Municipality of Bled

The Municipality of Bled (pronounced [ˈbleːt]; Slovene: Občina Bled) is a municipality in northwestern Slovenia in the Upper Carniola region. The seat of the municipality is the town of Bled, located on the shores of Lake Bled. The area is a popular tourist destination.

Municipality of Bled

Občina Bled
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Coat of arms of Municipality of Bled
Coat of arms
Location of the Municipality of Bled in Slovenia
Location of the Municipality of Bled in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°22′N 14°07′E / 46.367°N 14.117°E / 46.367; 14.117Coordinates: 46°22′N 14°07′E / 46.367°N 14.117°E / 46.367; 14.117
Country Slovenia
 • MayorJanez Fajfar (Independent)
 • Total72 km2 (28 sq mi)
 (July 1, 2018)[1]
 • Total7,835
 • Density110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02 (CEST) Edit this at Wikidata

The Municipality of Bled was established in October 1994. It was greatly reduced in size with the establishment of the Municipality of Gorje in June 2006, because it has retained only 38% of its previous territory.[2]


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

Notable peopleEdit

Notable people that were born or lived in the Municipality of Bled include:


  1. ^ a b "Občina Bled". Statistični urad Republike Slovenije. Retrieved June 23, 2020.
  2. ^ Milenković, Aleksandar (2007). "Vzpostavitev lokalne samouprave v Republiki Sloveniji v številkah" [The Establishment of the Local Self-Government in the Republic of Slovenia in Numbers] (PDF) (in Slovenian). Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia. p. 17. ISBN 978-961-239-131-7.
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  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-06-14. Retrieved 2012-12-11.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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