Sveti Jurij, Rogatec

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Sveti Jurij
Sveti Jurij is located in Slovenia
Sveti Jurij
Sveti Jurij
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°15′9.02″N 15°44′14.43″E / 46.2525056°N 15.7373417°E / 46.2525056; 15.7373417Coordinates: 46°15′9.02″N 15°44′14.43″E / 46.2525056°N 15.7373417°E / 46.2525056; 15.7373417
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Styria
Statistical region Savinja
Municipality Rogatec
Area
 • Total 2.61 km2 (1.01 sq mi)
Elevation 302.3 m (991.8 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 130
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Sveti Jurij (pronounced [ˈsʋeːti ˈjuːɾii̯]) is a settlement in the Municipality of Rogatec in eastern Slovenia. It lies northeast of the town of Rogatec, next to Donačka Gora. It is sometimes known as Sveti Jurij pri Donački Gori (literally, Sveti Jurij near Donačka Gora) to differentiate it from other settlements with the same name. The entire Rogatec area traditionally belonged to the Styria region. It is now included in the Savinja Statistical Region.[2]

The local church, from which the settlement gets its name, is dedicated to Saint George (Slovene: sveti Jurij) and belongs to the Parish of Rogatec. It was originally a Late Gothic church, extensively rebuilt in the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries.[3]

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