Kališe, Železniki


Kališe (pronounced [kaˈliːʃɛ]; in older sources also Kališče,[2] German: Kalische[2]) is a settlement in the Municipality of Železniki in the Upper Carniola region of Slovenia.

Kališe
Kališe
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°13′57.81″N 14°10′52.96″E
Country Slovenia
Traditional RegionUpper Carniola
Statistical regionUpper Carniola
MunicipalityŽelezniki
Elevation
743 m (2,438 ft)
Population
 (2002)
  Total54
[1]

The local church on the hill above the settlement is dedicated to the Holy Cross. The Slovene Home Guard had a base with three bunkers at this church during the Second World War and on 10 March 1945 it was attacked and taken by Slovene partisans.[3]

References

  1. Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. Leksikon občin kraljestev in dežel zastopanih v državnem zboru, vol. 6: Kranjsko. Vienna: C. Kr. Dvorna in Državna Tiskarna. 1906. p. 60.
  3. Gorenjski Glas 30 April 2008 p. 2