Municipality of Zagorje ob Savi

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Municipality of Zagorje ob Savi
Občina Zagorje ob Savi
Municipality
Location of the Municipality of Zagorje ob Savi in Slovenia
Location of the Municipality of Zagorje ob Savi in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°08′N 15°0′E / 46.133°N 15.000°E / 46.133; 15.000Coordinates: 46°08′N 15°0′E / 46.133°N 15.000°E / 46.133; 15.000
Country  Slovenia
Government
 • Mayor Matjaž Švagan
Area
 • Total 147.1 km2 (56.8 sq mi)
Population (2002)[1]
 • Total 17,067
 • Density 120/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02)
Website www.zagorje.si
Source: Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia, census of 2002.

The Municipality of Zagorje ob Savi (Slovene: Občina Zagorje ob Savi) is a municipality in central Slovenia. The seat of the municipality is the town of Zagorje ob Savi. Traditionally the area was part of the Upper Carniola region. The entire municipality is now included in the Central Sava Statistical Region. The population of the municipality is about 17,000.[2]

Archaeological evidence shows that the area was already settled in the Late Bronze Age and Iron Age.[3]

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