Rakičan

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Rakičan
Rakičan is located in Slovenia
Rakičan
Rakičan
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°39′4″N 16°11′53″E / 46.65111°N 16.19806°E / 46.65111; 16.19806Coordinates: 46°39′4″N 16°11′53″E / 46.65111°N 16.19806°E / 46.65111; 16.19806
CountryFlag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional regionPrekmurje
Statistical regionMura
MunicipalityMurska Sobota
Area
 • Total9.21 km2 (3.56 sq mi)
Elevation
185.7 m (609.3 ft)
Population
 (2002)
 • Total1,523
[1]

Rakičan (pronounced [ɾaˈkiːtʃan]; Hungarian: Battyánfalva[2]) is a village in the Municipality of Murska Sobota in the Prekmurje region of Slovenia.[3]

There is a Baroque mansion known as Rakičan Castle west of the main settlement. It stands in a large park and was originally a 17th-century castle with defences that was remodelled in the 18th century.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. ^ Radkersburg und Luttenberg (map, 1:75,000). 1894. Vienna: K.u.k. Militärgeographisches Institut.
  3. ^ Murska Sobota municipal site
  4. ^ Slovenian Ministry of Culture register of national heritage reference number 6791

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