Municipality of Sevnica

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Municipality of Sevnica

Občina Sevnica
Location of the Municipality of Sevnica in Slovenia
Location of the Municipality of Sevnica in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°0′33.17″N 15°18′14.74″E / 46.0092139°N 15.3040944°E / 46.0092139; 15.3040944Coordinates: 46°0′33.17″N 15°18′14.74″E / 46.0092139°N 15.3040944°E / 46.0092139; 15.3040944
Country Slovenia
Government
 • MayorSrečko Ocvirk
Area
 • Total272.17 km2 (105.09 sq mi)
Population
 (2010)[1]
 • Total17,631
 • Density65/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02 (CEST)

The Municipality of Sevnica (pronounced [ˈseːu̯nitsa] (About this soundlisten); Slovene: Občina Sevnica) is a municipality along the Sava and the Mirna Rivers in southeastern Slovenia. The seat of the municipality is the town of Sevnica. Today it is part of the Lower Sava Statistical Region. It is the 12th-largest municipality by area in Slovenia.[1]

Prominent locals[edit]

Notable people from the Municipality of Sevnica include the model Melania Knauss, the handball player Matjaž Mlakar, the historian Janko Prunk (from Loka pri Zidanem Mostu), and the writer Ludvik Mrzel (also from Loka pri Zidanem Mostu).

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Municipality of Sevnica". Place Names. Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia. Retrieved 5 September 2012.

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