Čanje

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Čanje
Čanje is located in Slovenia
Čanje
Čanje
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°0′41.21″N 15°22′14.2″E / 46.0114472°N 15.370611°E / 46.0114472; 15.370611Coordinates: 46°0′41.21″N 15°22′14.2″E / 46.0114472°N 15.370611°E / 46.0114472; 15.370611
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Styria
Statistical region Lower Sava
Municipality Sevnica
Area
 • Total 3.25 km2 (1.25 sq mi)
Elevation 246.1 m (807.4 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 124
[1]

Čanje (pronounced [ˈtʃaːnjɛ]) is a settlement in the hills above Blanca in the Municipality of Sevnica in central Slovenia. The area is part of the historical region of Styria. The municipality is now included in the Lower Sava Statistical Region.[2]

Churches[edit]

There are two churches in the settlement. One on a hill just southwest of the hamlet of Gradec is dedicated to Saint Agnes (Slovene: sveta Neža) and dates to the 13th century with a 19th-century belfry.[3] The second stands on Gradec Hill (Slovene: Gračka gora) east of the hamlet of Brinje. It dates to the 14th century and is dedicated to the Virgin Mary.[4] Both belong to the parish of Sevnica.

Notable people[edit]

Notable people that were born or lived in Čanje include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. ^ Sevnica municipal site
  3. ^ "EŠD 3355". Registry of Immovable Cultural Heritage (in Slovene). Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia. Retrieved 15 September 2011. 
  4. ^ "EŠD 3359". Registry of Immovable Cultural Heritage (in Slovene). Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia. Retrieved 15 September 2011. 
  5. ^ Slovenski biografski leksikon: Teraš Mavricij. (Slovene)

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