Municipality of Izola
Občina Izola, Comune di Isola
Location of the Municipality of Izola in Slovenia
|• Mayor||Danilo Markočič|
|• Total||28.6 km2 (11.0 sq mi)|
|• Density||560/km2 (1,400/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+01 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+02 (CEST)|
The Municipality of Izola (Slovene pronunciation: [ˈiːzɔla] ( 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.
The municipality of Izolais 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.
In addition to the municipal seat of Izola, the municipality also includes the following settlements:
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