Municipality of Veržej

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Municipality of Veržej
Občina Veržej
Municipality
Location of the Municipality of Veržej in Slovenia
Location of the Municipality of Veržej in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°35′N 16°10′E / 46.583°N 16.167°E / 46.583; 16.167Coordinates: 46°35′N 16°10′E / 46.583°N 16.167°E / 46.583; 16.167
Country  Slovenia
Government
 • Mayor Slavko Petovar
Area
 • Total 12.0 km2 (4.6 sq mi)
Population (2002)[1]
 • Total 1,354
 • Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02)

The Municipality of Veržej (Slovene: Občina Veržej) is a small municipality in northeastern Slovenia. The seat of the municipality is the town of Veržej. It lies on the right bank of the Mura River. Traditionally the area was part of the Styria region. The municipality is now included in the Mura statistical region. It is known for fields of white narcisi that bloom in the area in springtime.[2]

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