Municipality of Hoče–Slivnica

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Municipality of Hoče–Slivnica
Občina Hoče-Slivnica
Municipality
Spodnje Hoče
Spodnje Hoče
Location of the Municipality of Hoče–Slivnica in Slovenia
Location of the Municipality of Hoče–Slivnica in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°29′N 15°40′E / 46.483°N 15.667°E / 46.483; 15.667Coordinates: 46°29′N 15°40′E / 46.483°N 15.667°E / 46.483; 15.667
Country  Slovenia
Government
 • Mayor Jožef Merkuš
Area
 • Total 53.7 km2 (20.7 sq mi)
Population (2002)[1]
 • Total 9,629
 • Density 180/km2 (460/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02)

The Municipality of Hoče–Slivnica (Slovene: Občina Hoče-Slivnica) is a municipality south of Maribor in northeastern Slovenia. Its administrative centre is in Spodnje Hoče.

Traditionally the area was part of Lower Styria. It is now included in the Drava statistical region. The municipality extends from the flatlands on the right bank of the Drava River into the Pohorje Hills.

The motorway and railway line from Ljubljana to Maribor run through the municipality.[2]

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