Šmiklavž, Slovenj Gradec

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Šmiklavž
Šmiklavž is located in Slovenia
Šmiklavž
Šmiklavž
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°26′58.96″N 15°7′9.27″E / 46.4497111°N 15.1192417°E / 46.4497111; 15.1192417Coordinates: 46°26′58.96″N 15°7′9.27″E / 46.4497111°N 15.1192417°E / 46.4497111; 15.1192417
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Styria
Statistical region Carinthia
Municipality Slovenj Gradec
Area
 • Total 3.99 km2 (1.54 sq mi)
Elevation 557.6 m (1,829.4 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 150
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Šmiklavž (pronounced [ʃmiˈklaːu̯ʃ]) is a settlement in the City Municipality of Slovenj Gradec in northern Slovenia. The area was traditionally part of Styria. The entire municipality is now included in the Carinthia Statistical Region.[2]

The parish church from which the settlement gets its name is dedicated to Saint Nicholas (Slovene: sveti Miklavž) and belongs to the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Maribor. It dates to the 13th and 16th centuries.[3] A second church on a hill south of the settlement is dedicated to Saint Helena. The earliest phases of the building date to the 13th century.[4]

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