Municipality of Sveti Jurij v Slovenskih Goricah

The Municipality of Sveti Jurij v Slovenskih Goricah (pronounced [ˈsʋeːti ˈjuːɾii̯ ʍ slɔˈʋeːnskiɣ ɡɔˈɾiːtsax]; Slovene: Občina Sveti Jurij v Slovenskih goricah) is a municipality in northeastern Slovenia. It was created in 2006 when it separated from the Municipality of Lenart. It lies at the western end of the Slovene Hills (Slovene: Slovenske gorice). Its administrative centre is in Jurovski Dol. The area is part of the traditional region of Styria. It is now included in the Drava Statistical Region.[2]

Municipality of
Sveti Jurij v Slovenskih Goricah
Občina
Sveti Jurij v Slovenskih goricah
Jurovski Dol.jpg
Coat of arms of Municipality of Sveti Jurij v Slovenskih Goricah
Location of the Municipality of Sveti Jurij v Slovenskih Goricah in Slovenia
Location of the Municipality of Sveti Jurij v Slovenskih Goricah in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°36′3″N 15°47′3″E / 46.60083°N 15.78417°E / 46.60083; 15.78417Coordinates: 46°36′3″N 15°47′3″E / 46.60083°N 15.78417°E / 46.60083; 15.78417
Country Slovenia
Government
 • MayorPeter Škrlec
Area
 • Total34 km2 (13 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)[1]
 • Total2,096
 • Density62/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02 (CEST)
Websitewww.obcinajurij.si Edit this at Wikidata

The municipality gets its name from the local parish church in Jurovski Dol, dedicated to Saint George (Slovene: sveti Jurij).[3]

SettlementsEdit

In addition to the municipal seat of Jurovski Dol, the municipality also includes the following settlements:

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