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Cerkno is a small town and a municipality with the same name in the western part of Slovenia. It has around 2000 inhabitants and is the administrative centre of the Cerkljansko[?] region.

It is known for the Laufarija[?] carnival, a spring festival with carved wooden masks, and for the Franja hospital (Bolnišnica Franja), a partisan hospital from World War II.

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