Bevče

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Bevče
Bevška Vas (until 1952)
Bevče is located in Slovenia
Bevče
Bevče
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°21′25.24″N 15°8′42.09″E / 46.3570111°N 15.1450250°E / 46.3570111; 15.1450250Coordinates: 46°21′25.24″N 15°8′42.09″E / 46.3570111°N 15.1450250°E / 46.3570111; 15.1450250
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Styria
Statistical region Savinja
Municipality Velenje
Area
 • Total 2.16 km2 (0.83 sq mi)
Elevation 413.1 m (1,355.3 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 216
[1]

Bevče (pronounced [ˈbeːu̯tʃɛ]) is a settlement in the Municipality of Velenje in northern Slovenia. The area was traditionally part of Styria. The entire municipality is now included in the Savinja Statistical Region.[2]

Name[edit]

The name of the settlement was changed from Bevška vas to Bevče in 1952.[3]

Church[edit]

The local church is dedicated to Saint Nicholas (Slovene: sveti Miklavž). It dates to the 16th century with 18th-century rebuilding.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. ^ Velenje municipal site
  3. ^ Spremembe naselij 1948–95. 1996. Database. Ljubljana: Geografski inštitut ZRC SAZU, DZS.
  4. ^ Slovenian Ministry of Culture register of national heritage reference number ešd 3429

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