Coljava

Small village which lies in the immediate vicinity of Gabrovica, only half a kilometre away.

Coljava is a small village which lies in the immediate vicinity of Gabrovica, only half a kilomtre away. In 1908 Podganja jama by Coljava was discovered a large quantity of pottery from the Copper Age, and in 1963 some ceramics from the Broze Age, which testify to the very early settlement of this area. In World War I, the village had a military railway, which ran from Dutovlje and led to the Isonzo Front. In the pine forest by Coljava the army set up a printing house in a large cave in World War II. 

 

Name of the people who live in Coljava: Coljavčani, Culjavke. Number of inhabitants: 68 (year 2015). The village is situated 276 metres above sea-level.

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