Municipality of Ajdovščina

The Municipality of Ajdovščina (pronounced [ˈaːi̯dɔu̯ʃtʃina]; Slovene: Občina Ajdovščina) is a municipality with a population of a little over 19,000 located in the Vipava Valley, southwestern Slovenia.[1] The municipality was established in 1994.[2] Its seat is in the town of Ajdovščina.[3] As of 2020, its mayor is Tadej Beočanin.[4]

Municipality of Ajdovščina

Občina Ajdovščina
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Coat of arms of Municipality of Ajdovščina
Coat of arms
Location of the Municipality of Ajdovščina in Slovenia
Location of the Municipality of Ajdovščina in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°53′N 13°55′E / 45.883°N 13.917°E / 45.883; 13.917Coordinates: 45°53′N 13°55′E / 45.883°N 13.917°E / 45.883; 13.917
Country Slovenia
Government
 • MayorTadej Beočanin
Area
 • Total245.2 km2 (94.7 sq mi)
Population
 (July 1, 2018)[1]
 • Total19,154
 • Density77/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02 (CEST)
Websiteajdovscina.si

The climate is influenced by the Mediterranean (minimum temperature in winter −1 °C (30 °F), maximum 17 °C (63 °F); in the summer time maximum temperature 39 °C (102 °F), minimum 20 °C (68 °F). Its characteristic is the bora wind, which may reach the speeds over 200 kilometres per hour (120 mph).

SettlementsEdit

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

DemographicsEdit

Population by native language, 2002 census:

Notable residentsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Občina Ajdovščina". Statistični urad Republike Slovenije. Retrieved March 19, 2020.
  2. ^ Milenković, Aleksandar (2007). "Vzpostavitev lokalne samouprave v Republiki Sloveniji v številkah" [The Establishment of the Local Self-Government in the Republic of Slovenia in Numbers] (PDF) (in Slovenian). Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia. p. 14. ISBN 978-961-239-131-7.
  3. ^ "Pregled mestnih naselij in naselij mestnih območij, merila za uvrstitev, sedeži občin, podatki o prebivalstvu in delovno aktivnem prebivalstvu, Slovenija, 1. 1. 2011" [Review of urban settlements and settlements within urban areas, classification criteria, seats of municipalities, data on population and persons in employment, Slovenia, 1 January 2011]. Statistični letopis Republike Slovenije [The Statistical Yearbook of the Republic of Slovenia] (in English and Slovenian). Ljubljana: Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia. 2011. ISSN 1318-5403.
  4. ^ "Občine Slovenije: Občina Ajdovščina" [The Municipalities of Slovenia: The Municipality of Ajdovščina]. Skupnostobcin.si (in Slovenian). Skupnost občin Slovenije [Association of Municipalities and Towns of Slovenia]. Retrieved 20 February 2013.

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