List of cities and towns in Slovenia

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There are 69 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 SloveniaEdit

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 8,000 inhabitantsEdit

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

Rank Name Population
(2021)
Population
(2011)
Percentage
change
1.
Ljubljana
285.604
272.220
  4.91%
2.
Maribor
97.019
95.171
  1.94%
3.
Kranj
38.024
36.874
  3.11%
4.
Celje
37.392
37.520
  -0.34%
5.
Koper
26.054
24.996
  4.23%
6.
Velenje
25.538
25.456
  0.32%
7.
Novo Mesto
23.878
23.341
  2.3%
8.
Ptuj
18.004
18.164
  -0.88%
9.
Kamnik
13.902
13.644
  1.89%
10.
Trbovlje
13.742
15.163
  -9.37%
11.
Jesenice
13.503
13.440
  0.46%
12.
Domžale
13.102
12.406
  5.61%
13.
Nova Gorica
12.871
13.178
  -2.32%
15.
Izola
11.819
11.223
  5.31%
14.
Škofja Loka
11.706
11.969
  -2.19%
16.
Murska Sobota
11.025
11.614
  -5.07%
17.
Logatec
9.947
8.942
  10.10%
18.
Postojna
9.750
9.183
  5.81%
19.
Vrhnika
8.889
8.413
  5.35%
20.
Slovenska Bistrica
8.252
7.454
  9.67%
21.
Kočevje
8.113
8.672
  -6.89%

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ T. H.; Barbara Štor (19 January 2021). "Slovenija dobila dve novi mesti, Zreče in Lenart" (in Slovenian). RTV Slovenija. Retrieved 22 January 2021.
  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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