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Dvorce is located in Slovenia
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°53′9.81″N 15°36′40.87″E / 45.8860583°N 15.6113528°E / 45.8860583; 15.6113528Coordinates: 45°53′9.81″N 15°36′40.87″E / 45.8860583°N 15.6113528°E / 45.8860583; 15.6113528
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Lower Carniola
Statistical region Lower Sava
Municipality Brežice
 • Total 0.61 km2 (0.24 sq mi)
Elevation 147.4 m (483.6 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 124
For other uses, see Dvorce (disambiguation).

Dvorce (pronounced [ˈdʋoːɾtsɛ]; in older sources also Dvorice,[2] German: Dworichdorf[2]) is a settlement southeast of Čatež ob Savi in the Municipality of Brežice in eastern Slovenia. The area was traditionally part of Lower Carniola. It is now included with the rest of the municipality in the Lower Sava Statistical Region.[3]

An Ancient Roman era burial ground has been found in the settlement. Mound burials, Latobici-type graves, and shallow skeletal burials of infants dating to the 2nd and 3rd centuries AD have been uncovered.[4]


  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. ^ a b Leksikon občin kraljestev in dežel zastopanih v državnem zboru, vol. 6: Kranjsko. 1906. Vienna: C. Kr. Dvorna in Državna Tiskarna, p. 69.
  3. ^ Brežice municipal site
  4. ^ Slovenian Ministry of Culture register of national heritage reference number 10596

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