Lendavske Gorice

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Lendavske Gorice
Lendvahegy
Church of the Holy Trinity, Lendavske Gorice
Church of the Holy Trinity, Lendavske Gorice
Lendavske Gorice is located in Slovenia
Lendavske Gorice
Lendavske Gorice
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°34′0.33″N 16°27′34.02″E / 46.5667583°N 16.4594500°E / 46.5667583; 16.4594500Coordinates: 46°34′0.33″N 16°27′34.02″E / 46.5667583°N 16.4594500°E / 46.5667583; 16.4594500
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Prekmurje
Statistical region Mura
Municipality Lendava
Area
 • Total 2.85 km2 (1.10 sq mi)
Elevation 280.2 m (919.3 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 586
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Lendavske Gorice (pronounced [ˈleːndau̯skɛ ɡɔˈɾiːtsɛ]; Hungarian: Lendvahegy) is a settlement in the hills immediately east of Lendava in the Prekmurje region of Slovenia.[2]

The local church in the settlement is dedicated to the Holy Trinity and belongs to the Parish of Lendava,[3] it was built in 1728 by the Gludovácz family. When excavating for the foundations of the church, a wooden coffin was discovered containing the body of Mihael Hadik, who died fighting the Ottoman Turks in 1603, his mummy is now on display in the church.[4]

Notable people[edit]

Notable people that were born or lived in Lendavske Gorice include: János Murkovics (teacher, writer)

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