Municipality of Ljutomer

The Municipality of Ljutomer (pronounced [ˈljuːtɔmɛɾ] (audio speaker iconlisten); Slovene: Občina Ljutomer) is a municipality in northeastern Slovenia, some 40 kilometers (25 mi) east of Maribor. Traditionally it was part of the region of Styria. It is now included in the Mura Statistical Region.[2] Its largest settlement and the administrative seat is Ljutomer.

Municipality of Ljutomer
Občina Ljutomer
Jeruzalemske gorice.JPG
Coat of arms of Municipality of Ljutomer
Location of the Municipality of Ljutomer in Slovenia
Location of the Municipality of Ljutomer in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°31′N 16°12′E / 46.517°N 16.200°E / 46.517; 16.200Coordinates: 46°31′N 16°12′E / 46.517°N 16.200°E / 46.517; 16.200
Country Slovenia
Government
 • MayorOlga Karba
Area
 • Total107.2 km2 (41.4 sq mi)
Population
 (2002)[1]
 • Total11,720
 • Density110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02 (CEST)
Websitewww.ljutomer.si Edit this at Wikidata

GeographyEdit

The municipality includes Ljutomer Ponds–Jeruzalem Hills Nature Park (Slovene: Krajinski park Ljutomerski ribniki – Jeruzalemske gorice), which covers 1,346 hectares (3,330 acres).[3]

SettlementsEdit

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

 
Villages of municipality

Notable peopleEdit

The Ljutomer area was the birthplace of the ethnologist and Romantic poet Stanko Vraz (1810–1851), linguist Franz Miklosich (1813–1891), pioneer of film making Karol Grossmann (1864–1929), and painter Ante Trstenjak (1894–1970).

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