List of caves in Slovenia

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The following article is a list of caves in Slovenia. About 43% of Slovenian territory is of karst nature and over 10,000 caves are known in Slovenia.

List of caves by number of visitors[edit]

The following show caves were the most visited in 2008 (ordered by the number of visitors):[1]

  1. Postojna Cave: 548,424 visitors
  2. Škocjan Cave: 100,299 visitors
  3. Hell Cave: 13,638 visitors
  4. Predjama Cave: 6,133 visitors
  5. Cross Cave: 4,935 visitors
  6. Mayor Cave: 4,008 visitors
  7. Pivka Cave and Black Cave: 3,509 visitors

List of caves by length[edit]

  1. Migovec System, length (m): 24,900, depth (m): -975, location: the Tolminka River surroundings
  2. Postojna Cave (Slovene: Postojnska jama) (system), length (m): 20,570 m, depth (m): -115, location: Pivška kotlina, river: Pivka
  3. Predjama (system), length (m): 13,092, depth (m): -143, location: Pivška kotlina, river: Lokva, Belščica
  4. Kačna jama, length (m): 12,750, depth (m): -280, location: Divaški kras, river: underground Notranjska Reka river
  5. Pološka jama, length (m): 10,800, depth (m): -704, location: zaledje Tolminke
  6. Črnelsko brezno, length (m): 11,450, depth (m): -1,198, location: Rombonski podi
  7. Cross Cave (Slovene: Križna jama), length (m): 8,273, depth (m): -32 location: Loško polje, rivers:Farovščica and Bloščica (only in high waters)
  8. Karlovice (system), length (m): 8,057, depth (m): -12, location: Cerkniško polje, rivers: Cerkniščica and other outflows from Cerkniško polje
  9. Planina Cave (Slovene: Planinska jama), length (m): 6,656, depth (m): -65, location: Planinsko polje, rivers: Rak and Pivka
  10. Dimnice, length (m): 6,020, depth (m): -134, location: Matarsko podolje, rivers: sink stream of Velike Loče (blind valley)
  11. Brezno pri gamsovi glavici, length (m): 6,000, depth (m): -817, location: Bohinjske planine
  12. Škocjan Caves (Slovene: Škocjanske jame), length (m): 5,800, depth (m): -250, location: Divaški kras, river: Reka
  13. Najdena jama, length (m): 4,987, depth (m): -121, location: Planinsko polje, river: Unica
  14. Zelške jame, length (m): 4,742, depth (m): -45, location: Rakov Škocjan, river: Rak
  15. Podpeška jama, length (m): 4,390, depth (m): -20, location: Dobrepolje
  16. Čehi 2, length (m): 5,291, depth (m): -1.502, location: Rombonski podi - deepest abbyss in Slovenia
  17. Logarček, length (m): 4,334, depth (m): -120, location: Planinsko polje
  18. Velika ledena jama v Paradani, length (m): 4,090, depth (m): -650, location: Trnovski gozd
  19. Molička peč (system),length (m): 3,827, depth (m): -1,135, location: Dleskovška planota
  20. Mala Boka, length (m): 3,545, depth (m): -353, location: Bovška kotlina
  21. Skalarjevo brezno, length (m): 3,485, depth (m): -911, location: Kaninski podi
  22. Brezno pod Moličko pečjo, length (m): 3,009, depth (m): -533, location: Dleskovška planota
  23. Tkalca jama, length (m): 2,885, depth (m): -71, location: Rakov Škocjan
  24. Beško-Ocizeljski sistem,length (m): 2,780, depth (m): -150, location: Podgorski kras
  25. Hotiško-Slivarski sistem, length (m): 2,644, depth (m): -180, location: Matarsko podolje
  26. J4, length (m): 2,640, depth (m): -520, location: Rombonski podi
  27. Vandima, length (m): 2,500, depth (m): -1,182, location: Rombonski podi
  28. Huda Luknja, length (m): 2,339, depth (m): -119, location: Paka Valley
  29. Jazbina v Rovnjah, length (m): 2.233, depth (m): -160, location: Matarsko podolje
  30. Viršnica, length (m): 2,139, depth (m): -62, location: Radensko polje
  31. Gorjanska jama, length (m): 2,054, depth (m): -153, location: Mežakla
  32. Podstenska jama, length (m): 1,984, depth (m): -65, location: Mala gora (Ribnica)
  33. Vipavska jama, length (m): 1,932, depth (m): -64, location: Vipavska dolina
  34. Ponor polne lune, length (m): 1,873, depth (m): -370, location: Banjšice
  35. Kostanjeviška jama, length (m): 1,813, depth (m): -47, location: Gorjanci
  36. Renejevo brezno, length (m): 1,700, depth (m): -1,068, location: Kaninski podi
  37. Osapska jama, length (m): 1,607, depth (m): -54, location: Podgorski kras
  38. Željnske jame, length (m): 1,600, depth (m): -12, location: Kočevsko polje
  39. Kamniška jama, length (m): 1,570, depth (m): -226, location: Kamniška Bistrica
  40. Križna jama 2, length (m): 1,565, depth (m): -80, location: Loško polje, river: Farovščica
  41. Pekel, 1.310 length (m): 1,310, depth (m): -40, location: Ponikovski kras (Polzela)
  42. Tajna jama 1, length (m): 1,300, depth (m): -30, location: Ponikovski kras (Polzela)
  43. Brezno pri Leški planini, length (m): 1,264, depth (m): -536, location: Jelovica
  44. Botrova jama, length (m): 1,250, depth (m): -516, location: Bohinjske planine
  45. Vodna jama v Lozi, length (m): 1,235, depth (m): -75, location: Slavinski ravnik (Prestranek)
  46. Lipiška jama, length (m): 1,194, depth (m): -230, location: Sežanski kras
  47. Ljubljanska jama, length (m): 1,120, depth (m): -310, location: Kamniška Bistrica
  48. Ledeno špičje, length (m): 1,118, depth (m): -255, location: Krnsko pogorje
  49. Izvir Bilpa, length (m): 1,100, depth (m): -41, location: Kolpa valley
  50. Medvedjak, length (m): 1,092, depth (m): -129, location: Matarsko podolje
  51. Jama v Kofcah, length (m): 1,090, depth (m): -103, location: Velika planina
  52. Prepadna jama, length (m): 1,080, depth (m): -148, location: Kolpa valley
  53. C 11 (Možnica), length (m): 1,074, depth (m): -644, location: zaledje Loške Koritnice
  54. Snežna jama na planini Arto, length (m): 1,062, depth (m): -75, location: Raduha
  55. Kmetov brezen, length (m): 1,049, depth (m): -41, location: Hotenjski ravnik (Hotedršica)
  56. Čendova jama, length (m): 1,040, depth (m): -126, location: Baška grapa
  57. Hrušiške ponikve, length (m): 1,036 -152, location: Matarsko podolje
  58. Lekinka, length (m): 1,032 -17, location: Pivška kotlina
  59. Kamenšca, length (m): 1,023 -147, location: Matarsko podolje
  60. Martinska jama pri Markovščini, length (m): 1,004 -120, location: Matarsko podolje
  61. Novokrajska jama, length (m): 1,000, depth (m): -113, location: Jelšanska brda
  62. Brezno pod Velbom, length (m): 1,000, depth (m): -852, location: Kaninski podi

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