Gabrovica pri Komnu

Gabrovica pri Komnu is situated on the south-eastern side of the Komen Karst.

Gabrovica pri Komnu is situated on the south-eastern side of the Komen Karst. The village was first mentioned as the property of the monastery in Rožac (Rosazzo). During the World War II in Gabrovica the XIX Slovene National Liberation Shock Troops of the National Liberation Army (NOV) and the Srečko Kosovel Partisan Detachment of Slovenia (POS), were established. Gabrovica was also the place of relay courier station called P13. Both near and far, Gabrovica had the reputation of being a village of builders, as there was a school of construction set up here which over the years trained many local people. There was also a quarry near the village from where Kopriva white marble came. The work of successful masons and stonecutters is still visible on numerous homes, which are decorated with interesting architectural details. Near the village square, which is adorned with majestic lime trees stands the church of St. Peter.

Name of the people who live in Gabrovica: Gabrovčani, number of inhabitants: 120 (year 2015). The village is situated 279 metres above sea-level.

 

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