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]

Town Name Population

(01.01.2017)

Population

(01.01.2013)

Population

(01.01.2011)

 Ljubljana 280,310 274,826 272,220
 Maribor 94,876 94,809 95,171
Celje 38,079 37,490 37,520
 Kranj 37,553 37,151 36,874
Koper 25,319 24,864 24,996
Velenje 24,923 25,333 25,456
Novo Mesto 23,321 23,212 23,341
Ptuj 17,780 17,972 18,164
Trbovlje 13,932 14,842 15,163
Kamnik 13,768 13,652 13,644
Nova Gorica 13,102 12,997 13,178
Jesenice 12,928 13,255 13,440
Domžale 12,908 12,614 12,406
Škofja Loka 11,691 11,830 11,969
Izola 11,323 11,347 11,223
Murska Sobota 11,194 11,427 11,614

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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