Municipality of Moravske Toplice

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Municipality of Moravske Toplice

Občina Moravske Toplice
Location of the Municipality of Moravske Toplice in Slovenia
Location of the Municipality of Moravske Toplice in Slovenia
Coordinates: 46°41′6.38″N 16°13′8.25″E / 46.6851056°N 16.2189583°E / 46.6851056; 16.2189583Coordinates: 46°41′6.38″N 16°13′8.25″E / 46.6851056°N 16.2189583°E / 46.6851056; 16.2189583
Country  Slovenia
Government
 • Mayor Alojz Glavač (SDS)
Area
 • Total 144.5 km2 (55.8 sq mi)
Population
(2002)[1]
 • Total 6,151
 • Density 43/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+01 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+02 (CEST)

The Municipality of Moravske Toplice (pronounced [mɔˈɾaːu̯skɛ tɔˈpliːtsɛ]; Slovene: Občina Moravske Toplice) is a municipality in Slovenia, part of the Prekmurje region. Its centre is the spa settlement Moravske Toplice. The municipality is an important center of Lutheranism in Slovenia. Large Lutheran churches are found both in the settlement, as in other surrounding villages.

Demographics

Population by native language, 2002 census[2]
Slovene 5,617 (91.32%)
Hungarian 324 (5.26%)
Others and Unknown 210 (3.42%)
Total 6,151

The majority of the population is Roman Catholic, but the Lutheran minority makes up more than 40% of the population.

References

  1. ^ Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia, census of 2002
  2. ^ Slovenian 2002 Census

External links

  • Moravske Toplice municipal site
  • Municipality of Moravske Toplice on Geopedia


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