Nebesa, Aš

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Nebesa 08-06-14 kaple Panny Marie.JPG
Official name: Nebesa
Country Czech Republic
Region Karlovy Vary
District Cheb
Coordinates 50°11′49″N 12°13′43″E / 50.19694°N 12.22861°E / 50.19694; 12.22861Coordinates: 50°11′49″N 12°13′43″E / 50.19694°N 12.22861°E / 50.19694; 12.22861
Area 5.84 km2 (2.3 sq mi)
Population 13 (2001)
Density 2/km2 (5/sq mi)
First mentioned 1598
Timezone CET (UTC+1)
 - summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 35201
Wikimedia Commons: Nebesa (Aš)

Nebesa (German: Himmelreich, formerly Egrisch Reuth) is a small village in Karlovy Vary Region, Czech Republic. It is one of the nine town districts of . In 2001 the village had a population of 13.

In the village there is a chapel of Virgin Mary, a restaurant and bus stop.


Nebesa lies 3 kilometres southeast from Aš, on extensive area, but mostly covered by forests.


Nebesa is first mentioned in 1315. During the Seven Years' War an entrenchment was built here by Austrian marshal Macquir. On May 8, 1759 a battle was fought here between armies of Austrian marshal Macquir and Prussian general von Finck.

Progress of population of Nebesa[1]
Year 1850 1930 1947 1961 1970 2001
Population 104 152 72 58 30 13

The name of the village[edit]

In Czech, Nebesa means heaven. The German name, Himmelreich, has a similar meaning: himmel means heaven and reich means empire.


  • Catholic chapel of Virgin Mary from 1907
  • iron crucifix from 1862.


  1. ^ Progress of population of Nebesa between 1850 and 2001, according to: Obce Ašska v proměnách času, Kolektiv autorů, MÚ Aš (2005)