Bistrica, Kozje

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Bistrica
Bistrica is located in Slovenia
Bistrica
Bistrica
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°6′33.14″N 15°28′45.89″E / 46.1092056°N 15.4794139°E / 46.1092056; 15.4794139Coordinates: 46°6′33.14″N 15°28′45.89″E / 46.1092056°N 15.4794139°E / 46.1092056; 15.4794139
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Styria
Statistical region Savinja
Municipality Kozje
Area
 • Total 2.36 km2 (0.91 sq mi)
Elevation 341.9 m (1,121.7 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 56
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Bistrica (pronounced [ˈbiːstɾitsa]) is a settlement in the Municipality of Kozje in eastern Slovenia. It lies in the Sava Hills (Slovene: Posavsko hribovje) northwest of Kozje. The area is part of the historical Styria region. The municipality is now included in the Savinja Statistical Region.[2]

The local church, built in the hamlet of Pokorna Vas (Slovene: Pokorna vas) in the settlement, is dedicated to Saint Andrew and belongs to the Parish of Zagorje. It dates to the first half of the 16th century.[3]

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