Kančevci

Kančevci (pronounced [ˈkaːntʃɛu̯tsi]; Hungarian: Felsőszentbenedek,[2] Prekmurje Slovene: Kančovci[2]) is a village in the Municipality of Moravske Toplice in the Prekmurje region of Slovenia.[3]

Kančevci

Felsőszentbenedek
St. Benedict's Parish Church
St. Benedict's Parish Church
Kančevci is located in Slovenia
Kančevci
Kančevci
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°45′21.42″N 16°14′21.85″E / 46.7559500°N 16.2394028°E / 46.7559500; 16.2394028Coordinates: 46°45′21.42″N 16°14′21.85″E / 46.7559500°N 16.2394028°E / 46.7559500; 16.2394028
CountryFlag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional regionPrekmurje
Statistical regionMura
MunicipalityMoravske Toplice
Area
 • Total4.1 km2 (1.6 sq mi)
Elevation
331.5 m (1,087.6 ft)
Population
 (2002)
 • Total55
[1]

ChurchEdit

The parish church, built to the east of the main settlement, is dedicated to Saint Benedict. It was first mentioned in written sources dating to 1208. It has a single nave with a polygonal choir and was extensively renovated and rebuilt in a Neo-Romanesque style in 1898.[4] It belongs to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Murska Sobota.[5]

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