Municipality of Cerknica
|Municipality of Cerknica
|— Municipality —|
|• Mayor||Marko Rupar (SDS)|
|• Total||200.35 km2 (77.36 sq mi)|
|• Density||51/km2 ( 130/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+01)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+02)|
|Source: Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia, census of 2002.|
The Municipality of Cerknica (Slovene: Občina Cerknica) is a municipality in the Karst region of southwestern Slovenia, with a population of 10,284 (2002 census). The seat of the municipality is the town of Cerknica. It belongs to the traditional region of Inner Carniola.
The best-known landmark of the municipality is Lake Cerknica, an intermittent lake and the largest lake in Slovenia, south of the town of Cerknica. Various watersports including windsurfing are popular on the lake.
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- Official site of the municipality (Slovene)