Municipality of Dobrova–Polhov Gradec

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Municipality of Dobrova–Polhov Gradec

Občina Dobrova - Polhov Gradec
Dobrova
Dobrova
Location of the Municipality of Dobrova–Polhov Gradec in Slovenia
Location of the Municipality of Dobrova–Polhov Gradec in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°03′N 14°18′E / 46.050°N 14.300°E / 46.050; 14.300Coordinates: 46°03′N 14°18′E / 46.050°N 14.300°E / 46.050; 14.300
Country Slovenia
Government
 • MayorFranc Setnikar
Area
 • Total117.5 km2 (45.4 sq mi)
Population
 (2002)[1]
 • Total6,691
 • Density57/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02 (CEST)

The Municipality of Dobrova–Polhov Gradec (pronounced [ˈdoːbɾɔʋa ˈpou̯ːxou̯ ˈɡɾaːdəts]; Slovene: Občina Dobrova - Polhov Gradec) is a municipality in Slovenia. The main settlements in the municipality are Dobrova and Polhov Gradec.[2]

History[edit]

Originally, according to the Establishment of Municipalities and Municipal Boundaries Act that came into effect on 1 January 1995, the municipality also included the town of Horjul and was named the Municipality of Dobrova–Horjul–Polhov Gradec (Občina Dobrova - Horjul - Polhov Gradec). After a ruling by the Slovene Constitutional Court, the local community of the town of Horjul gained its own municipality in 1998, named the Municipality of Horjul.

Notable people[edit]

Notable people that were born or lived in the Municipality of Dobrova–Polhov Gradec include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia, census of 2002
  2. ^ Dobova–Polhov Gradec municipal site
  3. ^ Savnik, Roman, ed. 1971. Krajevni leksikon Slovenije, vol. 2. Ljubljana: Državna založba Slovenije. p. 408.

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