Lower Carniola (Slovene: Dolenjska; German: Unterkrain) was a kreisof the historical Habsburg crown land of Carniola from 1849 till 1919 and is nowadays a traditional region of Slovenia. Its center is Novo Mesto---- (ref Wikipedia)
Rudolfswerth= Novo Mesto (town/parish)
Hmeljcic= town in Mirna Pec parish.
All of the above are in southeastern Slovenia. This region has been at various times ruled by Austria, The Kingdom of SHS (Serbs, Croats & Slovenes), Jugoslavia and since 1992 Slovenia.