View of Gorenje Jesenice from the east standing on the main local road
|Traditional region||Lower Carniola|
|Statistical region||Southeast Slovenia|
|• Total||1.54 km2 (0.59 sq mi)|
|Elevation||245.7 m (806.1 ft)|
Gorenje Jesenice (pronounced [ɡɔˈɾeːnjɛ jɛsɛˈniːtsɛ]; German: Oberjessenitz) is a village in the Municipality of Šentrupert in southeastern Slovenia. The area is part of the historical region of Lower Carniola. The municipality is now included in the Southeast Slovenia Statistical Region.
The local church is dedicated to Saint Cantius (Slovene: sveti Kancijan) and belongs to the Parish of Šentrupert. It was first mentioned in written documents dating to 1526 with some 17th- and 18th-century remodelling.
- Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
- Leksikon občin kraljestev in dežel zastopanih v državnem zboru, vol. 6: Kranjsko. 1906. Vienna: C. Kr. Dvorna in Državna Tiskarna, p. 84.
- Šentrupert municipal site Archived 2012-05-25 at the Wayback Machine
- "EŠD 2485". Registry of Immovable Cultural Heritage (in Slovenian). Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia. Archived from the original on 13 May 2012. Retrieved 8 July 2011.
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