the Bishop of Freising became in 974 a feudal lord of the city of Škofja Loka, the Bishop of Brixen held Bled and possessions in the valley of Bohinj, and the Bishop of Lavant got Mokronog. Twin towns - Sister cities Meerssen is a founding member of the Douzelage, a unique town twinning


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of the Douzelage, a unique town twinning association of 27 towns across the European Union. This active town twinning began in 1991 and there are regular events, such as a produce market from each of the other countries and festivals.

index.php?id 15 title Douzelage.org: Member Towns publisher www.douzelage.org accessdate 2009-10-21 Granville (Granville, Manche), France - 1991 :

association of 24 towns across the European Union. This active town twinning began in 1991 and there are regular events, such as a produce market from each of the other countries and festivals.

Škofja Loka

'''Škofja Loka''' ( It has about 12,000 inhabitants.

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