Ponikva pri Žalcu

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Ponikva pri Žalcu
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Ponikva pri Žalcu is located in Slovenia
Ponikva pri Žalcu
Ponikva pri Žalcu
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°18′49.49″N 15°8′8.49″E / 46.3137472°N 15.1356917°E / 46.3137472; 15.1356917Coordinates: 46°18′49.49″N 15°8′8.49″E / 46.3137472°N 15.1356917°E / 46.3137472; 15.1356917
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Styria
Statistical region Savinja
Municipality Žalec
Area
 • Total 5.31 km2 (2.05 sq mi)
Elevation 418.5 m (1,373.0 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 339
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Ponikva pri Žalcu (pronounced [ˈpoːnikʋa pɾi ˈʒaːu̯tsu]) is a village in the Municipality of Žalec in east-central Slovenia. It lies in the Ložnica Hills (Slovene: Ložniško gričevje) northwest of Žalec. 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 Saint Pancras (Slovene: sveti Pankracij) and belongs to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Celje. It was a 16th-century building that was rebuilt in 1925.[3]

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