Municipality of Slovenske Konjice

The Municipality of Slovenske Konjice (pronounced [slɔˈʋéːnskɛ kɔˈnjìːtsɛ] (About this soundlisten) or [- kɔˈnjíːtsɛ]; Slovene: Občina Slovenske Konjice) is a municipality in the traditional region of Styria in northeastern Slovenia. The seat of the municipality is the town of Slovenske Konjice. Slovenske Konjice became a municipality in 1994.[2]

Municipality of Slovenske Konjice

Občina Slovenske Konjice
Konjice 2018.jpg
Flag of Municipality of Slovenske Konjice
Flag
Coat of arms of Municipality of Slovenske Konjice
Coat of arms
Location of the Municipality of Slovenske Konjice in Slovenia
Location of the Municipality of Slovenske Konjice in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°19′N 15°28′E / 46.317°N 15.467°E / 46.317; 15.467Coordinates: 46°19′N 15°28′E / 46.317°N 15.467°E / 46.317; 15.467
Country Slovenia
Government
 • MayorDarko Ratajc
Area
 • Total97.8 km2 (37.8 sq mi)
Population
 (July 1, 2018)[1]
 • Total14,912
 • Density150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02 (CEST)
Websitewww.slovenskekonjice.si Edit this at Wikidata
Obcine Slovenija 2011 Zrece Oplotnica SlKonjice SlBistrica.svg

GeographyEdit

The municipality is now included in the Savinja Statistical Region.[3] It is the administrative and cultural center of the Dravinja Valley. It spreads over 97.8 square kilometers (37.8 sq mi) and has a population of 13,600. About 100 kilometers (62 mi) from Ljubljana, Graz, or Zagreb, it is easily reachable by the A1 motorway and via the small airport Slovenske Konjice[4] near Loče.

LocationEdit

Municipality of Slovenske Konjice borders on the municipalities of Šmarje pri Jelšah and Šentjur to the south, Vojnik to the west, Zreče to the northwest, Oplotnica to the north, Slovenska Bistrica to the east, and Rogaška Slatina to the southeast.

SettlementsEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Občina Slovenske Konjice". Statistični urad Republike Slovenije. Retrieved April 7, 2020.
  2. ^ Vzpostavitev lokalne samouprave v Republiki Sloveniji v številkah. Ljubljana: Statistični urad Republike Slovenije. 2007. p. 119. Retrieved April 7, 2020.
  3. ^ Municipality of Slovenske Konjice website
  4. ^ airport

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