Municipality of Jesenice

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Municipality of Jesenice

Občina Jesenice
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Location of the Municipality of Jesenice in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°26′N14°03′E / 46.433°N 14.050°E / 46.433; 14.050 Coordinates: 46°26′N14°03′E / 46.433°N 14.050°E / 46.433; 14.050
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia
Government
   Mayor Blaž Račič
Area
  Total75.8 km2 (29.3 sq mi)
Elevation
576.3 m (1,890.7 ft)
Population
 (2002) [1]
  Total21,688
  Density290/km2 (740/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+02 (CEST)
Website www.jesenice.si OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg

The Municipality of Jesenice (pronounced  [jɛsɛˈniːtsɛ] ( Loudspeaker.svg listen ); Slovene : Občina Jesenice) is a municipality in northwest Slovenia. The seat of the municipality is the town of Jesenice.

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Geography

The municipality lies in the Upper Carniola region, in the Upper Sava Valley. It is bordered by the Karawanks and Austria (Carinthia) to the north, and by Mount Mežakla to the south. [2]

Settlements

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

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