Mala Nedelja

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Mala Nedelja
Mala Nedelja is located in Slovenia
Mala Nedelja
Mala Nedelja
Location in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°31′13.37″N 16°3′16.4″E / 46.5203806°N 16.054556°E / 46.5203806; 16.054556Coordinates: 46°31′13.37″N 16°3′16.4″E / 46.5203806°N 16.054556°E / 46.5203806; 16.054556
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg Slovenia
Traditional region Styria
Statistical region Mura
Municipality Ljutomer
 • Total 0.52 km2 (0.20 sq mi)
Elevation 264.2 m (866.8 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 117

Mala Nedelja (pronounced [ˈmaːla ˈnɛːdɛlja]; in older sources also Mala Nedela,[2][3] German: Kleinsonntag[4]) is a small settlement in the eastern part of the Slovene Hills (Slovene: Slovenske gorice) in the Municipality of Ljutomer in northeastern Slovenia. The area traditionally belonged to the Styria region and is now included in the Mura Statistical Region.[5]


Mala Nedelja was formerly part of Bučkovci. It was made a separate settlement in 1991.[6]


The local parish church is dedicated to the Holy Trinity and belongs to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Murska Sobota. It was first mentioned in written documents dating to 1441. The belfry was added in 1521 and in the mid-16th century a second nave was built.[7]

Notable people

Notable people that were born or lived in Mala Nedelja include:


  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia
  2. ^ Kres: leposloven in znanstven list, vol. 1. Klagenfurt: družba sv. Mohorja, p. 674.
  3. ^ Rudolph, H. 1863. Vollständiges geographisch-topographisch-statistisches Orts Lexikon von Deutschland. Leipzig: Albert Hoffmann, p. 4260.
  4. ^ Leksikon občin kraljestev in dežel zastopanih v državnem zboru, vol. 4: Štajersko. 1904. Vienna: C. Kr. Dvorna in Državna Tiskarna, p. 184.
  5. ^ Ljutomer municipal site
  6. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia: Mala Nedelja (in Slovene)
  7. ^ Slovenian Ministry of Culture register of national heritage reference number 3133

External links

  • Media related to Mala Nedelja at Wikimedia Commons
  • Mala Nedelja on Geopedia

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