Gornji Petrovci

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Gornji Petrovci
Péterhegy
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Gornji Petrovci is located in Slovenia
Gornji Petrovci
Gornji Petrovci
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°48′17.83″N 16°13′1.95″E / 46.8049528°N 16.2172083°E / 46.8049528; 16.2172083Coordinates: 46°48′17.83″N 16°13′1.95″E / 46.8049528°N 16.2172083°E / 46.8049528; 16.2172083
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Prekmurje
Statistical region Mura
Municipality Gornji Petrovci
Area
 • Total 5.3 km2 (2.0 sq mi)
Elevation 282.8 m (927.8 ft)
Population (2012)
 • Total 411
[1]

Gornji Petrovci (Hungarian: Péterhegy)[2] is a town in Slovenia. It is the seat of the Municipality of Gornji Petrovci.[3]

Churches[edit]

Holy Trinity Church

There are two churches in Gornji Petrovci. The Roman Catholic parish church is dedicated to the Holy Trinity and is a structure that originated in the late 13th century, but was rebuilt on a number of occasions in the following centuries, preserving certain features from each phase. The relatively short nave is Romanesque, with Baroque internal furnishings. The sanctuary is Late Gothic.[4] The local Lutheran church is a large single-nave building and is one of the largest Lutheran churches in Prekmurje. It was built in 1804 and renovated in 1894.[5]

Notable people[edit]

Notable people that were born or lived in Gornji Petrovci include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. ^ Vengušt, Jernej. 1919. Seznamek prekmurskih občin (krajev) z označbo pošte in zemljevidom. Radgona, p. 12.
  3. ^ Gornji Petrovci municipal site
  4. ^ Slovenian Ministry of Culture register of national heritage reference number 2997
  5. ^ Slovenian Ministry of Culture register of national heritage reference number 4148

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