Municipality of Izola

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Municipality of Izola

Občina Izola, Comune di Isola
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Location of the Municipality of Izola in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°31′N13°39′E / 45.517°N 13.650°E / 45.517; 13.650 Coordinates: 45°31′N13°39′E / 45.517°N 13.650°E / 45.517; 13.650
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia
Government
   Mayor Danilo Markočič
Area
[1]
  Total28.6 km2 (11.0 sq mi)
Population
 (2016) [1]
  Total15,920
  Density560/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+02 (CEST)
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The Municipality of Izola (Slovene pronunciation:  [ˈiːzɔla] ( Loudspeaker.svg listen ); Slovene : Občina Izola, Italian : Comune di Isola) is a municipality in the traditional region of the Littoral in southwestern Slovenia. The seat of the municipality is the town of Izola. Izola became a municipality in 1994. [2]

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The municipality of Izola [3] is officially bilingual, with both Slovene and Italian as official languages; however, Slovene de facto dominates in all aspects, being the sole official language of the government and business. [4]

Settlements

In addition to the municipal seat of Izola, the municipality also includes the following settlements: [5]

Population

The municipality has 15,900 inhabitants. [6] There are marginally more males (8,000) than females (7,900). By native language, the vast majority of the population is native speakers of Slovene (10,059), followed by Croatian (1,199), Italian (620), and other smaller minorities. [7]

Population by native language, 2002 census [8]
Slovene 10,059 (69.14%)
Croatian 1,199 (8.24%)
Italian 620 (4.26%)
Serbo-Croatian 562 (3.86%)
Bosnian 537 (3.69%)
Serbian 385 (2.65%)
Macedonian 124 (0.85%)
Albanian 93 (0.64%)
Hungarian 19 (0.13%)
German 10 (0.07%)
Others or unknown 941 (6.47%)
Total 14,549

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References

  1. 1 2 "Občina Izola". Statistični urad Republike Slovenije. Retrieved February 6, 2020.
  2. "Statut Občine Izola" (PDF). Uradne objave Občine Izola (5): 9. April 16, 2018. Retrieved February 6, 2020.
  3. The Statute of Izola/Isola - page 77 Archived 2007-10-28 at the Wayback Machine
  4. Decree on the implementation of bilingualism in the nationally mixed territory of the Municipality of Isola - from page 9 Archived 2007-10-28 at the Wayback Machine
  5. Izola Municipality site
  6. Slovenian Statistics Office site
  7. "Slovenian Istria site". Archived from the original on 2008-08-20. Retrieved 2008-07-31.
  8. Slovenian Statistics Office site, results of the 2002 census