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Občina Izola
Comune di Isola
Location of Izola in Slovenia
Area: 28.6 km²
 - males
 - females
Mayor: Breda Pečan (SD party)
Average age: 44.26 years
Residential areas:
 - households:
 - families:
29.72 m²/person
Working active:
 - unemployed:
Average monthly salary (August 2003):
 - gross:
 - net:
237,012 SIT
149,819 SIT
College/university students: 541
Source: Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia, census of 2002.

Izola (Italian: Isola or Isola d'Istria) is a town, and a municipality of the same name, situated in southwestern Slovenia on the coast of the Adriatic Sea. location of Izola in Slovenia File links The following pages link to this file: Izola Categories: GFDL images ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The tolar has been the currency of Slovenia since October 1991. ... Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia (Slovene: Statistični urad Republike Slovenije, SURS) is independent Slovenian government institution, in charge for official statistical surveying. ... 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... Main street in Bastrop, Texas, a small town A town is a residential community of people ranging from a few hundred to several thousands, although it may be applied loosely even to huge metropolitan areas. ... A municipality or general-purpose district (compare with: special-purpose district) is an administrative local area generally composed of a clearly defined territory and commonly referring to a city, town, or village government. ... A satellite image of the Adriatic Sea. ...

Originally an island in the northern Adriatic (hence the name, which comes from the Italian for "island"), it was first settled by the Romans, who built a port at Haliaetum, on Simons Bay, to the southwest of the present city. The Roman Forum was the central area around which ancient Rome developed. ...

During the Middle Ages, it was controlled by the Venetian Republic. The Most Serene Republic of Venice (Venetian: Serenìsima Repùblica Vèneta; Italian: ) was a Venetian city-state in Northeastern Italy, based around the city of Venice. ...

Its economic base was seriously hurt when Trieste (Trst in Slovene) became the premier port in the region and a plague struck in the 16th century. Trieste (Latin Tergeste, Italian Trieste, Slovenian, Croatian and Serbian Trst, German and Friulian Triest) is a city and port in northeastern Italy right on the border to Slovenia. ...

During the French occupation in the early 19th century, the city walls were torn down and used to fill in the channel that separated the island of Izola from the mainland.

External links

  • Izola, official page of municipality (in Slovenian and Italian)
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Urban municipalities: Celje | Koper | Kranj | Ljubljana | Maribor | Murska Sobota Motto: None Anthem: Zdravljica Capital Ljubljana Largest city Ljubljana Official language(s) Slovenian, Italian1, Hungarian1 Government Parliamentary republic President Prime Minister Janez DrnovÅ¡ek Janez JanÅ¡a Independence  â€¢ Declared  â€¢ Recognized From Yugoslavia June 25, 1991 1992 Accession to EU May 1, 2004 Area    - Total 20,273 km² (151st)   7,827... Image File history File links Flag_of_Slovenia. ... Celje (German Cilli, Hungarian Cille) (46. ... Area: 311. ... Kranj (German: Krainburg) is the fourth largest city of Slovenia, approximately 20 km north west from Ljubljana with a population of 51,225 (2002). ... (help· info) (IPA: ) is the capital and largest city in Slovenia. ... Area: 147. ... Murska Sobota (Hungarian Muraszombat) is a town in northeastern Slovenia, located near the river Mura (hence the name) in the region of Prekmurje. ...

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