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Petrovče is located in Slovenia
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°14′45.61″N 15°11′36.57″E / 46.2460028°N 15.1934917°E / 46.2460028; 15.1934917Coordinates: 46°14′45.61″N 15°11′36.57″E / 46.2460028°N 15.1934917°E / 46.2460028; 15.1934917
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Styria
Statistical region Savinja
Municipality Žalec
 • Total 1.72 km2 (0.66 sq mi)
Elevation 248 m (814 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 909

Petrovče (pronounced [pɛˈtɾoːu̯tʃɛ]) is a village on the left bank of the Savinja River in the Municipality of Žalec in east-central Slovenia. The area is part of the traditional region of Styria. The municipality is now included in the Savinja Statistical Region.[2]

The parish church in the settlement is dedicated to the Visitation of Mary (Slovene: Marijino obiskanje) and belongs to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Celje. It was built in the 18th century on the site of a 14th-century building.[3]


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