Municipality of Ribnica

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Municipality of Ribnica

Občina Ribnica
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Location of the Municipality of Ribnica in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°44′24″N14°43′51″E / 45.74°N 14.7308°E / 45.74; 14.7308 Coordinates: 45°44′24″N14°43′51″E / 45.74°N 14.7308°E / 45.74; 14.7308
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia
Government
  MayorSamo Pogorelc
Area
  Total153.6 km2 (59.3 sq mi)
Population
 (2002) [1]
  Total9,266
  Density60/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+02 (CEST)
Website www.ribnica.si OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg

The Municipality of Ribnica (pronounced  [ˈɾiːbnitsa] ( Loudspeaker.svg listen ); Slovene : Občina Ribnica) is a municipality in southern Slovenia. The seat of the municipality is the town of Ribnica. It is part of the traditional region of Lower Carniola and is now included in the Southeast Slovenia Statistical Region.

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Archaeological evidence shows that the area has been settled at least since the late Bronze Age between 1300 and 900 BC. [2]

Settlements

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

Notable people

Notable people that were born or lived in the Municipality of Ribnica include:

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