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Cirkovce is located in Slovenia
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°23′41.03″N 15°43′37.33″E / 46.3947306°N 15.7270361°E / 46.3947306; 15.7270361Coordinates: 46°23′41.03″N 15°43′37.33″E / 46.3947306°N 15.7270361°E / 46.3947306; 15.7270361
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Styria
Statistical region Drava
Municipality Kidričevo
 • Total 4.47 km2 (1.73 sq mi)
Elevation 242.2 m (794.6 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 403

Cirkovce (pronounced [ˈtsiːɾkɔu̯tsɛ]) is a settlement in the Municipality of Kidričevo in northeastern Slovenia. It lies on the regional road from Kidričevo to Pragersko. The area is part of the traditional region of Styria. It is now included with the rest of the municipality in the Drava Statistical Region.[2]


The parish church in the settlement is dedicated to the Assumption of Mary and belongs to the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Maribor. It was built between 1904 and 1910 on the site of an earlier building mentioned in written documents dating to 1404.[3]

Notable people[edit]

Notable people that were born or lived in Cirkovce include:


  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. ^ Kidričevo municipal site
  3. ^ Slovenian Ministry of Culture register of national heritage reference number ešd 2924
  4. ^ Bokal, Ljudmila, ed. 2008. Čebelarski terminološki slovar. Ljubljana: Založba ZRC, ZRC SAZU and Lukovica: Čebelarska zveza Slovenije, p. 253.

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