Apače

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Apače
Postcard of Apače before WW2
Postcard of Apače before WW2
Apače is located in Slovenia
Apače
Apače
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°41′48.1″N 15°54′40.12″E / 46.696694°N 15.9111444°E / 46.696694; 15.9111444Coordinates: 46°41′48.1″N 15°54′40.12″E / 46.696694°N 15.9111444°E / 46.696694; 15.9111444
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Styria
Statistical region Mura
Municipality Apače
Area
 • Total 4.4 km2 (1.7 sq mi)
Elevation 218 m (715 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 636
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For other uses, see Apače (disambiguation).

Apače (pronounced [ˈaːpatʃɛ]; German: Abstall) is a town in Slovenia and it is located on the border between Slovenia and Austria.[2] It is the seat of the Municipality of Apače, which is the northernmost municipality in the traditional region of Styria. It now belongs to the Mura Statistical Region. It is located 25 kilometers northeast of Maribor and 20 kilometers west of Murska Sobota.

The parish church in the settlement is dedicated to the Assumption of Mary and belongs to the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Maribor. It dates to the 15th and 16th centuries.[3] The Freudenau Mansion is located near the town. It is an originally 17th-century Baroque mansion and it was renovated in a Neoclassical style in the 19th century.[4]

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