Municipality of Žalec

The Municipality of Žalec (pronounced [ˈʒaːləts] (listen); Slovene: Občina Žalec) is a municipality in Slovenia in the traditional region of Styria. The seat of the municipality is the town of Žalec.[2] The municipality was established in its current form on 7 August 1998, when the former larger municipality of Žalec was divided into six smaller municipalities.[3]

Municipality of Žalec
Občina Žalec
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Coat of arms of Municipality of Žalec
Location of the Municipality of Žalec in Slovenia
Location of the Municipality of Žalec in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°15′40″N 15°9′40″E / 46.26111°N 15.16111°E / 46.26111; 15.16111Coordinates: 46°15′40″N 15°9′40″E / 46.26111°N 15.16111°E / 46.26111; 15.16111
Country Slovenia
Government
 • MayorJanko Kos
Area
 • Total117.1 km2 (45.2 sq mi)
Population
 (2002)[1]
 • Total20,335
 • Density170/km2 (450/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02 (CEST)
Websitewww.zalec.si Edit this at Wikidata

SettlementsEdit

 
Villages in the municipality

In addition to the municipal seat of Žalec, the municipality also includes the following settlements:

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