Galicija, Žalec

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Galicija is located in Slovenia
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°17′1.2″N 15°12′43.39″E / 46.283667°N 15.2120528°E / 46.283667; 15.2120528Coordinates: 46°17′1.2″N 15°12′43.39″E / 46.283667°N 15.2120528°E / 46.283667; 15.2120528
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Styria
Statistical region Savinja
Municipality Žalec
 • Total 4.92 km2 (1.90 sq mi)
Elevation 330.6 m (1,084.6 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 530

Galicija is a settlement in the Municipality of Žalec in east-central Slovenia. It lies in the Hudinja Hills (Slovene: Hudinjsko gričevje) north of Žalec. The area is part of the traditional region of Lower Styria. The municipality is now included in the Savinja statistical region.[2]

The parish church in the settlement is dedicated to Saint James (Slovene: sveti Jakob) and belongs to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Celje. It was built between 1772 and 1778 on the site of a 16th-century church.[3]


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