Municipality of Veržej

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Municipality of Veržej

Občina Veržej
Location of the Municipality of Veržej in Slovenia
Location of the Municipality of Veržej in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°35′N 16°10′E / 46.583°N 16.167°E / 46.583; 16.167Coordinates: 46°35′N 16°10′E / 46.583°N 16.167°E / 46.583; 16.167
Country Slovenia
Government
 • MayorSlavko Petovar
Area
 • Total12.0 km2 (4.6 sq mi)
Population
 (2002)[1]
 • Total1,354
 • Density110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02 (CEST)

The Municipality of Veržej (pronounced [ʋɛɾˈʒeːi̯]; Slovene: Občina Veržej) is a small municipality in northeastern Slovenia. The seat of the municipality is the town of Veržej. It lies on the right bank of the Mura River. Traditionally the area was part of the Styria region. The municipality is now included in the Mura Statistical Region. It is known for fields of white narcisi that bloom in the area in springtime.[2]

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