Cerkvenjak

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Cerkvenjak
Cerkvenjak is located in Slovenia
Cerkvenjak
Cerkvenjak
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°33′57.54″N 15°56′34.32″E / 46.5659833°N 15.9428667°E / 46.5659833; 15.9428667Coordinates: 46°33′57.54″N 15°56′34.32″E / 46.5659833°N 15.9428667°E / 46.5659833; 15.9428667
CountryFlag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional regionStyria
Statistical regionDrava
MunicipalityCerkvenjak
Area
 • Total0.7 km2 (0.3 sq mi)
Elevation
339.8 m (1,114.8 ft)
Population
(2012)
 • Total135
[1]

Cerkvenjak (pronounced [tsɛɾkʋɛˈnjaːk]) is a settlement in the Municipality of Cerkvenjak in northeastern Slovenia. It is the seat of the municipality. It lies in the Slovene Hills (Slovene: Slovenske gorice) in the region known as Prlekija. Traditionally the area was part of Styria. The municipality is now included in the Drava Statistical Region.[2]

The local parish church is dedicated to Saint Anthony the Hermit and is the seat of the Parish of Sveti Anton v Slovenskih Goricah. It belongs to the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Maribor. It was built in 1546 on the site of an earlier building.[3]

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