Municipality of Bohinj

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Municipality of Bohinj

Občina Bohinj
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Location of the Municipality of Bohinj in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°18′N13°55′E / 46.300°N 13.917°E / 46.300; 13.917 Coordinates: 46°18′N13°55′E / 46.300°N 13.917°E / 46.300; 13.917
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia
Government
  MayorJože Sodja
Population
 (2002) [1]
  Total5,222
Time zone UTC+01 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+02 (CEST)
Website bohinj.si

The Municipality of Bohinj (Slovene : Občina Bohinj) is a municipality in the Upper Carniola region of northwest Slovenia. Its seat is the settlement of Bohinjska Bistrica. The municipality has 5,222 inhabitants.

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Settlements

In addition to the municipal seat of Bohinjska Bistrica, the municipality also includes the following settlements:

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