Municipality of Ribnica

The Municipality of Ribnica (pronounced [ˈɾiːbnitsa] (listen); Slovene: Občina Ribnica) is a municipality in southern Slovenia. The seat of the municipality is the town of Ribnica. It is part of the traditional region of Lower Carniola and is now included in the Southeast Slovenia Statistical Region. Archaeological evidence shows that the area has been settled at least since the late Bronze Age between 1300 and 900 BC.[2]

Municipality of Ribnica

Občina Ribnica

Coat of arms
Location of the Municipality of Ribnica in Slovenia
Country Slovenia
Government
  MayorSamo Pogorelc
Area
  Total153.6 km2 (59.3 sq mi)
Population
 (2002)[1]
  Total9,266
  Density60/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01 (CET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+02 (CEST)

Notable people

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

References

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