Municipality of Ribnica

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Municipality of Ribnica
Občina Ribnica
Coat of arms of Municipality of Ribnica
Coat of arms
Location of the Municipality of Ribnica in Slovenia
Location of the Municipality of Ribnica in Slovenia
Country  Slovenia
 • Mayor Jože Levstek
 • Total 153.6 km2 (59.3 sq mi)
Population (2002)[1]
 • Total 9,266
 • Density 60/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+02)

The Municipality of Ribnica (pronounced [ˈɾiːbnitsa] (About this sound listen); Slovene: Občina Ribnica) is a municipality in southern Slovenia. The seat of the municipality is the town of Ribnica. It is part of the traditional region of Lower Carniola and is now included in the Southeast Slovenia Statistical Region. Archaeological evidence shows that the area has been settled at least since the late Bronze Age between 1300 and 900 BC.[2]

Notable people[edit]

Notable people that were born or lived in the Municipality of Ribnica include:


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Coordinates: 45°44′19.7″N 14°43′37.75″E / 45.738806°N 14.7271528°E / 45.738806; 14.7271528