Municipality of Sevnica

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Municipality of Sevnica
Občina Sevnica
Municipality
Location of the Municipality of Sevnica in Slovenia
Location of the Municipality of Sevnica in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°0′33.17″N 15°18′14.74″E / 46.0092139°N 15.3040944°E / 46.0092139; 15.3040944Coordinates: 46°0′33.17″N 15°18′14.74″E / 46.0092139°N 15.3040944°E / 46.0092139; 15.3040944
Country  Slovenia
Government
 • Mayor Srečko Ocvirk
Area
 • Total 272.17 km2 (105.09 sq mi)
Population (2010)[1]
 • Total 17,631
 • Density 65/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02)

The Municipality of Sevnica (Slovene: Občina Sevnica) is a municipality along the Sava and the Mirna Rivers in southeastern Slovenia. The seat of the municipality is the town of Sevnica. Today it is part of the Lower Sava statistical region. In terms of area, it is the 12th municipality in Slovenia.[1]

Prominent locals[edit]

Notable people from the Municipality of Sevnica include the model Melania Knauss, the handball player Matjaž Mlakar, the historian Janko Prunk (from Loka pri Zidanem Mostu), and the writer Ludvik Mrzel (also from Loka pri Zidanem Mostu).

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Municipality of Sevnica". Place Names. Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia. Retrieved 5 September 2012. 

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