Veržej is a settlement and a
small municipality in northeastern Slovenia. It lies on the right bank of the Mura
River. Traditionally the area was part of the Lower Styria region. The
municipality is now included in the Mura statistical region. It is known for
fields of white narcisi that bloom in the area in springtime.
The parish church in the settlement is dedicated to Saint
Michael and belongs to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Murska Sobota. It was
built in the early 18th century on the site of an older wooden church. It was