Male Lese

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Male Lese
Male Lese is located in Slovenia
Male Lese
Male Lese
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°52′14.91″N 14°48′29.04″E / 45.8708083°N 14.8080667°E / 45.8708083; 14.8080667Coordinates: 45°52′14.91″N 14°48′29.04″E / 45.8708083°N 14.8080667°E / 45.8708083; 14.8080667
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Lower Carniola
Statistical region Central Slovenia
Municipality Ivančna Gorica
 • Total 0.93 km2 (0.36 sq mi)
Elevation 261.3 m (857.3 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 40

Male Lese (pronounced [ˈmaːlɛ ˈleːsɛ]; German: Kleinlesse[2]) is a small settlement on the right bank of the Krka River in the Municipality of Ivančna Gorica in central Slovenia. The area is part of the historical region of Lower Carniola. The municipality is now included in the Central Slovenia Statistical Region.[3]

A small chapel-shrine in the settlement is dedicated to the Virgin Mary and dates to the late 19th century.[4]


  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. 100.
  3. ^ Ivančna Gorica municipal site
  4. ^ "EŠD 18133". Registry of Immovable Cultural Heritage (in Slovenian). Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia. Retrieved 22 August 2011. 

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