Municipality of Vipava

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Municipality of Vipava

Občina Vipava
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Location of the Municipality of Vipava in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°51′N13°58′E / 45.850°N 13.967°E / 45.850; 13.967 Coordinates: 45°51′N13°58′E / 45.850°N 13.967°E / 45.850; 13.967
Country Flag of Slovenia.svg  Slovenia
Government
   Mayor Goran Kodelja
Area
  Total107.4 km2 (41.5 sq mi)
Population
 (2010) [1]
  Total5,344
  Density50/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01 (CET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+02 (CEST)

The Municipality of Vipava (pronounced  [ʋiˈpaːʋa] ; Slovene : Občina Vipava) is a municipality in western Slovenia. The seat of the municipality is the town of Vipava. Historically, it used to be a part of the traditional region of Inner Carniola, but it is now generally regarded as a part of the Slovenian Littoral. [2] The municipality was established in its current form on 3 October 1994, when the former larger Municipality of Ajdovščina was subdivided into the municipalities of Ajdovščina and Vipava. [3]

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Division

The Municipality of Vipava is subdivided into 11 local communities (Slovene : krajevne skupnosti), which comprise one or more villages. They are Vipava, Erzelj, Goče, Gradišče pri Vipavi, Lozice, Lože, Manče, Podnanos, Podraga, Slap, and Vrhpolje.

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Ustje Place in Inner Carniola, Slovenia

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Vipava Valley

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Bela, Ajdovščina Place in Littoral, Slovenia

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Budanje Place in Inner Carniola, Slovenia

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Cesta, Ajdovščina Place in Littoral, Slovenia

Cesta is a settlement in the Vipava Valley, 3 km west of Ajdovščina in the Littoral region of Slovenia.

Col, Ajdovščina Place in Inner Carniola, Slovenia

Col is a settlement on the edge of a karst plateau overlooking the Vipava Valley in the Municipality of Ajdovščina in the traditional Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. It is now generally regarded as part of the Slovenian Littoral. A Roman road led through the settlement. Its location overlooking the valley on the main route leading inland was used in the Middle Ages and later as a checkpoint between the Littoral region and Carniola. Trilek Castle is located on the eastern outskirts of the village.

Dolenje, Ajdovščina Place in Littoral, Slovenia

Dolenje is a village on the left bank of the Vipava River in the Municipality of Ajdovščina in the Littoral region of Slovenia.

Dolga Poljana Place in Inner Carniola, Slovenia

Dolga Poljana is a village in the Vipava Valley east of Ajdovščina in the traditional Inner Carniola region of Slovenia. It is now generally regarded as part of the Slovenian Littoral.

Gojače Place in Littoral, Slovenia

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Male Žablje Place in Littoral, Slovenia

Male Žablje is a settlement on the right bank of the Vipava River, south of Vipavski Križ, in the Municipality of Ajdovščina in the Littoral region of Slovenia.

Planina, Ajdovščina Place in Inner Carniola, Slovenia

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Potoče, Ajdovščina Place in Littoral, Slovenia

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Skrilje Place in Littoral, Slovenia

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Stomaž, Ajdovščina Place in Littoral, Slovenia

Stomaž is a village in the hills north of the Vipava Valley in the Municipality of Ajdovščina in the Littoral region of Slovenia. It is made up of several smaller hamlets: Brith, Dolenja Vas, Hrib, Ljubljanica, Griže, Črnigoji, Bratini, and Batagelji.

Velike Žablje Place in Littoral, Slovenia

Velike Žablje is a village on the southern edge of the Vipava Valley in the Municipality of Ajdovščina in the Littoral region of Slovenia.

Vipavski Križ Place in Littoral, Slovenia

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Vrtovin Place in Littoral, Slovenia

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Municipality of Ajdovščina Municipality of Slovenia

The Municipality of Ajdovščina is a municipality with a population of a little over 19,000 located in the Vipava Valley, southwestern Slovenia. The municipality was established in 1994. Its seat is in the town of Ajdovščina. As of 2020, its mayor is Tadej Beočanin.

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