Municipality of Lendava

The Municipality of Lendava (pronounced [ˈleːndaʋa] (About this soundlisten); Slovene: Občina Lendava) is a municipality in the traditional region of Prekmurje in northeastern Slovenia. The seat of the municipality is the town of Lendava. Lendava became a municipality in 1994.[2]

Municipality of Lendava

Občina Lendava
Lendava mesto 02.jpg
Coat of arms of Municipality of Lendava
Coat of arms
Location of the Municipality of Lendava in Slovenia
Location of the Municipality of Lendava in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°34′N 16°27′E / 46.567°N 16.450°E / 46.567; 16.450Coordinates: 46°34′N 16°27′E / 46.567°N 16.450°E / 46.567; 16.450
Country Slovenia
Government
 • MayorJanez Magyar
Area
 • Total122.9 km2 (47.5 sq mi)
Population
 (2016)[1]
 • Total10,517
 • Density86/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02 (CEST)
Websitewww.lendava.si Edit this at Wikidata

SettlementsEdit

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

DemographicsEdit

The population by native language according to the 2002 census was:[3]

  • Slovene: 5,516 (49.47%)
  • Hungarian: 4,390 (39.37%)
  • Other Europeans and unknown: 1,245 (11.16%)
  • Total: 11,151

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Občina Lendava". Statistični urad Republike Slovenije. Retrieved February 16, 2020.
  2. ^ Vzpostavitev lokalne samouprave v Republiki Sloveniji v številkah. Ljubljana: Statistični urad Republike Slovenije. 2007. p. 65. Retrieved February 16, 2020.
  3. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia

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