Municipality o Sežana

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Municipality of Sežana
Občina Sežana
Location of the Municipality of Sežana in Slovenia
Location of the Municipality of Sežana in Slovenia
Coordinates: 45°44′N 13°53′E / 45.733°N 13.883°E / 45.733; 13.883Coordinates: 45°44′N 13°53′E / 45.733°N 13.883°E / 45.733; 13.883
Country  Slovenia
 • Mayor Davorin Terčon
 • Total 217.4 km2 (83.9 sq mi)
Population (2002)[1]
 • Tot 12,583
 • Density 58/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+01)
 • Simmer (DST) CEST (UTC+02)

The Municipality o Sežana (Slovenie: Občina Sežana) is a municipality in the Littoral region o Slovenie, near the Italian border.[2] The seat o the municipality is the toun o Sežana. The municipality wis established on 6 November 1994, when the umwhile Municipality o Sežana wis dissolvit intae fower smawer municipalities (Divača, Komen, Hrpelje–Kozina, an Sežana).

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Slavic tribes, ancestors o modren Slovenes, first settled the aurie in the late 6t hunderyear A.D. In the Middle Ages, the aurie belangit tae the Duchy o Friuli an the Patriairchate o Aquileia, till it wis conquered bi the Coonts o Gorizia in the 14t hunderyear. In 1500, it fell unner the Habsburg dominion an it wis includit in the Coonty o Gorizia an Gradisca.

Sichts[eedit | eedit soorce]

The Lipica Stud Farm is locatit in the municipality, as are several picturesque veelages.[3]

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