Municipality of Ajdovščina

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Municipality of Ajdovščina
Občina Ajdovščina
Municipality
Location of the Municipality of Ajdovščina in Slovenia
Location of the Municipality of Ajdovščina in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°53′N 13°55′E / 45.883°N 13.917°E / 45.883; 13.917Coordinates: 45°53′N 13°55′E / 45.883°N 13.917°E / 45.883; 13.917
Country  Slovenia
Government
 • Mayor Marijan Poljšak
Area
 • Total 245.2 km2 (94.7 sq mi)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 18,850
 • Density 77/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02)
Website ajdovscina.si

The Municipality of Ajdovščina (Slovene: Občina Ajdovščina) is a municipality with a population of a little below 19,000 located in the Vipava Valley, southwestern Slovenia.[1] The municipality was established in 1994.[2] Its seat is in the town of Ajdovščina.[3] As of February 2013, it's mayor is Marijan Poljšak.[4]

The climate is influenced by the Mediterranean (minimum temperature in winter −1 °C (30 °F), maximum 17 °C (63 °F); in the summer time maximum temperature 39 °C (102 °F), minimum 20 °C (68 °F). Its characteristic is the bora wind, which may reach the speeds over 200 kilometres per hour (120 mph).

Demographics[edit]

Population by native language, 2002 census
Slovene: 16,760
Bosnian: 325
Serbian: 182
Serbo-Croatian: 141
Croatian: 139
Albanian: 164
Macedonian: 40
Italian: 16
Hungarian: 7
German: 3
Others: 38
Unknown: 380

Notable residents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Municipality of Ajdovščina". Place Names. Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia. Retrieved 20 February 2013. 
  2. ^ Milenković, Aleksandar (2007). "Vzpostavitev lokalne samouprave v Republiki Sloveniji v številkah" [The Establishment of the Local Self-Government in the Republic of Slovenia in Numbers] (in Slovene) (6). Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia. p. 14. ISBN 978-961-239-131-7. 
  3. ^ "Pregled mestnih naselij in naselij mestnih območij, merila za uvrstitev, sedeži občin, podatki o prebivalstvu in delovno aktivnem prebivalstvu, Slovenija, 1. 1. 2011" [Review of urban settlements and settlements within urban areas, classification criteria, seats of municipalities, data on population and persons in employment, Slovenia, 1 January 2011]. Statistični letopis Republike Slovenije [The Statistical Yearbook of the Republic of Slovenia] (in English, Slovene). Ljubljana: Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia. 2011. ISSN 1318-5403. 
  4. ^ "Občine Slovenije: Občina Ajdovščina" [The Municipalities of Slovenia: The Municipality of Ajdovščina]. Skupnostobcin.si (in Slovene). Skupnost občin Slovenije [Association of Municipalities and Towns of Slovenia]. Retrieved 20 February 2013. 

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