Municipality of Šentjur

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Municipality of Šentjur
Občina Šentjur
Municipality
Location of the Municipality of Šentjur in Slovenia
Location of the Municipality of Šentjur in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°13′3.31″N 15°23′45.53″E / 46.2175861°N 15.3959806°E / 46.2175861; 15.3959806Coordinates: 46°13′3.31″N 15°23′45.53″E / 46.2175861°N 15.3959806°E / 46.2175861; 15.3959806
Country  Slovenia
Government
 • Mayor Marko Diaci
Area
 • Total 222.3 km2 (85.8 sq mi)
Population (2002)[1]
 • Total 18,470
 • Density 83/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02)

The Municipality of Šentjur (Slovene: Občina Šentjur), named Municipality of Šentjur pri Celju (Občina Šentjur pri Celju) until 2002, is a municipality in eastern Slovenia. The town of Šentjur is the seat of the municipality. With an area of 223 km2 it is one of the larger municipalities in Slovenia. The area was part of the traditional region of Styria. The municipality is now included in the Savinja statistical region.[2] Saint George appears on the municipal coat of arms.

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