Municipality of Bistrica ob Sotli

The Municipality of Bistrica ob Sotli (pronounced [ˈbiːstɾitsa ɔp ˈsoːtli]; Slovene: Občina Bistrica ob Sotli) is a municipality in eastern Slovenia. It has been an independent municipality since 1999; before, it was part of the Municipality of Podčetrtek. The seat of the municipality is the town of Bistrica ob Sotli. The area belongs to the traditional region of Styria. It is now included in the Lower Sava Statistical Region; until January 2014, it was part of the Savinja Statistical Region.

Municipality of Bistrica ob Sotli
Občina Bistrica ob Sotli
Coat of arms of Municipality of Bistrica ob Sotli
Location of the Municipality of Bistrica ob Sotli in Slovenia
Location of the Municipality of Bistrica ob Sotli in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°3′32″N 15°39′51″E / 46.05889°N 15.66417°E / 46.05889; 15.66417Coordinates: 46°3′32″N 15°39′51″E / 46.05889°N 15.66417°E / 46.05889; 15.66417
Country Slovenia
Government
 • MayorFranjo Debelak
Area
 • Total31.1 km2 (12.0 sq mi)
Population
 (July 1, 2018)[1]
 • Total1,350
 • Density43/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02 (CEST)
Websitewww.bistricaobsotli.si Edit this at Wikidata

SettlementsEdit

In addition to the municipal seat of Bistrica ob Sotli, the municipality also includes the following settlements:

DemographicsEdit

Population by native language, 2002 Census

Slovene 1,354
Croatian 57
Serbo-Croatian 4
Bosnian 3
German 3
Others 4
Unknown 35

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Občina Bistrica ob Sotli". Statistični urad Republike Slovenije. Retrieved April 17, 2020.

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