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Wurzenpass (German) or Korensko sedlo or simply Koren (Slovene) is a high mountain pass in a col of the Karawankenmarker mountain range in the Southern Limestone Alps, at the border between Arnoldsteinmarker in the Austrianmarker state of Carinthiamarker and Kranjska Goramarker in Sloveniamarker. It is named after the nearby village of Podkorenmarker (Wurzen).

It connects the Austrian B109 Wurzenpass Straße from Villachmarker with the Slovenian highway No. 201 to the A2 motorway and Ljubljanamarker. Though its elevation of is relatively moderate, the road is very curvy and includes several steep ascents with a maximum grade of 18 percent.
The Wurzenpass has been a historic crossing of the Karawanken, though the main trade route from the Duchy of Carinthia to Triestemarker, the Austrian Littoral and Carniola ran from Tarvisiomarker along the Predil Passmarker and the high valley of Ratečemarker that was much easier to traverse. Its importance increased with the lay out of a first paved road finished in 1734. During the Cold War the Austrian Armed Forces built several defence works and bunkers along the Wurzenpass Straße which today are open to the public in the context of a documentation centre.

Until the opening of the Karawanken Motorway Tunnelmarker in 1991, the Wurzenpass along with the eastern Loiblmarker (Ljubelj) was one of the main arteries for traffic from Austria through former Yugoslaviamarker, starting point of the notorious autoput highway to Greecemarker and Turkeymarker. As Slovenia joined the Schengen Area in 2004, border controls were abolished on 21 December 2007.

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