Municipality of Šentilj

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Municipality of Šentilj
Občina Šentilj
Town and Municipality
Location of the Municipality of Šentilj in Slovenia
Location of the Municipality of Šentilj in Slovenia
Municipality of Šentilj is located in Slovenia
Municipality of Šentilj
Municipality of Šentilj
Location of the Town of Šentilj in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°40′50″N 15°39′11″E / 46.68056°N 15.65306°E / 46.68056; 15.65306Coordinates: 46°40′50″N 15°39′11″E / 46.68056°N 15.65306°E / 46.68056; 15.65306
Country  Slovenia
Government
 • Mayor Edvard Čagran
Area
 • Total 65.01 km2 (25.10 sq mi)
Population (2002)[1]
 • Total 8,074
 • Density 120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02)

The Municipality of Šentilj (Slovene: Občina Šentilj) is a municipality in Slovenia. The seat of the municipality is the town of Šentilj v Slovenskih Goricah (German: St. Egidi in Windischbüheln). This town was an Austria-Slovenia border crossing checkpoint until December 21, 2007, when all immigration and customs checks ended after Slovenia joined the Schengen Area. The Austrian town opposite Šentilj is Spielfeld.[2]

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