Dolenjske Toplice

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Dolenjske Toplice
Coat of arms of Dolenjske Toplice Map of Slovenia, position of Dolenjske Toplice highlighted
Basic data
Country SloveniaSlovenia Slovenia
Historic region Lower Carniola / Dolenjska
Statistical region Jugovzhodna Slovenija (Southeast Slovenia)
Coordinates 45 ° 45 '  N , 15 ° 3'  E Coordinates: 45 ° 45 '16 "  N , 15 ° 3' 30"  E
height 179  m. i. J.
surface 110.2  km²
Residents 3,494 (2008)
Population density 32 inhabitants per km²
Post Code 8350
License Plate NM
Structure and administration

Dolenjske Toplice (German Töplitz ) is a municipality in Slovenia near Novo mesto . It is located in the Dolenjska (Lower Carniola) region on the Sušica River , which flows into the Krka 2 km north and has 3,494 inhabitants. The main town Dolenjske Toplice alone has 740 inhabitants.

The place is a health resort and known for its thermal bath , which was founded in 1658 by the Counts of Auersperg . It is one of the oldest medicinal baths in Europe. The place was first mentioned in the 13th century.

A small area in the south of the municipality around Kočevske Poljane (Pöllandl), the northern part of the valley Moschnitze (Črmošnjiško-poljanska dolina), forms part of the historical Gottschee region . Some people here still speak the German dialect Gottscheerisch . The Gottscheer Association, which publishes the German / Slovenian-language magazine "Bakh-Pot", is based in the city.

Districts of the entire municipality

Web links

Commons : Dolenjske Toplice  - collection of pictures, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Thermen ( Memento of the original from June 20, 2009 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and not yet checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. Accessed August 1, 2009  @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot /
  2. Pokrajinski muzej Kočevje: Vsi niso odšli / Not everyone left ( Memento from April 2, 2012 in the Internet Archive )