Municipality of Škofja Loka

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Municipality of Škofja Loka

Občina Škofja Loka
Location of the Municipality of Škofja Loka in Slovenia
Location of the Municipality of Škofja Loka in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°10′N 14°18′E / 46.167°N 14.300°E / 46.167; 14.300Coordinates: 46°10′N 14°18′E / 46.167°N 14.300°E / 46.167; 14.300
Country Slovenia
Government
 • MayorMiha Ješe
Area
 • Total145 km2 (56 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)[1]
 • Total22,668
 • Density160/km2 (400/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02 (CEST)
Source: Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia, census of 2010.

The Municipality of Škofja Loka (pronounced [ˈʃkoːfja ˈloːka] (About this soundlisten); Slovene: Občina Škofja Loka) is a municipality in the Upper Carniola region of Slovenia. The seat of the municipality is the town of Škofja Loka.[2] The municipality was established in its current form on 3 October 1994, when the former larger Municipality of Škofja Loka was subdivided into the municipalities of Gorenja Vas–Poljane, Škofja Loka, Železniki, and Žiri.[3]

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