Šalka Vas

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Šalka Vas
Šalka Vas is located in Slovenia
Šalka Vas
Šalka Vas
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°39′9.08″N 14°52′44.36″E / 45.6525222°N 14.8789889°E / 45.6525222; 14.8789889Coordinates: 45°39′9.08″N 14°52′44.36″E / 45.6525222°N 14.8789889°E / 45.6525222; 14.8789889
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Lower Carniola
Statistical region Southeast Slovenia
Municipality Kočevje
Area
 • Total 1.66 km2 (0.64 sq mi)
Elevation 479.2 m (1,572.2 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 674
[1]

Šalka Vas (pronounced [ˈʃaːu̯ka ˈvaːs]; Slovene: Šalka vas, German: Schalkendorf[2][3]) is a settlement immediately northeast of the town of Kočevje in southern Slovenia. The area is part of the traditional region of Lower Carniola and is now included in the Southeast Slovenia Statistical Region.[4]

History[edit]

The Šalka Vas volunteer fire department became a founding unit of the Kočevje municipal fire department on 28 August 1955.[5]

Church[edit]

The local church is dedicated to Saint Roch and belongs to the Parish of Kočevje. It is a Late Gothic building that was extended in the 19th century.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. ^ Leksikon občin kraljestev in dežel zastopanih v državnem zboru, vol. 6: Kranjsko. 1906. Vienna: C. Kr. Dvorna in Državna Tiskarna, p. 40.
  3. ^ Ferenc, Mitja. 2007. Nekdanji nemški jezikovni otok na kočevskem. Kočevje: Pokrajinski muzej, p. 4.
  4. ^ Kočevje municipal site
  5. ^ Gasilska zveza Kočevja: Zgodovina (Slovene)
  6. ^ Slovenian Ministry of Culture register of national heritage reference number ešd 1889

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