Municipality of Sevnica

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Municipality of Sevnica

Občina Sevnica
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Coat of arms
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Location of the Municipality of Sevnica in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°00′N15°18′E / 46°N 15.3°E / 46; 15.3 Coordinates: 46°00′N15°18′E / 46°N 15.3°E / 46; 15.3
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia
Government
  MayorSrečko Ocvirk
Area
  Total272.17 km2 (105.09 sq mi)
Population
 (2010) [1]
  Total17,631
  Density65/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+02 (CEST)
Website www.obcina-sevnica.si OOjs UI icon edit-ltr-progressive.svg

The Municipality of Sevnica (Slovene : Občina Sevnica) is a municipality along the Sava and the Mirna Rivers in southeastern Slovenia. The seat of the municipality is the town of Sevnica. Today it is part of the Lower Sava Statistical Region. It is the 12th-largest municipality by area in Slovenia. [1]

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Settlements

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

Notable people

Notable people from the Municipality of Sevnica include the model Melanija Knavs (married Melania Trump), the handball player Matjaž Mlakar, the historian Janko Prunk (from Loka pri Zidanem Mostu), and the writer Ludvik Mrzel (also from Loka pri Zidanem Mostu).

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References

  1. 1 2 "Municipality of Sevnica". Place Names. Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia. Retrieved 5 September 2012.