Municipality of Velike Lašče

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Municipality of Velike Lašče

Občina Velike Lašče
Location of the Municipality of Velike Lašče in Slovenia
Location of the Municipality of Velike Lašče in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°50′N 14°38′E / 45.833°N 14.633°E / 45.833; 14.633Coordinates: 45°50′N 14°38′E / 45.833°N 14.633°E / 45.833; 14.633
Country Slovenia
Government
 • MayorTadej Malovrh
Area
 • Total103.2 km2 (39.8 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total4,190
 • Density41/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02 (CEST)

The Municipality of Velike Lašče (pronounced [ˈʋeːlikɛ ˈlaːʃtʃɛ]; Slovene: Občina Velike Lašče) is a municipality in Slovenia. The seat of the municipality is the town of Velike Lašče. It is part of the traditional region of Lower Carniola and is now included in the Central Slovenia Statistical Region. The area is the birthplace of a number of renowned Slovene writers: Primož Trubar, Josip Stritar, Fran Levstik, and Jože Javoršek.[2]

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