Markovci, Šalovci

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Markovci
Marokrét
Markovci is located in Slovenia
Markovci
Markovci
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°50′39.32″N 16°14′5.57″E / 46.8442556°N 16.2348806°E / 46.8442556; 16.2348806Coordinates: 46°50′39.32″N 16°14′5.57″E / 46.8442556°N 16.2348806°E / 46.8442556; 16.2348806
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Prekmurje
Statistical region Mura
Municipality Šalovci
Area
 • Total 8.17 km2 (3.15 sq mi)
Elevation 310.2 m (1,017.7 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 294
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Markovci (pronounced [ˈmaːɾkɔu̯tsi]; Hungarian: Marokrét[2]) is a village in the Municipality of Šalovci in the Prekmurje region of Slovenia.[3]

The parish church west of the settlement is dedicated to the Visitation of the Virgin and belongs to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Murska Sobota. It was originally built in 1644 but totally rebuilt in 1884 after a fire destroyed the old church. Only the belfry remains of the original church.[4]

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