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View of Luče from the north
View of Luče from the north
Luče is located in Slovenia
Location of Luče in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°21′23.26″N 14°44′37.05″E / 46.3564611°N 14.7436250°E / 46.3564611; 14.7436250Coordinates: 46°21′23.26″N 14°44′37.05″E / 46.3564611°N 14.7436250°E / 46.3564611; 14.7436250
Country  Slovenia
 • Mayor Ciril Rosc
 • Total 2.85 km2 (1.10 sq mi)
Population (2015)[1]
 • Total 402
 • Density 975/km2 (2,530/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02)

Luče (pronounced [ˈluːtʃɛ]; sometimes Luče ob Savinji,[2] German: Leutsch) is the largest settlement and the centre of the Municipality of Luče in northern Slovenia.[3] Traditionally it belonged to the region of Styria and is now included in the Savinja Statistical Region.

The parish church in the settlement is dedicated to Saint Lawrence and belongs to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Celje. It was first mentioned in written documents dating to 1423 and has some 17th-century alterations to the original building.[4]


  1. ^ "Luče, Luče". Place Names. Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia. Retrieved 29 February 2012. 
  2. ^ Jakopin, Franc et al. 1985. Slovenska krajevna imena. Ljubljana: Cankarjeva založba, p. 157.
  3. ^ "Občina Luče". Retrieved 2016-12-16. 
  4. ^ Slovenian Ministry of Culture register of national heritage reference number 3125

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