Municipality of Moravske Toplice

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Municipality of Moravske Toplice

Občina Moravske Toplice
Location of the Municipality of Moravske Toplice in Slovenia
Location of the Municipality of Moravske Toplice in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°41′6.38″N 16°13′8.25″E / 46.6851056°N 16.2189583°E / 46.6851056; 16.2189583Coordinates: 46°41′6.38″N 16°13′8.25″E / 46.6851056°N 16.2189583°E / 46.6851056; 16.2189583
Country Slovenia
Government
 • MayorAlojz Glavač (SDS)
Area
 • Total144.5 km2 (55.8 sq mi)
Population
(2002)[1]
 • Total6,151
 • Density43/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02 (CEST)

The Municipality of Moravske Toplice (pronounced [mɔˈɾaːu̯skɛ tɔˈpliːtsɛ]; Slovene: Občina Moravske Toplice) is a municipality in Slovenia, part of the Prekmurje region. Its centre is the spa settlement Moravske Toplice. The municipality is an important center of Lutheranism in Slovenia. Large Lutheran churches are found both in the settlement, as in other surrounding villages.

Demographics[edit]

Population by native language, 2002 census[2]
Slovene 5,617 (91.32%)
Hungarian 324 (5.26%)
Others and Unknown 210 (3.42%)
Total 6,151

The majority of the population is Roman Catholic, but the Lutheran minority makes up more than 40% of the population.

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