Municipality of Jesenice

The Municipality of Jesenice (pronounced [jɛsɛˈniːtsɛ] (About this soundlisten); Slovene: Občina Jesenice) is a municipality in northwest Slovenia. The seat of the municipality is the town of Jesenice.

Municipality of Jesenice

Občina Jesenice
Sunset over my home town Jesenice.jpg
Coat of arms of Municipality of Jesenice
Coat of arms
Location of the Municipality of Jesenice in Slovenia
Location of the Municipality of Jesenice in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°26′N 14°03′E / 46.433°N 14.050°E / 46.433; 14.050Coordinates: 46°26′N 14°03′E / 46.433°N 14.050°E / 46.433; 14.050
Country Slovenia
Government
 • MayorBlaž Račič
Area
 • Total75.8 km2 (29.3 sq mi)
Elevation
576.3 m (1,890.7 ft)
Population
 (2002)[1]
 • Total21,688
 • Density290/km2 (740/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02 (CEST)
Websitewww.jesenice.si Edit this at Wikidata

GeographyEdit

The municipality lies in the Upper Carniola region, in the Upper Sava Valley. It is bordered by the Karawanks and the Austrian border to the north, and by Mount Mežakla to the south.[2]

SettlementsEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit