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Nova Gorica
Nova Gorica
Grammar School (Slovene: Gimnazija Nova Gorica) is a coeducational nondenominational state secondary general education school for students aged between 15 and 19. It falls under the gymnasium type of schools, roughly equivalent to preparatory schools in Anglo-American contexts. Located in Nova Gorica, Slovenia, it is considered among the best secondary schools in Slovenia. Many notable personalities attended the schools, including two Prime Ministers of Slovenia, and the current President of Slovenia. History[edit] It was established after the annexation of the Slovenian Littoral
Slovenian Littoral
to the Yugoslavia in September 1947. It was initially located in the nearby town of Šempeter pri Gorici. In 1952, it was transferred to a suburb of the town of Nova Gorica, and in 1960 to the current location in the very centre of the town. Prominent alumni[edit] Many prominent people have attended the Nova Gorica
Nova Gorica
Grammar School since its founding. Among them were:

Evgen Bavčar, photographer Kostja Gatnik, illustrator Dean Komel, philosopher Jana Krivec, chess grandmaster Branko Marušič, historian Tomaž Marušič, lawyer and politician, Minister of Justice of Slovenia
Slovenia
(1997-2000) Tomaž Mastnak, sociologist, political scientist and columnist Iztok Mlakar, actor, singer and songwriter Katja Perat, poet Borut Pahor, politician, current President of Slovenia Senko Pličanič, lawyer and politician, current Slovenian Minister of Justice and Administration Vojteh Ravnikar, architect Uroš Seljak, cosmologist, a professor of physics at University of California, Berkeley Dušan Šinigoj, politician, Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Slovenia
Slovenia
(1984-1990) Mitja Velikonja, sociologist and cultural anthropologist Igor Vidmar, rock musician Boštjan Vuga, architect Saša Vuga, writer Danilo Zavrtanik, physicist Samuel Žbogar, diplomat and politician, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Slovenia
Slovenia
(2008-2012) Pavel Zgaga, pedagogue and politician, Minister of Education of Slovenia
Slovenia
(1999-2000)

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City Municipality of Nova Gorica

Settlements:

Administrative centre: Nova Gorica

Current

Ajševica Banjšice Bate Branik Brdo Budihni Čepovan Dornberk Draga Dragovica Gradišče nad Prvačino Grgar Grgarske Ravne Kromberk Lazna Loke Lokovec Lokve Nemci Osek Ozeljan Pedrovo Podgozd Potok pri Dornberku Preserje Pristava Prvačina Ravnica Rožna Dolina Saksid Šempas Šmaver Šmihel Solkan Spodnja Branica Stara Gora Steske Sveta Gora Tabor Trnovo Vitovlje Voglarji Zalošče

Former

Dol pri Čepovanu Gorica Gornji Lokovec Puštale Sveto Visoko Vrata

Landmarks

Branik
Branik
Castle Europe Square Kostanjevica Monastery Kromberk
Kromberk
Castle Nova Gorica
Nova Gorica
railway station Nova Gorica
Nova Gorica
Sports Park Soča
Soča
River Solkan
Solkan
Bridge Vipava Valley

Culture and education

Nova Gorica
Nova Gorica
Grammar School University of Nova Gorica

Notable people

Nevin Birsa Valter Birsa Matej Bor Jure Franko Ivo Hvalica Klement Jug Boris Kalin Zdenko Kalin Vasja Klavora Danilo Kovačič Janko Kralj Branko Marušič Tomaž Marušič Iztok Mlakar Dušan Pirjevec
Dušan Pirjevec
Ahac Marko Anton Plenčič Vojteh Ravnikar Gianni Rijavec Leon Rupnik Igor Simčič Mojca Širok Stanislav Škrabec Josip Srebrnič Jože Srebrnič Boštjan Vuga Danilo Zavrtanik Vas