Location in Slovenia

Coordinates: 46°2′13.97″N 14°7′16.84″E / 46.0372139°N 14.1213444°E / 46.0372139; 14.1213444Coordinates: 46°2′13.97″N 14°7′16.84″E / 46.0372139°N 14.1213444°E / 46.0372139; 14.1213444
Country Slovenia
Traditional region Upper Carniola
Statistical region Upper Carniola
Municipality Žiri
  Total 1.57 km2 (0.61 sq mi)
Elevation 683.4 m (2,242.1 ft)
Population (2002)
  Total 57

Goropeke (pronounced [ɡɔɾɔˈpeːkɛ]; German: Ariopek[2]) is a small settlement on a hill immediately south of Žiri in the Upper Carniola region of Slovenia.[3]

The local church in the settlement is a 15th-century building with some later alterations. It is dedicated to John the Baptist and belongs to the Parish of Žiri.[4]


  1. Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. Leksikon občin kraljestev in dežel zastopanih v državnem zboru, vol. 6: Kranjsko. 1906. Vienna: C. Kr. Dvorna in Državna Tiskarna, p. 126.
  3. Žiri municipal site
  4. Žiri parish site

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