Municipality of Dobrova–Polhov Gradec

The Municipality of Dobrova–Polhov Gradec (pronounced [ˈdoːbɾɔʋa ˈpou̯ːxou̯ ˈɡɾaːdəts]; Slovene: Občina Dobrova - Polhov Gradec) is a municipality in Slovenia. The main settlements in the municipality are Dobrova and Polhov Gradec.[2]

Municipality of Dobrova–Polhov Gradec

Občina Dobrova - Polhov Gradec
Dobrova
Dobrova
Location of the Municipality of Dobrova–Polhov Gradec in Slovenia
Location of the Municipality of Dobrova–Polhov Gradec in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°03′N 14°18′E / 46.050°N 14.300°E / 46.050; 14.300Coordinates: 46°03′N 14°18′E / 46.050°N 14.300°E / 46.050; 14.300
Country Slovenia
Government
 • MayorFranc Setnikar
Area
 • Total117.5 km2 (45.4 sq mi)
Population
 (2002)[1]
 • Total6,691
 • Density57/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02 (CEST)

HistoryEdit

Originally, according to the Establishment of Municipalities and Municipal Boundaries Act that came into effect on 1 January 1995, the municipality also included the town of Horjul and was named the Municipality of Dobrova–Horjul–Polhov Gradec (Občina Dobrova - Horjul - Polhov Gradec). After a ruling by the Slovene Constitutional Court, the local community of the town of Horjul gained its own municipality in 1998, named the Municipality of Horjul.

Notable peopleEdit

Notable people that were born or lived in the Municipality of Dobrova–Polhov Gradec include:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia, census of 2002
  2. ^ Dobova–Polhov Gradec municipal site
  3. ^ Savnik, Roman, ed. 1971. Krajevni leksikon Slovenije, vol. 2. Ljubljana: Državna založba Slovenije. p. 408.

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