Municipality of Litija

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Municipality of Litija

Občina Litija
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Coat of arms of Litija.png
Coat of arms
Obcine Slovenija 2006 Litija.svg
Location of the Municipality of Litija in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°04′N14°49′E / 46.067°N 14.817°E / 46.067; 14.817 Coordinates: 46°04′N14°49′E / 46.067°N 14.817°E / 46.067; 14.817
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia
Government
  MayorFranci Rokavec
Area
[1]
  Total221 km2 (85 sq mi)
Population
 (July 1, 2018) [1]
  Total15,342
  Density69/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+02 (CEST)
Website www.litija.net OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg

The Municipality of Litija (pronounced  [liˈtiːja] ( Loudspeaker.svg listen ); Slovene : Občina Litija) is a municipality in central Slovenia. The seat of the municipality is the town of Litija. The area is part of the traditional Upper and Lower Carniola regions. The entire municipality is now included in the Central Sava Statistical Region; until 2015 it was part of the Central Slovenia Statistical Region. [2] The population of the municipality is just over 15,000. [3]

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Coat of arms

The municipal coat of arms shows the situla vase from Klenik (the Vače situla), the Sava River, and a boatman pushing his boat, known as a punt, across the Sava. [4] [5]

Settlements

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

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References

  1. 1 2 "Občina Litija". Statistični urad Republike Slovenije. Retrieved April 9, 2020.
  2. Regije v številkah: Statistični portret slovenskih regij 2017 (PDF). Ljubljana: Statistični urad Republike Slovenije. 2017. p. 46.
  3. Municipality of Litija website
  4. Information on the Coat of Arms
  5. The decree about the coat of arms and the flag of the Municipality of Litija