List of cities and towns in Slovenia

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There are 67 towns in Slovenia.[1] According to the Local Self-Government Act of the Republic of Slovenia, a town is a larger urban settlement with more than 3,000 residents and differing from other settlements in its size, economical structure, population, population density and historical development.[2] A settlement acquires the status of town through a decision of the Government of Slovenia.[2] Until 2005, the decision was made by the National Assembly of Slovenia.[2]

List of all towns in Slovenia[edit]

Towns in Slovenia, recognised as such by the National Assembly in 2000, are: Ajdovščina, Bled, Bovec, Brežice, Celje, Črnomelj, Domžale, Gornja Radgona, Hrastnik, Idrija, Ilirska Bistrica, Izola, Jesenice, Kamnik, Kočevje, Koper, Kostanjevica na Krki, Kranj, Krško, Laško, Lendava, Litija, Ljubljana, Ljutomer, Maribor, Metlika, Murska Sobota, Nova Gorica, Novo Mesto, Ormož, Piran, Postojna, Ptuj, Radeče, Radovljica, Ravne na Koroškem, Sevnica, Sežana, Slovenj Gradec, Slovenska Bistrica, Slovenske Konjice, Škofja Loka, Šoštanj, Tolmin, Trbovlje, Tržič, Velenje, Višnja Gora, Vrhnika, Zagorje ob Savi, Žalec.[2]

Through a decision of the Government of Slovenia, the following settlements acquired the status of town in January 2006: Cerknica, Dravograd, Grosuplje, Logatec, Medvode, Mengeš, Mežica, Prevalje, Ribnica, Rogaška Slatina, Ruše, Šempeter pri Gorici, Šentjur, Trebnje, Železniki, and Žiri.[2][3]

List of towns with more than 10,000 inhabitants[edit]

Numbers are based on the statistics from the Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia.[4]

Name Population

(2017)

Population

(2011)

Percentage
change
Ljubljana
280,310
272,220
Increase 2.97%
Maribor
94,876
95,171
Decrease -0.30%
Celje
38,079
37,520
Increase 1.49%
Kranj
37,553
36,874
Increase 1.84%
Koper
25,319
24,996
Increase 1.29%
Velenje
24,923
25,456
Decrease -2.09%
Novo Mesto
23,321
23,341
Decrease -0.08%
Ptuj
17,780
18,164
Decrease -2.11%
Trbovlje
13,932
15,163
Decrease -8.12%
Kamnik
13,768
13,644
Increase 0.91%
Nova Gorica
13,102
13,178
Decrease -0.57%
Jesenice
12,928
13,440
Decrease -3.81%
Domžale
12,908
12,406
Increase 4.04%
Škofja Loka
11,691
11,969
Decrease -2.32%
Izola
11,323
11,223
Increase 0.89%
Murska Sobota
11,194
11,614
Decrease -3.61%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Upravna in druge členitve ozemlja RS" [Administrative and Other Territorial Breakdowns of the Republic of Slovenia]. Statistični letopis Republike Slovenije 2013 [Statistical Yearbook of the Republic of Slovenia] (PDF) (in Slovenian and English). Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia. 2013. p. 44. ISSN 1318-5403.
  2. ^ a b c d e Žagar, Katarina (October 2007). Lokalna samouprava: organizacija in funkcija [Local Self-Government: Organisation and Function] (PDF) (in Slovenian) (5th ed.). Administration Academy, Ministry of Public Administration. p. 28. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-07-26.
  3. ^ "Sklep o podelitvi statusa mesta naseljem v Republiki Sloveniji" [Decision granting the status of town to settlements in the Republic of Slovenia]. Retrieved 4 February 2011.
  4. ^ "Population by large and five-year age groups and sex, settlements, Slovenia, annually (in Slovenian)". Retrieved 21 February 2018.

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