Municipality of Šoštanj

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Municipality of Šoštanj

Občina Šoštanj
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Location of the Municipality of Šoštanj in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°24′N15°3′E / 46.400°N 15.050°E / 46.400; 15.050 Coordinates: 46°24′N15°3′E / 46.400°N 15.050°E / 46.400; 15.050
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia
Established1994
Government
  MayorDarko Menih
Area
  Total95.6 km2 (36.9 sq mi)
Population
 (2002) [1]
  Total8,254
  Density86/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+02 (CEST)
Website www.sostanj.si OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg

The Municipality of Šoštanj (pronounced  [ˈʃoːʃtan] ( Loudspeaker.svg listen ); Slovene : Občina Šoštanj) is a municipality in northern Slovenia. The seat of the municipality is the town of Šoštanj. [2] The municipality was established on 3 October 1994, prior to which it belonged to the larger Municipality of Velenje. [3] The municipal holiday is celebrated on 30 October. [4]

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Settlements

In addition to the namesake city, the municipality also includes the following settlements:

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