Ribnitsa (SI)

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Ribnica (pronounced [ˈɾiːbnitsa]; German: Reifnitz) is a town (3,612 inhabitants in 2020) in the Municipality of Ribnica in southern Slovenia. It is the seat of the municipality. It is part of the traditional region of Lower Carniola and is now included in the Southeast Slovenia Statistical Region.

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Postmark in Yugoslavia era

Kingdom of Yugoslavia period (1929-1944)

Kingdom of SHS period (1918-1929)


Ortnek (pronounced [ɔɾˈtnɛk]; German: Ortenegg) is a settlement (23 inhabitants in 2020!) in the Municipality of Ribnica. The railway line from Ljubljana to Kočevje runs through the settlement and the village has a railway station.

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Bridge in 1925

The post office - bilingual named ORTENEGG - ORTNEK - opened on 22 December 1893, Bezirk Gottschee, Kočevje.

Postmark in Austria-Hungary era (1867-1918)

Postmark in Austrian Empire Carniola province

The post office - named REIFNITZ - opened before 1850, Bezirk Gottschee.