Bašelj

Bašelj (pronounced [ˈbaːʃəl]; German: Baschel[2]) is a settlement in the Municipality of Preddvor in the Upper Carniola region of Slovenia.[3]

Bašelj
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Bašelj is located in Slovenia
Bašelj
Bašelj
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°18′55.52″N 14°24′5.54″E / 46.3154222°N 14.4015389°E / 46.3154222; 14.4015389Coordinates: 46°18′55.52″N 14°24′5.54″E / 46.3154222°N 14.4015389°E / 46.3154222; 14.4015389
CountryFlag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional regionUpper Carniola
Statistical regionUpper Carniola
MunicipalityPreddvor
Area
 • Total6.43 km2 (2.48 sq mi)
Elevation
552.9 m (1,814.0 ft)
Population
 (2002)
 • Total315
[1]

NameEdit

Bašelj was attested in historical sources as Uasche in 1156, Vaschel in 1395, Baysch in 1484, and Baschel in 1488, among other spellings.[4]

ChurchEdit

 
St. Lawrence's Church in Bašelj

The local church, built on a hill above the settlement, is dedicated to Saint Lawrence and contains 15th-century frescos.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  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. 54.
  3. ^ Preddvor municipal site
  4. ^ "Bašelj". Slovenska historična topografija. ZRC SAZU Zgodovinski inštitut Milka Kosa. Retrieved February 7, 2021.
  5. ^ Sveti Lovrenc above Bašelj on Hribi.net

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