Šentgotard

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Šentgotard
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Šentgotard is located in Slovenia
Šentgotard
Šentgotard
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°11′15.54″N 14°54′27.48″E / 46.1876500°N 14.9076333°E / 46.1876500; 14.9076333Coordinates: 46°11′15.54″N 14°54′27.48″E / 46.1876500°N 14.9076333°E / 46.1876500; 14.9076333
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Upper Carniola
Statistical region Central Sava
Municipality Zagorje ob Savi
Area
 • Total 0.73 km2 (0.28 sq mi)
Elevation 627.2 m (2,057.7 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 64
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Šentgotard (pronounced [ʃɛntˈɡoːtart] or [ʃəntˈɡoːtart]; German: Sankt Gotthard[2]) is a village in the hills east of Trojane in central Slovenia. It lies in the Municipality of Zagorje ob Savi. The area is part of the traditional region of Upper Carniola. It is now included with the rest of the municipality in the Central Sava Statistical Region.[3]

The local parish church, from which the settlement gets its name, is dedicated to Saint Gotthard and belongs to the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Ljubljana. It dates to the 18th century.[4]

France Cukjati, the vice-chairman of the National Assembly of Slovenia, was born in Šentgotard in 1943.

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