Municipality of Bled

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Municipality of Bled

Občina Bled
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
 • Mayor Janez Fajfar (Independent)
 • Total 72 km2 (28 sq mi)
 • Total 8,113
 • Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+02 (CEST)

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. 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]

Notable people

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


  1. ^ "Municipality of Bled". Place Names. Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia. Retrieved 21 December 2012.
  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)

External links

  • Media related to Municipality of Bled at Wikimedia Commons
  • Municipality of Bled on Geopedia
  • Bled municipal site (in Slovene)
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