City Municipality of Koper

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City Municipality of Koper
Mestna občina Koper
Comune città di Capodistria
Municipality
Location of the City Municipality of Koper in Slovenia
Location of the City Municipality of Koper in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°33′N 13°44′E / 45.550°N 13.733°E / 45.550; 13.733Coordinates: 45°33′N 13°44′E / 45.550°N 13.733°E / 45.550; 13.733
Country  Slovenia
Government
 • Mayor Boris Popovič
Area
 • Total 31.1 km2 (12.0 sq mi)
Population (2008)[1]
 • Total 47,539
 • Density 1,500/km2 (4,000/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02)
Website Municipality official website

The City Municipality of Koper (Slovene: Mestna občina Koper, Italian: Comune città di Capodistria) is one of eleven city municipalities of Slovenia. It lies at the coastline of the Adriatic Sea in southwestern Slovenia and was established in 1994. Its centre is the town of Koper. The area has been since 1995 included in Coastal–Karst Statistical Region. The municipality is bilingual (Slovene and Italian).

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