Municipality of Duplek

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Municipality of Duplek
Občina Duplek
Municipality
Location of the Municipality of Duplek in Slovenia
Location of the Municipality of Duplek in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°31′N 15°46′E / 46.517°N 15.767°E / 46.517; 15.767Coordinates: 46°31′N 15°46′E / 46.517°N 15.767°E / 46.517; 15.767
Country  Slovenia
Government
 • Mayor Mitja Horvat
Area
 • Total 40.0 km2 (15.4 sq mi)
Population (2002)[1]
 • Total 5,938
 • Density 150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02)

The Municipality of Duplek (Slovene: Občina Duplek) is a small municipality in northeastern Slovenia. Its administrative centre is Spodnji Duplek. The municipality lies on the left bank of the Drava River on the northwestern edge of the Slovene Hills (Slovene: Slovenske gorice), about 10 km southeast of Maribor. The area was part of the traditional region of Styria. It is now included in the Drava statistical region.[2]

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