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Begunje na Gorenjskem

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Begunje na Gorenjskem is a village in the Municipality of Radovljica in the Upper Carniola region of Slovenia. It is known for being the location of the headquarters of the Elan Line company.NameBegunje na Gorenjskem was first attested in written sources in 1050 as Begûn . The name of the settlement is derived from the personal name *Běgunъ, probably as a clipped version of *Běgun'e 'Běgunъ's village' that later shifted to a feminine plural form. In Slovene, the settlement was originally simply called Begunje but a modifier was later added to distinguish it from Begunje pri Cerknici. In older sources, the settlement was sometimes named Begunje pri Lescah, which also corresponded to the parish name.HistoryThe ruins of 12th-century Kamen Castle are just outside the village in the Draga Valley. First documented in 1185, it appeared as Castrum Lapis in 1263 and Stain in 1350, when it passed into the Carniolan possessions of the Counts of Ortenburg. The castle played a vital role in protecting the comital lands in the Bohinj and Upper Sava Valley. When the Ortenburgs became extinct in 1418, it passed to Count Hermann II of Celje and was inherited by the Austrian House of Habsburg in 1456. The 15th-century Kacenštajn Castle, rebuilt in the late 17th century, stands in the centre of the village.
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