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The MUNICIPALITY OF CERKNO (pronounced ; Slovene : Občina Cerkno) is a municipality in the Littoral region of Slovenia
Slovenia
. The seat of the municipality is the town of Cerkno
Cerkno
. The municipality has around 5,000 people.

HISTORY

Historically, the Cerkno
Cerkno
Hills belonged to Tolmin
Tolmin
County. In the 16th century, the area came under Habsburg
Habsburg
rule, and was included in the County of Gorizia and Gradisca . After the end of World War I
World War I
, the area was occupied by the Italian Army
Italian Army
, and then officially annexed to Italy
Italy
in 1920. Between 1920 and 1943, it was part of the administrative region known as the Julian March
Julian March
. After the Italian armistice in September 1943, Cerkno
Cerkno
was liberated by the Yugoslav Partisans and the region became one of the most important centres of Partisan resistance in the Slovenian Littoral
Slovenian Littoral
. In 1945, the area came under Yugoslav military administration, and in 1947 it was officially annexed to the People\'s Republic of Slovenia
Slovenia
within the Federal People\'s Republic of Yugoslavia .

REFERENCES

* ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia, census of 2002 * ^ Cerkno
Cerkno
municipal

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