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Prekmurje village with ties to Primorska marks its centenary

By: P.T., STA

Benica, a village in the north-eastern region of Prekmurje were people from the coastal Primorska region were relocated in the 1920s to consolidate the Hungary-Slovenia border, is marking 100 years of its founding.

The locals have also marked 80 years since people from the village were sent to a concentration camp in Hungary during WWII. The anniversary events were hosted on Saturday in Pince Marof by the Primorska and Istrian People in Prekmurje Association and the Pince Marof-Benica Local Community.

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