Tremerje

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Tremerje
Tremerje is located in Slovenia
Tremerje
Tremerje
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°11′56.9″N 15°14′4.3″E / 46.199139°N 15.234528°E / 46.199139; 15.234528Coordinates: 46°11′56.9″N 15°14′4.3″E / 46.199139°N 15.234528°E / 46.199139; 15.234528
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Styria
Statistical region Savinja
Municipality Celje
Area
 • Total 2.74 km2 (1.06 sq mi)
Elevation 241.8 m (793.3 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 75
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Tremerje (pronounced [ˈtɾeːmɛɾjɛ]) is a settlement in the City Municipality of Celje in eastern Slovenia. It lies on the right bank of the Savinja River on the southwestern outskirts of Celje. The area was traditionally part of the Styria region. It is now included with the rest of the municipality in the Savinja Statistical Region.[2]

Church[edit]

Interior of St. Luke's Church in Tremerje

The local church is dedicated to Saint Luke and belongs to the Parish of Celje Saint Cecilia. It dates to the early 19th century.[3]

Mass grave[edit]

Tremerje is the site of a mass grave associated with the Second World War. The Savinja Mass Grave (Slovene: Grobišče ob Savinji) lies along an unpaved road along the Savinja River, on an overgrown part of the river bank near a fork in the road by an embankment. The grave contains the remains of six civilians from Celje.[4]

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