Cankova

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Cankova
Cankova is located in Slovenia
Cankova
Cankova
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°43′9.39″N 16°1′4.36″E / 46.7192750°N 16.0178778°E / 46.7192750; 16.0178778Coordinates: 46°43′9.39″N 16°1′4.36″E / 46.7192750°N 16.0178778°E / 46.7192750; 16.0178778
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Prekmurje
Statistical region Mura
Municipality Cankova
Area
 • Total 3.46 km2 (1.34 sq mi)
Elevation 215.1 m (705.7 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 481
[1]

Cankova (pronounced [ˈtsaːŋkɔʋa]; Hungarian: Vashidegkút,[2] German: Kaltenbrunn[2]) is a town in the Prekmurje region of Slovenia. It is the seat of the Municipality of Cankova.[3]

Church[edit]

Exterior
Interior
Saint Joseph's Church in Cankova

The parish church in Cankova is dedicated to Saint Joseph and belongs to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Murska Sobota. It was built in 1754 and renovated in 1900. It has a cruciform plan with a western belfry.[4]

Notable people[edit]

Notable people that were born or lived in Cankova include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. ^ a b Radkersburg und Luttenberg (map, 1:75,000). 1894. Vienna: K.u.k. Militärgeographisches Institut.
  3. ^ "Ustanovitev občine". Občina Cankova (official home page) (in Slovenian). Retrieved 2010-01-21. 
  4. ^ Slovenian Ministry of Culture register of national heritage reference number 2915
  5. ^ Slovenian Ministry of Culture register of national heritage reference number 6853

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