Kal nad Kanalom

Kal nad Kanalom (pronounced [ˈkaːu̯ nat kaˈnaːlɔm]; Italian: Cal di Canale) is a village in the hills east of Kanal in the Littoral region of Slovenia. It lies on the southwest part of the Banjšice Plateau.[2]

Kal nad Kanalom
Kal nad Kanalom is located in Slovenia
Kal nad Kanalom
Kal nad Kanalom
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°5′7.5″N 13°44′33.42″E / 46.085417°N 13.7426167°E / 46.085417; 13.7426167Coordinates: 46°5′7.5″N 13°44′33.42″E / 46.085417°N 13.7426167°E / 46.085417; 13.7426167
CountryFlag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional regionLittoral
Statistical regionGorizia
MunicipalityKanal ob Soči
Area
 • Total20.38 km2 (7.87 sq mi)
Elevation
698.6 m (2,292.0 ft)
Population
 (2002)
 • Total318
[1]

NameEdit

The name of the settlement was changed from Kal to Kal nad Kanalom in 1952.[3]

ChurchEdit

The parish church in the settlement is dedicated to Saint George and belongs to the Diocese of Koper. A second church belonging to this parish is built on a hill above the hamlet of Koprivišče and is dedicated to Saint Thomas.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. ^ Kanal ob Soči municipal site
  3. ^ Spremembe naselij 1948–95. 1996. Database. Ljubljana: Geografski inštitut ZRC SAZU, DZS.
  4. ^ Roman Catholic Diocese of Koper List of Churches May 2008 Archived 2009-03-06 at the Wayback Machine

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