Members

Grb

Grb

Regija

16

Ime občine

Municipality of Sveti Jurij ob Ščavnici

Naslov

Ul. Bratka Krefta 14

Pošta

9244 Sveti Jurij ob Ščavnici

Telefon

(02) 568 10 04

Fax

(02) 568 10 04

Župan

Anton Slana

Predlgajatelj župana

Group of voters

Število prebivalcev

2,950

Število naselij

27

Površina

51 sq kilometres

Email

obcina@sveti-jurij.si

Spletni naslov

http://www.sveti-jurij.si/

Uradne ure

Monday: 7:30 – 15:00

Wednesday: 7:30 – 16:00

Friday: 7:30 – 14:00

 

Opis

Sv. Jurij ob Ĺ čavnici is a rural municipality of medium size, situated in Prlekija, 232 metres above sea level. Its population numbers 2,950 inhabitants, its area is 51 square kilometres. It comprises 27 towns and villages.
The municipality of Sv. Jurij ob Ĺ čavnici is a typical countryside community, whose predominant activity is farming.
It is worth visiting the parish church of the Holy Spirit, located among 16 shady lime trees on Stara Gora. It was built in the Baroque style and boasts a beautiful gold-plated altar, as well as the second oldest church organ in Slovenia.
The municipality Sv. Jurij ob Ĺ čavnici is proud of some great men from Prlekija, who greatly influenced the history of the Slovenian people, i.e. Dr. Anton Korošec, a priest and pre-World War II politician, Davorin Trstenjak, known for helping awaken Slovenian national awareness, Edvard Kocbek, a poet and politician, Dr. Bratko Kreft, a playwright and scholar. If you happen to visit the area, you should stop by Lake Blaguško, where you can enjoy walking in unspoilt countryside, fishing and swimming in clear water.

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