Municipality of Črna na Koroškem
|Municipality of Črna na Koroškem
Občina Črna na Koroškem
Location of the Municipality of Črna na Koroškem in Slovenia
|• Mayor||Janez Švab|
|• Total||156.0 km2 (60.2 sq mi)|
|• Density||23/km2 (60/sq mi)|
|Time zone||CET (UTC+01)|
|• Summer (DST)||CEST (UTC+02)|
The Municipality of Črna na Koroškem (Slovene: Občina Črna na Koroškem) is a municipality in northern Slovenia. The seat of the municipality is the town of Črna na Koroškem. It lies in the traditional Slovenian province of Carinthia, close to the border with Austria. Since 2005 it has been part of the larger Carinthia Statistical Region.
The municipal area stretches along the upper Meža Valley at the confluence of the Meža River with its tributary Javorje Creek (Slovene: Javorski potok). The surrounding mountains of the Karawanks and Kamnik–Savinja Alps ranges include the Peca massif at the Austrian border in the northwest, with the summit of Kordež Head (Slovene: Kordeževa glava) reaching an elevation of 2,126 m (6,975 ft). Due to its picturesque setting, the municipality is a popular destination for mountain hikers.