Marija Gradec

Marija Gradec (pronounced [maˈɾiːja ˈɡɾaːdəts]) is a settlement in the Municipality of Laško in eastern Slovenia. It lies on the left bank of the Savinja River, just south of the town of Laško. The area is part of the traditional region of Styria. It is now included with the rest of the municipality in the Savinja Statistical Region.[2]

Marija Gradec
Marija Gradec - 2007-07-07.jpg
Marija Gradec is located in Slovenia
Marija Gradec
Marija Gradec
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°8′39.28″N 15°14′21.17″E / 46.1442444°N 15.2392139°E / 46.1442444; 15.2392139Coordinates: 46°8′39.28″N 15°14′21.17″E / 46.1442444°N 15.2392139°E / 46.1442444; 15.2392139
CountryFlag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional regionStyria
Statistical regionSavinja
MunicipalityLaško
Area
 • Total1.01 km2 (0.39 sq mi)
Elevation
222.1 m (728.7 ft)
Population
 (2002)
 • Total268
[1]

ChurchEdit

The local church is dedicated to Our Lady of Mount Carmel and belongs to the Parish of Laško. It is a late-Gothic building dating to the early 16th century. It is painted with frescos that include late-Gothic and Renaissance elements. There are four 18th-century chapel-shrines in front of the church.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. ^ Laško municipal site
  3. ^ Majcen, Tomaž; Golež, Mateja (2010). "Karmelska Mati božja v Marija Gradcu" [Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Marija Gradec]. Enciklopedija DEDI (in Slovenian).

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