Dolenci, Šalovci

Dolenci (pronounced [dɔˈleːntsi]; Hungarian: Dolány[2]) is a village in the Municipality of Šalovci in the Prekmurje region of Slovenia, on the border with Hungary.[3]

Dolenci

Dolány
Dolenci is located in Slovenia
Dolenci
Dolenci
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°51′4.43″N 16°17′15.45″E / 46.8512306°N 16.2876250°E / 46.8512306; 16.2876250Coordinates: 46°51′4.43″N 16°17′15.45″E / 46.8512306°N 16.2876250°E / 46.8512306; 16.2876250
CountryFlag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional regionPrekmurje
Statistical regionMura
MunicipalityŠalovci
Area
 • Total7.72 km2 (2.98 sq mi)
Elevation
302.1 m (991.1 ft)
Population
 (2002)
 • Total206
[1]

The parish church in the settlement is dedicated to Saint Nicholas and belongs to the Murska Sobota Diocese. The original parts of the church date to 1331, but it was expanded in the 16th century and in the late 18th century. It has a rectangular nave with a Gothic sanctuary and a belfry on its western facade.[4]

Notable peopleEdit

Notable people that were born or lived in Dolenci include:

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