Municipality of Zagorje ob Savi

The Municipality of Zagorje ob Savi (pronounced [zaˈɡoːɾjɛ ɔp ˈsaːʋi]; Slovene: Občina Zagorje ob Savi) is a municipality in central Slovenia. The seat of the municipality is the town of Zagorje ob Savi. The area is part of the traditional region of Upper Carniola. The entire municipality is now included in the Central Sava Statistical Region. The population of the municipality is about 17,000.[2]

Municipality of Zagorje ob Savi

Občina Zagorje ob Savi
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Coat of arms of Municipality of Zagorje ob Savi
Coat of arms
Location of the Municipality of Zagorje ob Savi in Slovenia
Location of the Municipality of Zagorje ob Savi in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°08′N 15°0′E / 46.133°N 15.000°E / 46.133; 15.000Coordinates: 46°08′N 15°0′E / 46.133°N 15.000°E / 46.133; 15.000
Country Slovenia
Government
 • MayorMatjaž Švagan
Area
 • Total147.1 km2 (56.8 sq mi)
Population
 (2002)[1]
 • Total17,067
 • Density120/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02 (CEST)
Websitewww.zagorje.si Edit this at Wikidata
Source: Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia, census of 2002

Archaeological evidence shows that the area was already settled in the Late Bronze Age and Iron Age.[3]

SettlementsEdit

In addition to the municipal seat of Zagorje ob Savi, the municipality also includes the following settlements:

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